Aviation Photo #1648725 Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor - Australia - Air Force

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Rare image of former RAAF 24 Squadron Ford Trimotor at the Port Moresby War Museum. The aircraft was a UK-based Ford demonstrator as NC401H, then owned by Lord Lovelace and operated in East Africa from Dec 1930 as G-ABHO "Tanganyika Star". To the British Air Navigation Co. in Nov 1933 (named "Voyager"), then sold to Guinea Airways on 26 Oct 1935 becoming VH-UBI, and was impressed into RAAF Service on 06 Feb 1942. She crashed at Myola Lake on 24 Nov 1942, and was recovered by the RAAF in 1979 and taken to the War Museum.
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    Wolodymir Nelowkin
    Australia - Air Force
    Ford 5-AT-C Tri-Motor
    Ford Tri-Motor
    Ford Tri-Motor
    Port Moresby
    Papua New Guinea
    March 16, 1988
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