Photographer: ctj71081
Douglas, c/n 12970; Photographer: ctj71081 , Location: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2012
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Douglas, c/n 12970, DC3C-S1C3G

Manufacturer: Douglas Latest Type:
Manufactured as:
Construction Number: 12970 Year: 1944
Lastest Registration: N58NA Former Registrations: G-BLXV , N58NA , OH-LCE , SE-IOK
Nickname: "096"
Airworthy: no ex. USAAF serial: 42-93096
Owner: National World War II Museum
Location of the Plane: Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States of America
Engines: Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
  • Delivered to the US Army on 8th April, 1944.
  • Dropped paratroopers from the 17th Airborne Division across the Rhine River during Operation Varsity.
  • Participated in the Berlin Airlift.
  • Participated in the movie "A Bridge Too Far".
  • Became a part of The National World War II Museum’s collection in 2006.
  • Photo of the plane on Flickr

last change: May 24, 2021

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