Douglas C/N 11788
Ordered by USAAF as C-47A-DK
USAAF S/N 42-108794
Delivered to USN as R4D-5 in May 1943
Assigned to VMR-352 in Aug 1944
Assigned to MAG-9 in Dec 1944
Assigned to MAG-51 in Mar 1945
Assigned to NAS Corpus Christi, TX in Jun 1945
Assigned to MAG-15 in Mar 1946
Assigned to CASU-44 in Aug 1946
Assigned to FASRON 118 in October 1946
Assigned to Kwajalein in November 1946
Assigned to FASRON 11 in June 1947
Assigned to NAS San Diego in July 1947
Assigned to NAS Columbus, OH in Oct 1947
Assigned to NAS Litchfield Park, AZ for storage in Apr 1948
Converted to R4D-8 and assigned new Douglas s/n 43381
Assigned to VX-6 as LC-117D in Nov 1966
Returned to US in January 1968 and stored at Davis Monthan AFB
Sold without engines on 30 Oct 74
Bought by Basler Turbo Conversions as possible Basler Turbo-67 DC-3 conversion, FAA N-number N105BF assigned.
Sold to DMI Aviation in early 2002.
Disposition:  Currently for sale by DMI Aviation, Tucson, AZ minus engines, avionics and interior.