Aircraft Photo of VH-ARC | Douglas C-39 | Guinea Air Traders | AirHistory.net #346644
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:VH-ARC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-2
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-2 (C-39/42/R2D)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-39
C/n (msn):2089
Operator / Titles:Guinea Air Traders
Location
Location:Not known
Country:Papua New Guinea
 
Photo Date:1 September 1948 to 16 March 1949
Photo from:AirHistory.net Photo Archive
Photo ID: 346644
Photo Comment

The C-39 was a DC-2 with DC-3 tail, wing centre section and landing gear. 38-0532 to Fifth Air Force in Australia in March 1942. Loaned to Australia National Airlines in 1943 for military transport duties. Purchased by ANA as VH-ARC in 1946. To MacAir in December 1947. To Guinea Air Traders in June 1948. Damaged in hard landing at Kerowagi , PNG on 16 March 1949. Shipped to Australia and scrapped at Essendon in 1951. Photo from: Leiden University Libraries

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