Aircraft Photo of VH-BNH | Douglas DC-3(C) | Butler Air Transport | AirHistory.net #301853
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-BNH
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3(C)
C/n (msn):26675/15230
Operator / Titles:Butler Air Transport
Aircraft Name:RMA Warragamba
Location
City / Airport:Sydney - Kingsford Smith InternationalMap
Region / Country:New South Wales, Australia
Airport Codes:ICAO: YSSY   IATA: SYD   Local: YSSY   Other: -
 
Photo Date:June 1949 to December 1949
Photo from:Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)
Photo ID: 301853
Photo Comment

Ex I-TROS, arrived in Australia with New Holland Airways and carrying migrants. Sold to Butler which disposed of it in 1956. Went to the US where it became N55L. In Italy it had been fitted with an air stair, which appears to have been the rectangular forward half of the standard double C-47 door hinged at the bottom. It was markedly larger than the rounded airstair doors Butler had in its other former C-47s.

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