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LX-DKT

1942 Douglas DC3C-S1C3G C/N 10253

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  • LX-DKT - Long term storage at Ostend (EBOS) - by j.van mierlo by j.van mierlo
  • LX-DKT @ EBUL - Airshow Ursel  July 1991 - by Raymond De Clercq by Raymond De Clercq @ EBUL
  • LX-DKT @ EBMB - Belgian AF Open House at Melsbroek AFB.65 Years Transportation  - 15th Wing - by Henk Geerlings by Henk Geerlings @ EBMB
  • LX-DKT @ EBMB - Belgian AF Open House at Melsbroek AFB.65 Years Transportation  - 15th Wing - by Henk Geerlings by Henk Geerlings @ EBMB

Airframe Info

Manufacturer:Douglas
Model:DC3C-S1C3G    Search all Douglas DC3C-S1C3G
Year built:1942
Construction Number (C/N):10253
Aircraft Type:Fixed wing multi engine
Number of Seats:32
Number of Engines:2
Engine Type:Reciprocating
Engine Manufacturer and Model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Also Registered As:
F-BEIG  De-registered
42-24391  De-registered

Aircraft

Registration Number:LX-DKT
Current Status:Preserved

Owner

Address:,
Luxembourg

User Comments

Glenn E. Chatfield, 2012-02-26 17:27:18
 This aircraft was built as C-47A 42-24391 and delivered to USAAF on 9/15/43, being assigned to Oran, North Africa the following month. Assigned to U.S.12th A.F. Became surplus on 4/1/46. On 8/2/49 it became F-BEIG with SGACC in France and possibly also used by Air France. During 1979 sold to A. Auvray of Caen operating as Bretagne Air Service. WFU 1980. March 1981 leased to Normandie Air Services. It was named “Le Petit Prince” at Orly Airport, Paris 8/3/85. Sometime later the plane was purchased by Stellair TA, flying passengers and freight as late as 1988. (This information from Arthur Pearcy’s 1988 book, “Douglas DC-3 Survivors”)