Aircraft Photo of K-687 | Douglas C-47A Skytrain | Denmark - Air Force | AirHistory.net #503012
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:K-687
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Skytrain
C/n (msn):19200
Operator Titles:Denmark - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:StauningMap
Country:Denmark
Airport Codes:ICAO: EKVJ   IATA: STA   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Danmarks Flymuseum
 
Photo Date:6 July 2022
Photo by:Peter Vercruijsse
Photo ID: 503012
Photo Comment

Delivered to the USAF in Dec-1943 as 42-100737. In Aug-1950 it was taken on charge by the Norwegian Air Force as 2100737 and in Oct-1956 it was transferred to the Danish Air Force as 68-687, changed in 1960 to K-687. It was withdrawn from use in Jan-1981 and was then stored at Værløse. From there it went to the Danmarks Flyvemuseum in Billund in Sep-1987. By Jan-2002 it was stored at Vandel, and in Sep-2003 it arrived at the Dansk Veteranflysamling which in Jun-2007 changed name to Danmarks Flymuseum. In 1976 it flew as "823561/HG479" in the film A Bridge Too Far.

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