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C/N 6223



USAAF 42-5635 (c/n 6223) to USAAF 9 January 1943.
To RAF 11 February 1943 as Dakota I FD769 (Douglas reported it as being FD768).
Operated with RAF colours and code ODZBK
To civil registry as G-AGFX (BOAC 12 February 1943
Airways Training Ltd 1 January 1948)
ZS-DAI (Universal 12 July 1948, ntu)
G-AGFX (Westair Transport Ltd 26 September 1948)
ZS-DCZ Universal Airways (Westair Transport?) (Rr 14 June 1949, christened ‘Galilee’)
To Israel Defence Force 12 November 1950 as 4X-FAG/1401
Loaned to Uganda AF as U-401
Returned to Israel, registered 4X-DCF with Israeli Aircraft Industries 12 February 1973
Netivey Neft Oil Co 1974/75
Noted derelict Ben Gurion Airport 1976
Cancelled 29 September 1977
Refurbished by Israeli Aircraft Industries for Israel Defence Force as 4X-FMF / 040
Reported as being for sale in January 2001
Registered N473DK to JAAT LLC of Wilmington, 5 May 2003
Did not get to the USA
4X-AES preserved at Eilat Airport (also known as J Hozman Airport) 29°33'07.7"N 34°57'21.0"E 29.552150, 34.955835 (click to open in Google Maps)






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