USAAF Nose Art Research Project


Lookin Fer Trouble
C-47A-30-DL 42-23587


Lookin Fer Trouble

This C47 was named by the crew of Lt Harry Dingman when they flew the brand new plane out of the USA on 26th May 43. On 2nd June 43 it arrived in Australia for service in the South Pacific. The crew had named the plane at Hamilton Field but it was taken from them upon their arrival at Amberly, Australia when they were transferred from the 375th TCG into the 374th TCG and issued with an older aircraft.

Surviving the war "Lookin fer Trouble" was condemned on 10th February 1946.


© Ray Bowden 12 August 2022