Built by Douglas. Constructors Number 14663. Manufacture Number 26108. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as C-47B-5-DK Dakota serial number 43-48847.
Sold postwar and converted to DC3-C Skyliner configuration.
On March 15, 2003 deemed airworthy. On November 17, 2016 registered with the FAA as N231GB owned by California Machinery Services Inc. in Pasadena, CA. Nicknamed "Round Trip" in an olive drab oval with overall natural aluminum finish and the registration in black on the tail. Reportedly, being restored by the Fallen American MIA Repatriation Foundation, whose aim is to recover the remains of U.S. service personnel killed on duty.
USAF Serial Number Search Results - C-47 43-48847
FAA Registry - N231GB
Facebook Propliner Magazine March 30, 2017
"Douglas DC-3 N231GB (c/n 26108) "Round Trip" flying again at California City having been restored by the Fallen American MIA Repatriation Foundation, whose aim is to recover the remains of U.S. service personnel killed on duty."
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January 9, 2018