VH-PLX Cessna 172G
Registered in January, 1966, VH-PLX had been N5835R before being
shipped to Australia.
David Carter saw it (above) at Bathurst on October 4, 1970, when it
flew in for the Hardie
500 endurance car race . It is not known where it
came from but two years later
was based at Mt Isa and being used as a skydiving jump
ship . This is known because
was from –PLX that a skydiver fell to his death in 1972, resulting in
an accident report
being filed. The aircraft was privately owned but
available to Mt Isa Aero Club members.
January 31, 1990, –PLX was wrecked in a storm that swept across