This nice WW II veteran was assigned to North African theatre as 42-68810, arriving in Oran, Algeria on Aug 14, 1943. Returning to USA at the end of the war as NC86543 with TWA in Oct. 1945. Became Later N67B, N671A, N163VW and N889P. A 71 years old Lady!
The real, historically significant HB-IRN is now on display at Lucerne. This is a former USAAF frame 41-20058 that later went on to fly in Scandinavian with DDL Danish Air Lines (OY-DCA), SAS (OY-KLE), Kar-Air (OH-KVA) and Nor-Fly (LN-KLV). After retirement, from 1976 the plane was displayed on the viewing terrace at Frankfurt in 1989 as N569R, it was moved to the Historic Aeroplane collection at MUC in 1993.