Bw single leg rdl

Registered 9Q-CYD Transport Aerien Zaire Jan 02, 1984, crashed in Guinee days later. 42-23346 Douglas C-47A-1-DL MSN 9162/9208 -- Contract No. Surveyed at Laurinberg, NC Aug 24, 1943 23303 (MSN 9165) to USAAF Mar 6, 1943. LOT had several aircraft registered as SP-LCG over the years. Condemned Mar 22, 1945 (to spares) 23305 (MSN 9167) to USAAF Mar 6, 1943. Condemned Jan 17, 1945 (To spares) 23307 (MSN 9169) to USAAF Mar 6, 1943. No further details 23309 (MSN 9171) to USAAF Mar 6, 1943. 0ct 27, 1967 - N5144 reregistered Nov 20, 1967 - Jack Adams Feb 19, 1968 - N514X reregistered Aug 12, 1968 - Radaliffe Inv. To Saudi Arabian AAV May 1948 23520 (MSN 9382) converted to EC-47N from RC-47N and turned over to Vietnam AF in early 1972. 42-23580 Douglas C-47A-25-DL MSN 9400/9442 23539/23542 (MSN 9401/9404) to Navy as Bu No 12421/12424 23543 (MSN 9405) to RAF as Dakota III FD859. Almost certainly it went to the Pakistan AF - one of four fuselages sold by them to Lee Mansdorf via D W Connor - and later to become N42F and CF-IKD. 5704 (MSN 9011) to USAAF Jan 28, 1943 - North Africa May 03, 1943 - 9th AF, UK. Also reported going to MAAG Portugal 23304 (MSN 9166) to USAAF Mar 6, 1943. Aug 16, 1968 - Keystone Acft Sales Jun 1, 1971 - Mid-American Housing Inc Sep 1, 1971 - Tradewinds Acft Supply Co Nov 18, 1971 - T C ~ E Realty Inc and Luther and Mc Duff Jul 11, 1972 - Rio Airways Inc and Luther & Mc Duff Nov 6, 1973 - Rio Airways Inc ~ John B Mc Duff 0ct 10, 1975 - R E Pockrus Jul 31, 1979 - Master Gerald Inc Sep 7, 1979 - ADA Indust. bought 0ct 2, 1979 - Reregistered N53ST Apr 4, 1980 - ADA Aircraft Museum Inc, bought May 30, 1984 - later at Liberal Air Museum, KS - Birmingham Electric Battery Co, Birmingham, AL bought Dec 3, 1992. I also have MACR 4529, which has this plane as being lost May 2, 1944 with 443rd TCG 23521 (MSN 9383) crashed Oct 24, 1943 23522 (MSN 9384, 60th TCG, 12th TCS) shot down by small arms fire 10 mi S of Catania, Sicily, Italy Jul 13, 1943. It looks as if an identity was needed for the fuselage, and one was chosen at random 23670 (MSN 9532) to RAF as Dakota III FD880 May 21, 1943.

Bw single leg rdl-74

DBR when overshot landing at Chandina Mar 10, 1944.

23671 (MSN 9533) to RAF as Dakota III FD881 May 27, 1943.

