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  C-47A-5-DK Dakota Serial Number A65-32  
Queensland Airlines
Former Assignments
RAAF
36 Squadron
38 Squadron

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Constructors Number 12360. USAAF Serial Number 42-92547.

Wartime History
Delivered to the RAAF in February 1944 with call sign VH-CUD. Assigned to 36 Squadron, 33 Squadron and 38 Squadron.

Postwar
Purchased by Queensland Airlines (Aircrafts Pty Ltd.) and assigned callsign VH-BBV and nicknamed 'Wide Bay'.

On March 14, 1954, crashed into sea off Mackay, two were killed in the crash.

References
ADF Serials - Dakota A65-32

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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