Photographer: Alan Wilson
Douglas, c/n 15055; Photographer: Alan Wilson, Location: Balcome, West Sussex, United Kingdom, 2020
License: Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 Generic (CC BY-SA 2.0)

Douglas, c/n 15055 / 26501, C-47A

Manufacturer: Douglas Latest Type:
Manufactured as:
Construction Number: 15055 / 26501 Year: 1942
Lastest Registration: OO-SMA Former Registrations: OO-SMA
Nickname: "Lilly Bell II"
Airworthy: no ex. USAAF serial: 43-49240
Owner: Wings World War Two Rememberance Museum
Location of the Plane: Location Balcome, West Sussex, United Kingdom
  • The nose is from C-47A-65-DL, USAF serial 42-100611, c/n 19074. It was last registered in France as F-GEFU, although she also saw military service in Senegal as 6W-SAF.

  • The fuselage and tail are from C-47B-10-DK, USAF serial 43-49240. She is c/n 26501 / 15055 and later saw Belgian Air Force service as "K-1 / OT-CWA". She last flew as OO-SMA.

  • It is painted as "Lilly Belle II", which was lost in 1944.

  • A photo of the fuselage taken in 2006 can be found on Flickr.


last change: May 24, 2021

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