Douglas, c/n 4828; Photographer: Johnny Comstedt, Location: Munich, Bavaria, Germany, 2011
License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 Generic (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Douglas, c/n 4828, C-53-DO

Manufacturer: Douglas Latest Type: C-53-DO
Construction Number: 4828 Year: 1941
Lastest Registration: N65371 Former Registrations: LN-KLV , N65371 , NC34989 , OH-VKA , OY-DCA , OY-KLE
Airworthy: no ex. USAAF serial: 41-20058
Owner: Flughafen München „Franz Josef Strauß“
Location of the Plane: Location Munich, Bavaria, Germany
Airport: Location EDDM, MUC, Flughafen München „Franz Josef Strauß“ in Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • joined the US Army Air Force in November 3, 1941,
  • conveted to a C-53B on February 27, 1942,
  • was placed on the roof of the terminal building of Frankfurt-Rhein Main International Airport from 1976 to ca. 1990,
  • Today painted in Swiss Air colours and markings with a false HB-IRN registration.
  • near the spectators mound at the Munich airport, Germany.

last change: May 24, 2021

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