The airplane was descending through clouds at dusk. To civil registry as SE-APZ (Skandinaviska Aero AB Pollus Aug 10, 1946 - SILA Jun 01, 1948 - SAS Aug 01, 1948. Shot down over Baltic by Russian fighters Jun 13, 1952. To civil registry as N87639 (Aero American Corp, Tucson, AZ. To civil registry as OK-VDS (Czech Govmt 1948), then to Czechoslovakian AF in 1950. Later to XC-INI 23418 (MSN 9280) excl Jan 4, 1946 23419 (MSN 9281) to NEIAF as DT-951, callsign VH-REE. 23423 (MSN 9285) to RAAF Apr 25, 1943 as A65-5 (call sign VH-CTE). To Ansett Australia (ANA) as VH-INB Sep 1, 1947, named Croana. To Airlines of South Australia Jan 25, 1960 registered as VH-INB. then VH-EWA East West Airlines, then VH-EWF "Peel City" May 28, 1959, leased to Airlines of South Australia Jun 2, 1965, then VH-PWN with Pacific and Western Aviation, Ltd, Tamworth Nov 27, 1967, leased to Queensland Pacific Trading in 1971, then ZK-AMS Pionair Adventures, Queenstown Jul 15, 1993. W/o near Magadan Airport (GDX) (Russia) When the airplane departed Magadan following maintenance there. The horizontal stabilizer trim was cross-connected during maintenance. Crashed at Bandirma Airport, Turkey Jun 28, 1962 23446 (MSN 9308) to RAF as Dakota III FD840. Transferred to Indian AF as VP923 Nov 28, 1946 23448 (MSN 9310) to RAF as Dakota III FD842. Crashed Jul 30, 1953, Hanoi, Vietnam 23478 (MSN 9340) by 1955 was TC-ANA of Devlet Hava Yollari. Broken up May 1948 Woodbourne 23560 (MSN 9422) to RNZAF as NZ3505. AC-20669 23581 (MSN 9443) condemned Nov 14, 1943 due to accident 23582 (MSN 9444) destroyed May 18, 1945 23583 (MSN 9445) salvage Sep 16, 1948 23584 (MSN 9446) condemned Oct 31, 1943 due to accident 23585 (MSN 9447) salvage Dec 9, 1946 23586 (MSN 9448) condemned May 6, 1945 23587 (MSN 9449) excl Jun 14, 1946 23588 (MSN 9450) condemned Dec 27, 1945, salvage 23589 (MSN 9451) condemned Jun 9, 1945 due to accident 23590 (MSN 9452) 5th AF Brisbane "VHCGI" 04Jun43 - Tacloban - Stored Dec 31, 1945 - VH-INE ANA "Pengana" Jul 23, 1948 - Renamed "Mungana" - To CF-JIP Timmins Avn Ltd Nov 11, 1956 Canadian Acft Renters Ltd Feb 14, 1957 - CF-CAR Feb 14, 1957 - Sparrow Drilling Ltd - Southern Provincial leased 1961 - Peter Bawdon Drilling (1964) Ltd Aug 14, 1964 - R E Wright May 14, 1965 - ZS-EDX Air Cape (Pty) Ltd Jun 24, 1965 - Namaqualand A/W L. W/o Sep 14, 1950 when crashed after takeoff at Tehran-Mehrabad Airport. MACR 13702 23605 (MSN 9467, 403rd TCG) lost Nov 11, 1944, Sansapor, New Guinea. 23612 (MSN 9474) condemned Oct 31, 1944 (also listed as condemned May 16, 1945, Manila) 23613 (MSN 9475) condemned May 28, 1945, Manila 23614 (MSN 9476) reclamation Jan 15, 1948, Manila 23615 (MSN 9477) excl Feb 8, 1945 23616 (MSN 9478) condemned Jul 23, 1943, accident 23617 (MSN 9479) delivered May 4, 1943 - 5th AF Jun 19, 1943 - returned to US Jun 15, 1944 - ATC -TAC Mar 31, 1947 - CNC 9th AF Jun 12, 1948 -Eglin APG Jun 8, 1950 - Elmendorf Apr 2, 1951 to 1954 23618 (MSN 9480) MIA Jul 25, 1943 23619 (MSN 9481) excl Jul 14, 1946 23620/23624 (MSN 9482/9486) to Navy as Bu No 12425/12429. Crashed Aug 15, 1962 Mt Preni near Mostar, Yugoslavia 23627 (MSN 9489) to RAF as Dakota III FD871. 23656 (MSN 9518) delivered May 12, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCGU" "The Rube" Jun 19, 1943 - Tacloban To NEIAF as Q-3 Dec 25, 1945.

