Delivered to the USAF around 1952 as 52-1004. Transferred to the 61st Military Airlift Wing at Hickham AFB with periodic detachments to Tachikawa AB, Japan between June 1966 and April 1971. Transferred to the 911th Military Airlift Group in Pittsburgh, PA. Transferred to the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposal Center (MASDC) with inventory number CQ334 in August 1973. Loaned to the museum and put on display there in December 1973. The person underneath the nose gives a nice size comparison.
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