Aircraft Photo of 131597 | Douglas VC-118B Liftmaster (DC-6A) | USA - Navy | #151302
Registration / Serial:131597
Other Marks:JS
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-6
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-6 (C-118/R6D/Liftmaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas VC-118B Liftmaster (DC-6A)
C/n (msn):43700 / 339
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFBMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KDMA   IATA: DMA   Local: DMA   Other: -
Photo Date:April 1989
Photo by:Gerhard Plomitzer
Photo ID: 151302
Photo Comment

Loaned to USAF as C-118A 51-17647. Returned to USN. Converted to R6D-1Z and redesignated VC-118B in 1962. Sold on civil market and registered Jan 1990 to American Air Freight Co, Inc as N21780. Registered N1597F at a later time. Destroyed when missed runway on landing at Patriot Hill, Antarctica Nov 26, 1993.

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