VH-TGP (2) Piper PA-23-250
TAA acquired this Aztec from Avis in June 1964. It was one of the
original Avis machines,
registered in October 1962 as VH-AVS
The registration was changed to –TGP, for T
iper, and it was sent to Papua New Guinea.
It was withdrawn from use
later and flown back to Essendon. It was not until 1971 that it
was sold to Civil
who offered it for resale. On May 3, 1976, David
Carter saw it at Rock-
when it was with Overland Airways. It April 1979
the Aztec returned to PNG
where it became
P2-TGP. It later became derelict at Rabaul.