Aviation Photo #0484006 Douglas C-53C Skytrooper (DC-3) - Aero - Finnish Airlines (Airveteran)

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Built at Douglas Aircraft Company (Santa Monica, California).Completed on Christmas Eve 1942. Military service on 27Dec42 and became C-53C-DO serial 43-2033. US Air Transport Command, North Atlantic Wing and until transferred Nov 1943 to European Wing for troop carrier. In Oct. 1944 transferred to 8thAAF until war end. From storage (Oberpfaffenhof, Germany) brought by Finland.Excess 33000 hrs and still flying! With sister ship OH-LCD "Lokki" in original Finnish colors.
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    Suresh A. Atapattu
    Aero - Finnish Airlines (Airveteran)
    Douglas C-53C Skytrooper (DC-3)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas DC-3 (C-47/53/117/R4D/Skytrain/Dakota)
    Douglas
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    OH-LCH
    Helsinki - Vantaa
    Finland
    July 30, 2003
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