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  C-47-DL Dakota Serial Number 41-18601  

Former Assignments
5th AF

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Constructor Number 4726. Assigned to the U. S. Army on September 18, 1942. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
On October 26, 1942, assigned to the 5th Air Force. Assigned Australian call sign VH-CCS and later call sign VH-CFX "South Wind". On March 20, 1945 this C-47 returned to the United States. On July 25, 1945 assigned to Air Transport Command (ATC) to the Pacific Wing.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared postwar.

1941 USAAF Serial Numbers (41-13297 to 41-24339)
Aerial Visuals C-47 41-18601
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for additional information

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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