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  Douglas DC-2 Serial Number A30-11 Tail VHCRE

Previous Assignments:
36 Squadron
34 Squadron
37 Squadron

Eastern Airlines

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Daniel Leahy 2001

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Daniel Leahy 2002

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas as DC-2-112 with Constructor's Number 1286. Operated by Eastern Airlines as NC13736.

Wartime History
Impressed into service with the RAAF on March 30, 1941 and assigned radio callsign VHCRE. Saw service with 1 SFTS, 34 Squadron, 36 Squadron and 37 Squadron. Struck off charge in October 1946.

Painted in the markings of DC-2 "Uiver" PH-AJU the aircraft was the centrepiece of the Uiver Memorial at the Albury Airfield until late 2001. From 2002, the aircraft sat at the side of the airport awaiting restoration.

ADF Serials - DC-2 A30-11

The Border Mail - 'Uiver saved: Mol's 11th hour victory' (March 25, 2013)
Thanks to Daniel Leahy for his assistance with this profile

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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