RON DUPAS COLLECTION
No. 1486. Consolidated 40 PB4Y-2 Privateer (N6816D) Wenairco
Photographed at Yakima, Washington, USA, September 1969, by Ron Dupas

 Consolidated 40 PB4Y-2 Privateer

12/31/2007. Remarks by Johan Visschedijk: "Manufactured for the USN under BuNo. 59905, it served with the Naval Air Reserve at Miami, Florida. It came on the civil register as N6816D, was converted to a tanker and flew with Wenairco Inc, Wenatchee, Washington, from 1963 to 1972. On July 27, 1972, it caught fire on the runway at Wenatchee-Pangborn Field and burned out, the crew escaped injury."

Read the type remarks on page 13077.






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