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P00281.012

Image copyright: Copyright expired - public domain,
Public Domain Mark This image is in the Public Domain

ID number P00281.012
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Film original negative nitrate other

Description

MOULMEIN, BURMA, EARLY 1920-04. THE FIRST SINGLE ENGINED AEROPLANE FLIGHT FROM GREAT BRITAIN TO AUSTRALIA BY RAY PARER AND JOHN MCINTOSH. EXTENSIVE DAMAGED RESULTED WHEN THE PILOT, RAY PARER, WAS FORCED TO CRASH-LAND THE P.D. (STRICKEN WITH ENGINE TROUBLE) SO AS TO AVOID CASUALTIES AS NATIVES CROWDED THE LANDING GROUND. THIS PHOTO SHOWS THE STARBOARD SIDE OF THE P.D.