5645 (MSN 6233) to USAAF Jan 15, 1943 - To Russia Feb 12, 1943. Wreckage recovered in March 2004 and now on display at the Flygvapenmuseum t Linkoping. To civil registry as NC2985, YV-C-AKO (LAV Jan 8, 1947), N54451 (Carolina Acft Corp, Ft Lauderdale, FL RApr 19, 1968 - Airlease Corp Inc, Beaufort, SC registered Dec 10, 1969), N33MS (Marian Mosquito Control May 1975, then Marian Air Service 1978). By 1955 was PK-REE of Garuda Indonesian Airways NV. Surva Dirgantara, Dirgantara Air Service, Jakarta (1978). Noted WFU at Halim Nov 1989 23420 (MSN 9282, 374th TCG, 21st TCS) disintegrated in a thunderstorm S of Springsure, Australia Nov 16, 1943, SW Pacific. To Classic Wings P/L of Perth as VH-CWS Mar 14, 2006. 23434 (MSN 9296) to USSR Apr 29, 1943 23435 (MSN 9297) to USSR Apr 23, 1943 23436 (MSN 9298) to USSR Apr 28, 1943 23437 (MSN 9299) to USSR Apr 28, 1943 23438 (MSN 9300) to USSR Apr 29, 1943 23439 (MSN 9301) to USSR Apr 29, 1943 23440 (MSN 9302) to USSR 23441/23444 (MSN 9303/9306) to Navy as Bu No 12413/12416 23445 (MSN 9307) to RAF as Dakota III FD839. MTA Havadan Prospeksiyon, Esenboga 23479 (MSN 9341) condemned Oct 31, 1944 23480 (MSN 9342) to Czech AF Jan 23, 1947. To 23480 with French AF "FSCDC" GLA BA 701 "FTEBJ" Oct 1963 - GTLA Feb 1960 "FRAJM" Jun 1966 - French Navy "FYFLY" Dec 8, 1970 - Noumea, N Caledonia "FYCIB" - N16896 Intl Air Ltd 1973 ntu - A Leconte, Noumea 04Jul73 - N77777 Intl Air Ltd Jan75 - N95AC registered but ntu - N23BA Bird & Sons Inc, Oakland, CA Sep 5, 1975. Broken up May 1948 Woodbourne 23561 (MSN 9423) to USSR May 17, 1943 23562 (MSN 9424) to USSR May 14, 1943 23563 (MSN 9425) to USSR May 18, 1943 23564 (MSN 9426) to USSR May 7, 1943 23565 (MSN 9427) to USSR May 7, 1943 23566 (MSN 9428) to USSR May 15, 1943 23567 (MSN 9429) to USSR May 22, 1943 23568 (MSN 9430) to USSR May 22, 1943 23569 (MSN 9431) to USSR May 22, 1943 23570 (MSN 9432) to USSR May 1943 23571 (MSN 9433) to USSR May 1943 23572 (MSN 9434) to USSR May 18, 1943 23573 (MSN 9435) to USSR May 14, 1943 23574 (MSN 9436) to USSR May 1943 23575 (MSN 9437) to USSR May 14, 1943 23576 (MSN 9438) to USSR May 1943 23577 (MSN 9439) to USSR May 17, 1943 23578 (MSN 9440) to USSR May 18, 1943 23579 (MSN 9441) to USSR May 20, 1943 23580 (MSN 9442) to Navy as Bu No 12420 42-23581 ... MACR 10455 23606 (MSN 9468) condemned Oct 1946, salvage 23607 (MSN 9469) - 10th AF Karachi 2un 22, 1943 - UNRRA Mar 29, 1946 - Cairo - EP-AA? To Indonesian AF 23657 (MSN 9519) delivered May 13, 1943 - In USA - Stored Jan 17, 1946.

