VH-IHL Hughes 269B
VH-IHL was registered new to Helicopters (SA) Ltd
of Adelaide in August 1965. This shot, from
the Geoff Goodall collection was taken at home base Parafield
in March 1966. Several owners later
it was destroyed on 2 August 1969 after
landing at a bush camp some 50 miles from Derby, WA.
The engine exhaust
ignited some dry grass and the machine caught fire. The pilot
escaped with burns.