Aviation Photo #1320506 Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3) - TAA Airlines of New Guinea (Trans Australia Airlines - TAA)

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A TAA - Airlines of New Guinea DC-3 (Named 'Mount Hagen'), at Mount Hagen Airport in 1975. This photo pre-dates Independence. It was still the Territory of Papua New Guinea (TPNG) then. She was A65-29 in RAAF service in WWII. Surprisingly, this aircraft - again wearing the same Registration - is still operating in Australia in 2008. I photographed her at Nowra in May 2005, and did a 0.3 hour Joyflight in this aircraft from Nowra on 26Jan1996. Apologies for grainy Agfa slide film.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    TAA Airlines of New Guinea (Trans Australia Airlines - TAA)
    Douglas C-47A Skytrain (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Mount Hagen - Kagamuga
    Papua New Guinea
    March 1975
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