ZK-APA  Douglas DC-3CS1C3G            (c/n  16964/34224)


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  ZK-APA was withdrawn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