New Dakota arrived at Warmuseum Overloon, Netherlands

Douglas C-47A Dakota G-DAKK South Coast AirwaysDouglas C-47A Dakota G-DAKK South Coast Airways in Aviodrome, Lelystad Airport, Netherlands

In the early morning of 7 December 2017 arrived this Douglas C-47A Dakota at Oorlogsmuseum/Warmuseum Overloon Netherlands from Weeze, Germany. The restoration of 42-23936 can been seen by public.

History G-DAKK. Built as Douglas C-47A-35-DL c/n 9798 42-23936 this aircraft started life as a military transporter during World War II, originally being delivered to the US Air Force in North Africa Oran with the 8th AF in 1943. By February 1944 she had been transferred to the European Theatre, in time to take part on D-Day, Market Garden and operation Varsity (Rhine crossing).

Ex-USAF 42-23936
Ex-CSA Czech Airlines OK-WDU
Ex-Private users in Czechoslovakia OK-WZB
Transferred to ACE Transvalair F-GEOM
Transferred to South Coast Airways G-DAKK
Transferred to Aviodrome Lelystad Netherlands
Transferred to Classic Wings at Weeze, Germany

Picture Rob Vogelaar

 

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