Aircraft Photo of HB-IRC | Douglas DC-3D | Swissair - Swiss Air Lines | #8486
Registration / Serial:HB-IRC
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas DC-3
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas DC-3 (C-47 Skytrain/Dakota)
Aircraft Version:Douglas DC-3D
C/n (msn):42978
Operator Titles:Swissair - Swiss Air Lines
City / Airport:Manchester - InternationalMap
Region / Country:England, United Kingdom
Airport Codes:ICAO: EGCC   IATA: MAN   Local: -   Other: -
Photo Date:16 February 1949
Photo by:R.A.Scholefield
Photo ID: 8486
Photo Comment

One of 28 DC-3D's completed by Douglas in 1946 using uncompleted C-117 parts. HB-IRC served Swissair from April 1946 until May 1969, latterly with SLS. It is arriving at Ringway on a dull winter's late afternoon on the four-hour scheduled flight from Zurich Kloten.

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