VH-KVI Cessna A188
VH-KVI was registered to Hazelton Air
Services of Cudal in October 1969. David Carter’s
photograph above shows it in Rex Aviation’s assembly hangar at
Bankstown before its first flight
in Australia .
It was still with Hazelton in 1976 and was certainly still operating in
West when it came to grief on February 2, 1988.
Taking off near Bathurst, the aircraft flew
area of sink and was unable to clear the
trees . It crashed to the
ground. The pilot,
injuries, was able extricate himself from the cockpit before the
consumed by flames.
It took almost three years before officialdom caught up and -KVI was
not struck off the register until