VH-UJS  de Havilland D.H.50A                        (c/n  [QANTAS] 6)


                                        Taken from a snapshot in the Qantas archives, this image illustrates one of seven D.H.50
                                        Model As and Js built under licence by the airline at Longreach.   -UJS served from 1929
                                        until August 1937 when it was sold to F.T. O'dea in New Guinea.   It returned to the main-
                                        land later that year, however, and was registered to W.O. Weaber of Brisbane.  Shortly
                                        after that (on 2 December 1937) it suffered a devastating crash at Yeppoon, Qld.  Below
                                        is an extract from the Brisbane Courier Mail for 4 December 1937 showing the activity at
                                        the scene of the crash.