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  C-47-DL "The Jayhawk 2nd" Serial Number 41-38665 Nose 86
USMC
5th AF
374th TCG
22nd TCS

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February 14, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas, construction Number 6048. Delivered to the USAAF on November 17, 1942. Assigned to the 5th Air Force in Australia on January 15, 1943. Assigned to the 374th Troop Carrier Group, 22nd Troop Carrier Squadron. Nicknamed "The Jayhawk 2nd" after C-47 "The Jayhawk" 41-18598 damaged on January 12, 1943. Nose number 86.

Wartime History
Operated from Port Moresby during early 1943. Written off on December 31, 1945 at Tacloban Airfield.

References
Other sources incorrectly state the nickname as "The Jayhawk 2nd".

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January 31, 2018

 

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