5646 (MSN 6234) to USAAF Jan 19, 1943 - To Russia Mar 21, 1943. 5695 (MSN 9002) to USAAF Jan 28, 1943 - USA - Cancelled Pope Field, NC Mar 28, 1943. 23481 (MSN 9343) condemned Jul 18, 1943 23482 (MSN 9344) to Spain Jul 24, 1946 -- EC-AEJ Iberia "46" Apr 13, 1949. By 1955 had been reregistered PH-DAC 23549 (MSN 9411) to RAF as Dakota III FD865. Iranian Airways bought Apr 18, 1946 (via TWA) - Saudi Arabian Airlines May 1948. To RFC Jun 10, 1946 - To NC1605M - NLR 23658 (MSN 9520) delivered May 13, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCGY" Jun 20, 1943 - Condemned Feb 7, 1945 salvage 23659 (MSN 9521) delivered May 13, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCGX" "The Amazon" Jun 19, 1943 - Manila Crashed 20 mi short of Jackson Strip, Port Moresby, PNG. 23660 (MSN 9522) delivered May 13, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCGV" "Beeky" Jun 19, 1943 - Condemned Mar 14, 1944 accident.

5647 (MSN 6235) to USAAF Jan 18, 1943 - To Russia Feb 15, 1943. Shot down by Japanese fighters Feb 8, 1944, Arakan, Burma. To RAF Middle East Jul 23, 1943 as Dakota I FD776 - RAF India Aug 26, 1943. 5696 (MSN 9003) to USAAF Jan 27, 1943 - USA - RFC Ontario, CA Nov 14, 1945. 5697 (MSN 9004) to USAAF Feb 04, 1943 - USA - RFC Bush Field Sep 18, 1945. Broken up Nov 1973 Madrid 23483 (MSN 9345) excl Nov 30, 1945 23484 (MSN 9346) excl May 11, 1946 23485 (MSN 9347) condemned Sep 16, 1945. Flew into high ground near Naples Sep 19, 1944 23550 (MSN 9412) to RAF as Dakota III FD866. 23661 (MSN 9523) delivered May 13, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCHF" Breezy Ann" Jul 4, 1943 - Condemned Nov 7, 1944 accident. MACR 10230 23936 (MSN 9798) delivered Jul 1, 1943-Oran Aug 8, 1943-8th AF Feb 22, 1944 - 9th AF May 2, 1944 - To Czech State Airline as OK-WDU, then OK-WZB, then to French Navy as 23936 "36. Apr 21, 1947 sold to Turkish AF as 6092, code ETI-92. 23675 (MSN 9537) to RAF as Dakota III FD885 May 20, 1943. Condemned Jul 6, 1994, crashed 23928 (MSN 9790) delivered Jul 1, 1943. Transferred to Indian AF as VP925 Nov 28, 1946 23676 (MSN 9538) to RAF as Dakota III FD886 Jun 1, 1943. 5644 (MSN 6232) to USAAF Jan 18, 1943 - To Russia Feb 12, 1943. To RAF Middle East Mar 31, 1943 as Dakota I FD778 - A Flt Det. To civil registry as NC75483 (Pan American Airways), XA-GIB (Mexicana - Aeronaves del Sur, ntu). To Haiti AF as 9175 Jul 14, 1960 to Mar 1982 at least. To civil registry as G-AGHE May 5, 1943 for BOAC, operated for RAF as ODZK. Crashed on landing at Chaing Mai Apt Dec 27, 1967 23328 (MSN 9190) to RAF as Dakota III FD8. ) 23335 (MSN 9197) to USAAF Mar 11, 1943 - North Africa May 11, 1943 - 8th AF, UK Feb 20, 1944 - USA Sep 27, 1945 - To RFC Nov 05, 1945. To RFC Oct 19, 1945 23339 (MSN 9201) to USAAF Mar 12, 1943. Crashed into hillside 5 mi N of Benicia, CA Dec 7, 1949. Noted as N8WJ at Fort