G-AUED de Havilland D.H.9C
This rare shot of G-AUED comes from the Dave Freeman collection, via
the South Australian
The D.H.9C was one of Qantas' first aircraft and was
registered to the
Longreach company in November1923.
It met its demise in a crash at Tambo, Queensland
on 24 March 1927 and this
accident marked the embryonic airline's first fatality.
below from the John Oxley Library,
State Library of Queensland collection, shows the hump-
back configuration of this
civilianized, three-pax WW I type.