Aircraft Photo of 50855 | Douglas C-54P Skymaster | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #206383
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:50855
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-4
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-4 (C-54/R5D/Skymaster)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-54P Skymaster
C/n (msn):10459
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Location
City / Airport:Tucson - Davis-Monthan AFBMap
Region / Country:Arizona, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KDMA   IATA: DMA   Local: DMA   Other: -
 
Photo Date:12 October 1973
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 206383
Photo Comment

Nearest in a group of four stored Skymasters, 50855 was delivered new to the US Navy as an R5D-2 in 11.44. Converted to C-54P. Retired in 03.73 and stored at DMA. Sold in 03.75 and on to Biegert Aviation in 09.75 as N67109. Aero Union as a tanker from 08.78 and destroyed by fire after nosewheel collapsed on landing at Chico CA in 04.90.

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