Lauderdale, Florida Feb 2008. Missing during flight to Dinjan Jan 6, 1945 due to suspected bad weather. Later to Phillippine civil registry as PI-C2122, RP-C2122. The aircraft crashed and was destroyed on March 08, 1993 at Palma, de Mallorca, 2 fatal crew on this cargo flight 23475 (MSN 9337) to RFC Oct 29, 1945. Broken up 1952 Hobsonville, New Zealand 23558 (MSN 9420) to RNZAF as NZ3503. Mines de Fer Mauretanie Aug 15, 1964 Air Mauretanie leased Jun 1, 1968 - cancelled Nov 30, 1973 23602 (MSN 9464) D01May43 - Cairo 12 Jul43 - Oran 17Oct43 - 8th AF Feb 17, 1944 - Czechoslovakia Mar 15, 1946 - OK-WDA CSA 1946 - 223602 French AF Mar 1, 1960 - GSRA 76 "FSEYK" Sep 1960 - ELA GTLA Feb 1960 Jan65 - St Chateaudun 1971 - F-WSGT 1972 - N18254 E St Strul, Tucson, AZ delivered Oct 30, 1972 - Derelict Stean, PQ (Sep78). To Lavco (Libyan Aviation Company) registered as N484F. Used for film sequence of "The Protectors" Dec 1971. 23609 (MSN 9471) delivered May 3, 1943 - UK Jun 21, 1943 - USA Sep 27, 1945 - To RFC Oct 19, 1945 - NC17079 AAXICO to 30Sep46 - American Air Express - All American Avn Mar 9, 1949 - N91231 reregistered (May 1950) - Allegheny Airlines Inc Jan 2, 1953 - Registered N151A - Houston Avn Prods Corp May 8, 1961 - Exec Acft Svces, Dallas, TX 1963 - Centex Constr Co Inc, Dallas, TX 1964 - N852C reregistered - Coastal States Gas Producing Co, Corpus Christi, TX Jan 1968 RS Johnson, Corpus Christi, TX, Aug 1969 - Exec Air Tptation Inc, Corpus Christi, TX "Marilyn" (Oct 1976) - Hill Air Co Inc, Ft Lauderdale, FL Sep 9, 1976. To Pionair Sep 4, 1951, to Augair Ltd Mar 28, 1961, to Aviation Leasing Apr 24, 1963. 23654 (MSN 9516) delivered May 12, 1943 - 5th AF Brisbane "VHCHD" "Sheet Petudic" Jun 30, 1943 - Tacloban Condemned Feb 10, 1946 salvage 23655 (MSN 9517) delivered May 13, 143 - left US Jun 24, 1943 - 5th AF? W/o Aug 28, 1943, 50 km (31.3 mls) from Egvekinot (Russia) when it flew into the northern side of a mountain in the Zolotoi Khrebet mountain range. To civil registry as G-AGGA (BOAC Mar 11, 1943, operated with RAF colours with code ODZDK), Later to AP-AAB (Orient Airways Oct 1947), G-AGGA (Airways Training Ltd Jul 07, 1948 - J D Pyper Jul 1948), F-OACA (Air Outremer May 28, 1949). 5694 (MSN 9001) to USAAF Jan 27, 1943 - North Africa May 06, 1943 - 9th AF, UK - Sweden Feb 2, 1946. 79001 Jun 07, 1949, delivered Dec 22, 1950 and operated by F-8, code 72. To Compagnie Haitienme de Transports Aeriens, leased from Haiti, AF (Corps d'aun de l Arrnee d'Haiti). Sold to Malayan Airways as VR-SCR 'Tiong' Aug 8, 1948. NLR 23336 (MSN 9198) to USAAF Mar 1943 - 9th AF, known as Y9-T/Red Dog 1945 - ...- 0-23336 with 7100 M & S Wiesbaden, Germany - Stored Davis Monthan 1961. 23337 (MSN 9199) to USAAF Mar 11, 1943 - North Africa May 19, 1943 - 8th AF, UK Feb 28, 1944. 23415 (MSN 9277) salvaged Jun 21, 1944 23416 (MSN 9278) excl Apr 14, 1946 23417 (MSN 9279) to Phillipine AF Jul 24, 1946. 