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  C-47A-DK Dakota Serial Number 42-92034  
USMC
5th AF


Flying Magazine c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Construction Number 11790. On April 30, 1943 delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF). Ferried overseas across the Pacific to Australia.

Wartime History
On July 14, 1943 assigned to the 5th Air Force at Brisbane and operated in New Guinea. On June 18, 1944 returned to the United States.

Postwar
On June 19, 1946 to RFC. Sold to Aerovias Contreras in Mexico. Registered as XB-FEP and XB-FUA. Re-registeed as NC67661 by Wardell Hatch & Co - PP-CDO Servicos Aereos Cruzeiro do Sol "Anhembi" on May 19, 1951. This Dakota operated until the early 1970s. During April 1974, only the fuselage was at Rio. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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