Aircraft Photo of 71253 | Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3 | UK - Air Force | AirHistory.net #843
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:71253
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas C-47A Dakota Mk.3
C/n (msn):25460/14015
Operator / Titles:UK - Air Force
Location
City / Area:Otok / Letalo DC3 [ Off-Airport ]Map
Country:Slovenia
 
Photo Date:17 June 2011
Photo by:Peter de Jong
Photo ID: 843
Photo Comment

What a beautiful Dakota sitting in the middle of nowhere near the Croatian-Slovenian border. The former Yugoslav air force's 71253 commemorates an Allied landing ground for supplying Tito's partisans, hence her RAF Mediterranean markings.

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