VH-SSM (2)   Cessna 180 Skywagon                        (c/n  32489)


                                         Super Spread acquired this Skywagon in January 1963, hence its rego in the VH-SS series.
                                         It was owned by Air Mist when Geoff Goodall took the above shot at Parafield in September
                                         1966.   Geoff's shot was taken late in the day as the aircraft was returning from a spraying
                                         sortie.  This Skywagon was originally a Mafair machine and operated in Dutch New Guinea                                   
                                         as JZ-PTE.  -SSM(2) ended up with Norwest Air Charter at Smithton, Tasmania and, like
                                         most of their fleet, had a short life    On 21 November 1970 it had engine failure on takeoff
                                         from Couta Rocks, on the rugged west coast of Tasmania, crashed, overturned and was
                                         destroyed by fire. The 4 occupants all escaped.