PETER RYE COLLECTION
No. 5340. Percival EP.9 (VH-DAX c/n 40) Doggett Aviation
Photographed at Jandakot Airport, Jandakot, Western Australia, Australia, December 1967, by Peter Rye

Percival EP.9

07/31/2014. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "Production of this aircraft finalized on June 4, 1958 and the aircraft was shipped to the Tasmanian Aero Club, Launceston, Tasmania, Australia. Registered VH-TCA on October 10, 1958, the aircraft was used for medical flights with the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia, and for other utility services.

In August 1961 it was sold to Air Mist Pty. Ltd. of Launceston and converted for agricultural duties by Super Spread of Moorabbin, Victoria. On April 1, 1965 it was sold to Doggett Aviation & Engineering Co. Ltd., Jandakot, Western Australia, and reregistered VH-DAX. On April 7, 1968 the aircraft crashed at Juna Downs, Western Australia, its remains were still on the crash site, 45 years later."

Read the type remarks on page 402.



Created May 15, 2006