VH-TAT (1)   Douglas DC-3CS1C3G                                     (c/n  13083)


                                     VH-TAT was an ex C-47A-20-DK, USAAF serial 42-93198.  It went to the RAAF as A65-48
                                     call sign VHCID.  Civilianized to TAA in 1948.   On 8 Aug 1951 whilst climbing out of Cambridge
                                     Airport, Hobart, Tasmania on a freight flight, the aircraft crashed into Barilla Bay, Tas.   Icing was
                                     suspected as the reason for the control loss.  Both crew members were killed.     The above photo-
                                     graph was taken by the late Gus Grulke at Eagle Farm, Brisbane and comes from the Peter Gates