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  C-47B-35-DK Dakota Serial Number A65-112  
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Aircraft History
Built by Douglas. Constructors Number 33455. USAAF serial number 44-77123.

Wartime History
Assigned to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) as C-47B Dakota serial number A65-122 during July 1945.

Converted to a DC-3. Donated by Australia to Papua New Guinea Defense Force (PNGDF), arriving in New Guinea in 1980. It served as a training aid at Igam Barracks near Lae.  This aircraft never flew and was never give a 'P' designation.

Richard Leahy adds:
"This aircraft was recently towed to the Lae Botanical Gardens where it is now."

ADF Serials - Dakota A65-122

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Last Updated
March 23, 2020


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