VH-PLI Cessna U206E
Formerly N9113M, VH-PLI was registered
to Rex Aviation in November 1970. David Carter’s
picture above shows the freshly assembled aircraft at Bankstown some
two months before then.
In the mid 1970s
the aircraft was owned by the Australian Agricultural Co., one of
largest cattle producers. –PLI was lost on one of its
stations, Brunette Downs, NT on April 2,
1993. The cause of the fatal accident remains unknown but the
pilot, the only person on board,
conducting low level inspections of bores.