VH-TAS    Transavia PL.12 Airtruk                                    (c/n  825)


                                        This Airtruk had just been purchased by Benders Spreading Service of Tasmania from Hazair
                                        of Albury when this shot, by Chris O'Neill was taken at Parafield, SA in October 1980.  The
                                        aircraft was originally registered new on 10 February 1967      In the mid 1970s it served with
                                        Tablelands Air Service of Mudgee, NSW.   It survived a number of agricultural accidents and
                                        was still current into the new millennium, although is no longer registered (at least as VH-TAS).