VH-EQN. Douglas C-47B-5-DK. c/n 14553-25998.
Construction completed at the Oklahoma City plant - September 16, 1944
Built as a Douglas C-47B-5-DK
Allocated U.S. serial number 43-48737
Delivered to United States Army Air Force - September 16, 1944
Transferred to the R.A.A.F. under lend / lease agreement as A65-60 - September 30, 1944
Operated using the radio callsign 'VHCUS'
Allocated to No 33 Squadron - October 21, 1944
Allocated to No 38 Squadron Richmond using radio callsign 'VMJMO' - December 28, 1944
Allocated to No 38 Squadron Target Towing - August 1, 1946
Allocated to 86 Wing - October 30, 1947
Allocated to ARDU at East Sale - February 21, 1948
Allocated to Central Flying School - November 3, 1949
Allocated to No 86 Transport Wing - August 21, 1952
Allocated to ARDU - August 25, 1953
Allocated to No 86 Wing - May 3, 1962
Allocated to No 10 Squadron - November 16, 1964
Allocated to No 3 Aircraft Depot for disposal - December 5, 1967
Sold to S. Booker (t/a Stanair) - to become N16891 - August 6, 1968
Sold to Jetairlines of Australia - December 15, 1969
Entered onto the Australian Aircraft Register as VH-EQN - April 16, 1970
Registered to Jetairlines of Australia Pty Ltd
Aircraft was not named
Sold to Department of Foreign Affairs when Jetair ceased operations - March 12, 1971
Registered to Department of Foreign Affairs, Canberra
Sold to Royal Nepal Airlines
Departed Melbourne on delivery flight - August 14, 1971
Cancelled from the Australian Aircraft Register - August 30, 1971
Entered onto the Nepalese Aircraft Register as 9N-AAX
Eventual fate unknown at this stage
VH-EQN. Jetairlines of Australia - in the full livery at Melbourne's Essendon Airport, July 1970.
VH-EQN. Jetairlines of Australia - in the full livery at Brisbane Airport, date unknown.
VH-EQN. Jetairlines of Australia - in the full livery at Sydney Airport, July 1971.