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C-47

The following C-47s were on delivery to the Dutch East Indies Forces in Batavia, today’s Jakarta, Indonesia.
        
 

TYPE SERIAL C/N HISTORY ARRIVED DEPARTED NOTES
C-47 DT-972     03.04.46 04.04.46 Landed at 18:19, departing at 08:00 .
C-47A-80-DL DT-975 19623 43-15157 D15Feb44 - 8 AF 18Mar44 - 9 AF 25Apr44 - 43 TCS (Sep44) - ATCO 14May45 - Morrison 07Nov45 - RFC Bush D07Nov45 - DT-975NHRCQ RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCQ KNILM 17Sep47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDF Rr 100ct56 - Zamrud - PK-OAZ Philips Petroleum R29Sep70 -Airfast Services (Nov71)- PT Airfast (1978)- PT Safari Air -Airfast Services (Dec81) -Active 1995 - Std Jakarta-Halim (Apr99-Aug05). 07.04.46 08.04.46 Landed at 18:00, departed at 03:15.
C-47A-80-DL DT-976 19611 43-15145 D10Feb44 - 8AF 11Mar44 - 9AF 61 TCG -48 TCS (Sep44) -ATCO 14May45 - Morrison 28Sep45 - RFC Bush 08Nov45 - DT-976NHRCR RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCR KLM 10Sep47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GOG Rr 07 Jul56 - Wfu spares. 25.04.46 27.04.46 Landed at 18:50, departed 05:58.
C-47A-25-DK DT-977 13639 42-93698 D17Jun44 - 9 AF 10Jul44 - 315 TCG (Sep44) - ATCO 14May45 - Morrison - RFC Bush 22Sep45 - DT-977NHRCT RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCT KNILM 09Aug47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDH Rr 04Jul56 - Acft Polytechnic Sch 10Jan73. 10.04.46 11.04.46 Landed at 16:51, departed at 08:09. This aircraft was listed as belonging to the Dutch East Indian Govt., rather than the Netherlands Govt like the others.
C-47A-80-DL DT-978 19672 43-15206 D18Feb44 - 8 AF 11Apr44 - 9 AF 12Apr44 - 34 TCS (Sep44) - Morrison 25Sep45 - RFC Bush 25Sep45 - DT-978NHRCU RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCU KNILM 28Nov47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDI Rr 1956 - Cr 24Jan61 Mt Burangrang, 12m NW of Bandung, Java. 28.04.46 29.04.46 Landed at 18:28, departed at 18:16.
C-47A-80-DL DT-979 19844 43-15378 D16Mar44 - Algiers 17Apr44 - 9 AF 10 TCS (Jul44) - Morrison 25Sep45 - RFC Bush 26Sep45 - DT-979NHRCV RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCV KNILM 26Aug47 - Garuda Indonesian AJW 28Dec49 - PK-GDK Rr 07Aug56 - PN Merpati Nusantara 22Nov69 - PK-ZDI Zamrud Avn Aug70 to 1972 - Derelict Denpasar Dec73 - Wfu and partly cannibalised (Feb78)- Canx. 25.04.46 27.04.46 Landed at 18:20, departed at 06:30. Nothing in Custom files 12 or 19 to explain the 48-hour layover.
C-47A-80-DK DT-980 12933 42-93063 D04Apr44 - 8 AF 22Apr44 - 9 AF 02May44 - 34 TCS (Sep44) -ATCO 14May45 - Morrison - RFC Bush 05Nov45 - DT-980NHRCW RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCW KNILM 240ct47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDL Rr 01Jul56 - (1972) - Wfu - Merpati Nusantara? 20.04.46 21.04.46 Landed at 17:15, departed at 07:59.