23422 (MSN 9284) destroyed by ground strafing Dec 8, 1944. When leased to Ansett Express, returned to Ansett Jan 18, 1960. Dec 1967 WFU and scrapped Essendon Airport, Melbourne. To Qantas 12/1946 as VH-EAM (was originally to have been VH-BAL, but NTU). 23430 (MSN 9292) to China Jun 6, 1943 23431 (MSN 9293) to USSR Apr 28, 1943 23432 (MSN 9294) to USSR Apr 28, 1943 23433 (MSN 9295) to USSR Apr 21, 1943. W/o Apr 25, 1959 when crashed on takeoff from Sanandaj Airport near Kerman, Iran 23447 (MSN 9309) to RAF as Dakota III FD841. 23476 (MSN 9338) to Czech AF 23477 (MSN 9339) to France as F-BEFC for Aigle-Azur, next to Svc Imperial de Liaisons Aeriennes (Vietnamese Government, also Societe Indochin de Liaisons) as F-VNAD, destroyed July 30, 1953 at Hanoi, while being used by Svc Imperial de Liaisons Aeriennes. Derelict at Christchurch, New Zealand 1955 23559 (MSN 9421) to RNZAF as NZ3506. MACR 1790 23593 (MSN 9455) shot down by enemy fighters Dec 10, 1943 and crashed at Fort Hertz, Burma 23594 (MSN 9456) to WAA Aug 26, 1947. 23603 (MSN 9465) delivered May 3, 1943 - Cairo Jun 26, 1943 - Oran - N Africa Wg ATC - Excl 0 Jan 1, 1946 - ET-T4 Ethiopian Airlines Jan 28, 1947 - Reregistered ET-AAR Mar 19, 1962 Dbr Nov 20, 1974 Soddu 23604 (MSN 9466) lost with 27th TCG Apr 9, 1945. 23610 (MSN 9472) condemned Mar 2, 1945, accident 23611 (MSN 9473) accident Dec 3, 1943. Derelict at Benina Airport, Libya Aug 1966 23626 (MSN 9488) to RAF as Dakota III FD870. To YU-ABH with Jugoslovenski Aero-Transport in Yugoslavia. To Zonas Oeste y Norte de Aerolineas Argentinas (ZONDA) as LV-ACM. Crashed Jul 14, 1958 gear-up in Huiacohonda, Santiago del Estero, AR due to fog buildup. - returned US Jun 14, 1944 -TC-47A Mar 31, 1947 - C-47A to Apr 5, 1954 - card ends. To LOT (Polskie Line Lotnicze) as SP-LCI Apr 24, 1948. 23940 (MSN 9802) delivered Jul 1, 1943 - Oran Sep 14, 1943 - Cairo Oct 18, 1943 - 8th AF Oct 25, 1943 - Neth/Belgium Czechoslovakia Feb 21, 1947 - OK-WCN CSA 1947 OK-WAX reregistered 1949 - 23940 French AF May 24, 1960 GLAM 1/60 Oct61 - GLA 45 "FSCDM" Feb 1962 to Dec 1963 - ELA to Feb 1965 - GAM GTLA 2/ to Aug 1968 - St Chateaudun (1971) TT-LAJ Tchad AF. First reported as R4D-1 on contract AW20669 but changed to C-47 on AC 20669. Crashed Nov 13, 1943, Jamaica Bay, NY during overload tests, lost control, crashed into Jamaica Bay off Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, NY 5672 (MSN 7366) to USAAF Jan 25, 1943 - USA - To RFC Ontario, CA Jan 17, 1946. SOC Jun 13, 1946 23382 (MSN 9244) to USAAF Mar 18, 1943. MIA with 31 Sqdn in Burma Aug 15, 1943 during supply dropping mission. The crew were able to extinguish the fire, but they became lost. To FLC Apr 19, 1948 24000 (MSN 9862) to RAF as Dakota III FD941 Jul 19, 1943.

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