Aviation Photo #1040136 Grumman G-73T Turbo Mallard - Vowell Air Services

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Nose wheel collapse. The crew had flown it in as usual to collect oil crews for Bond Oil’s “Harriet” field on Lowendal Island, but after 30 mins on the ground, the nose oleo deflated, slightly damaging the nose gear doors. It was was all repaired in 3 hours and the aircraft departed to Lowendal Island. Built 1947 as a Mallard, reg NC2966. 1972 cvtd by Frakes to Turbo Mallard. 1975 to C-GHUM. 1983 to N2419X, then VH-JAW. 1985 to Vowell for Bond Oil contract.
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    David Eyre
    Vowell Air Services
    Grumman G-73T Turbo Mallard
    Grumman G-73 Mallard
    Grumman G-73 Mallard
    Grumman
    J-26
    VH-JAW
    Karratha
    Western Australia
    Australia
    January 29, 1986
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