Aircraft Photo of HB-IRN | Douglas C-53B Skytrooper | Swissair - Swiss Air Lines | AirHistory.net #6504
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:"HB-IRN"
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-53B Skytrooper
C/n (msn):4828
Operator Titles:Swissair - Swiss Air Lines
Location
City / Airport:MunichMap
Country:Germany
Airport Codes:ICAO: EDDM   IATA: MUC   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:Besucherpark Flughafen München
 
Photo Date:26 August 2010
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 6504
Photo Comment

At the Visitors Hill at MUC, a modern CRJ is framed with two great classic airliners, and opposing WWII workhorses, the Ju 52 and DC-3. Originally 41-2005, a rare C-53B, this aircraft served with several airlines in Scandinavia after the war (lastly with Nor-Fly as LN-KLV), but never with Swissair. Its last real registration was N65371. The real HB-IRN still exists in Lucerne.

This photo is copyright © Peter de Jong, and may not be used or published in any way without permission.

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