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Title: Aeroplane
Photo No: PH0200/0241
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Photographer: Young, Mayse, 1913-
Date taken: 19-Jun-1933
Collection: Mayse Young Collection.
Description: Crowd around a plane. Armstrong Whitworth AW.14 Atalanta G-ABTL 'Astraea' departed Croydon, UK, on 29 May 1933 on a trial flight for the England-Australia air mail service. It landed at Bathurst Island (30 miles north of Darwin) on 17 June then Darwin 19 June, departing for Camooweal on 20 June. The return flight was conducted 10-24 July. It was the first four engined aircraft seen in Australia (Brackley). Hudson Fysh of Qantas was a passenger on the return flight to England.
Subject: aeroplanes
Copyright owner: Northern Territory Library.
Use and Restrictions: No known copyright restrictions
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