image of ZK-APA, an ex C-47B-45-DK (45 -0961) and RNZAF NZ3555.
of the ANA
conversions, it was delivered to NZNAC in October of 1947.
type windows were
added in 1964 converting it to "Skyliner" standard. ZK-APA was
from NZNAC service in
1966 and then leased to Polynesian Airlines as 5W-FAC. It
crashed at Faleolo
Airport in Apia, Western Samoa on 13 January 1970 after encountering
takeoff. All 32 persons on board were killed.