Delivered as 53-3285 to the US Air Force and after that went to the US Navy as 153694. After storage at Davis Monthan is was re-registered N7041U in 1988 before ending up as YV-502C. It crashed into the sea off Curacao just 8 months after this picture was taken on 18th September, 1992.
This DC-6 arrived here flying into the backyard in October 2010. Great clips on You Tube can be found of its arrival. Now in use as a gateguard, and photos can be taken from outside the fence, for those arriving after closing time, like us.
Built new for American Airlines as N37570 in 01.56 serving until 11.68 Converted to freighter. Operated by ILPO on lease from 05.89 as N37570. Reregistered XA-RMM by them in 06.90. Returned to USA in 09.90.