USAAF Nose Art Research Project


 

Texas Queen
C-53-DL

Unknown



Texas Queen Photo courtesy: Brian Bender
Photo courtesy: Brian Bender

This C47-lookalike is actually a C-53 Skytrooper, a wartime survivor that is believed to have been assigned to 440th Troop carrier group initially but later stationed in Germany after hostilities had ceased with Air Transport Command. In the cockpit is LtCol Edward Bynum.


No mission listing is currently available for this aircraft


 


© Ray Bowden 28 January 2021