VH-PNH Pilatus PC-6/B-H2 Porter
This Porter was one of
three delivered to Papuan Airlines (Patair) in 1965/6.
the first one
(VH-PNF) was destroyed in an accident whilst working its first
for the airline, so
effectively only two were in operation at any one time.
VH-PNH was named
Lawes" (name just forward of the cabin door).
This shot, from the Geoff Goodall
taken at Port Moresby in October 1968. It had several
owners over the next
(including Ansett Airways of Papua New Guinea), and was written of in
an accident at
March of 1974 whilst flying for Melanesian Airline Company.