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  C-47B-35-DK Dakota Serial Number A65-104 Tail Code RE-K

Former Assignments
36 Squadron

Daniel Leahy 2012

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas as C-47B-35-DK Constructor's Number 33295. Assigned US Army Air Force (USAAF) Serial Number 44-76963. Delivered to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as A65-104 in May 1945 and assigned Radio Callsign VH-RFU.

Wartime History
Served with 36 Squadron from June 21, 1945, where it carried squadron code RE-K on the fuselage.

Damaged beyond repair by Cyclone Tracy in Darwin on December 25, 1974.

Remains Today
The tail and other remains of this aircraft are currently located outside the Australian Aviation Heritage Centre, Darwin.

ADF Serials - Dakota A65-104
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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