C-47A-65-DL DT982 19005 42-100542 D280ct43 - 8 AF 15Jan44 - 9 AF - 80 TCS (Aug44 - Dec44) - Hunter 19Jul45 -Alliance 25Jul45 - RFC Walnut Ridge D220ct45 - DT-982/VHRCZ RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - Nl-471 NEIAF - PK-DBA KNILM 01Aug47 - PK-DPB Rr01Aug47 - Garuda Indonesian 01Jan50 - Cr 17Nov50 Sourabaya, Perak. 19.10.46 20.10.46 Landed at 16:24, departed at 08:10.
C-47A-70-DL DT984 19279 42-100816 016Dec43 - 438 TCG - 8 AF 20Feb44 - Bradley 08Aug45 - Marfa 22Aug45 - RFC Walnut Ridge 05Nov45 - DT-984/VHRCB RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - Nl-473 NEIAF - PK-DBC KNILM 24Sep47 - PK-DPD Rr29Sep47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 01Jan50 - Cr 25Nov54 Djambi. 07.11.46 07.11.46 Same day departure, arriving at 10:55, leaving at 11:55.
C-47A-80-DL DT988 19658 43-15192 017Feb44 - 8 AF 30Mar44 - 9 AF 77 TCS (Dec44) - Hunter 05Jul45 - S Bernardino 06Jul45 - RFC Walnut Ridge 27Nov45 - DT-988/VHRCF RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - Nl-477 NEIAF - PK-DBG KNILM - PK-DPH KNILM R06Nov47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK -GDW Rr 07Jul56 - Merpati Nusantara O 1 Dec69 – PK-NDL Rr 11 Feb 70 (to Dec 77) - N LR. 27.11.46 28.11.46 Afternoon arrival at 14:00, taking off at 09:20.
C-47A-25-DL DT987 13535 42-93605 D06Jun44 - 9 AF 16Jul44 - 3 Path. Sq (Dec44) - 87 TCS 30May45 - Bradley 05Aug45 - Kellogg 05Aug45 - RFC Walnut Ridge 300ct45 - DT-987/VHRCE RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - Nl-476 Neth Ind AF - PK-DPG KNILM 01Aug47 - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GOV Rr 1956 - Cr 24Dec59 Talang Suak, nr Palernbanq, Indonesia. 28.10.46 29.10.46 Landed at 20:40, departed at 08:30.
C-47A-25-DL DT989 13766 42-93813 D29Jun44 - 9 AF 30Jul44 - Hunter 03Jul45 - S Bernardino 05Jul45 - RFC Walnut Ridge 18Nov45 - DT-989/VHRCG RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCG KLM 01Aug47 - Nl-478 NEIAF - PK-DBH KNILM 240ct47 - PK-DPI Rr - Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDX Rr Aug56 - PN Merpati. Nusantara - PK-NDJ Rr 11 Feb70 - T-477 AURI 13Jul70. [There are discrepancies here as T-477 was noted in 1957/59]. 16.11.46 17.11.46 Landed at 19:05, departed at 08:02.
C-47A-20-DK DT990 13052 42-93170 D18Apr44 - Baer 18May44 - Bergstrom 31May44 - Morrison 09Jan45 - Baer 27Mar45 - Kellogg 17 Aug45 - RFC Walnut Ridge 260ct45 - DT-990/VHRCH RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - PK-RCH KNILM 14Aug47 - Nl-479 - PK-DPJ Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GOY Rr13Jul56 - Cr 05Feb61 Masalembo Is, Surabaya, Indonesia. 22.12.46 22.12.46 Another same day arrival/departure, staying between 00:55-10:00.
C-47A-10-DK DT991 12514 42-92686 D 13F eb44 - Algiers 14Apr44 - 12 AF Italy 60 TCG 21 Apr44 - Morrison - RFC Bush 01 Oct45 - Netherlands Purch. Comm., New York, NY 29Jan46 - DT-991/VHRCI RAAF (NEI) 19 Sq - Nl-480 - PK-RCI KLM Inter Insular Bedriff 02Jan48 - T-491 AURI - PK-DPK Garuda Indonesian A/W 28Dec49 - PK-GDZ Rr 19Jan57 - Cr 29Dec61 en route Soerabaja, Sumatra. 11.12.46 11.12.46 A two-hour stop over between 13:33-15:40.
        
 
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