Aircraft Photo of N19915 | Douglas C-53 Skytrooper | AirHistory.net #202787
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:N19915
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53 Skytrooper
C/n (msn):7347
Location
City / Airport:Los Angeles - InternationalMap
Region / Country:California, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KLAX   IATA: LAX   Local: LAX   Other: -
Collection:Proud Bird Restaurant Collection
 
Photo Date:17 November 2015
Photo by:Danny Grew
Photo ID: 202787
Photo Comment

Located in the yard of the Proud Bird, an aviation-themed restaurant close to runway 26L. The aircraft was in a very much better state when it was first displayed there circa 2007 and it's disappointing to now see it like this. Originally 42-15552 with the US Army. With Pennsylvania Central Airlines Apr 45 to Apr 48 as NC19915. With Capital Airlines from Apr 48 to Jun 61 and then a short time with United Air Lines. After that it operated by a number of corporations and also private owners. It never flew for Western Air Lines.

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