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 ...
ID numberP00281.012
Collection typePhotograph
Object typeBlack & white - Film original negative nitrate other
DescriptionMOULMEIN, 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.