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    #1 Marcel, Oct 1, 2010
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    Last week I was at the (former) navy-airfield Valkenburg, near The Hague. There I took the following pictures.
    This is a DC3/C47 from the Liberating-wings museum. It was borrowed to be the décor at a musical (soldier of Orange). This is what happened to it. You can read the story here: Dakota C47 in Soldier of Orange
     

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    Truly sad. I hope they can fix her up again.
     
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    Very sad sight indeed.
     
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    Terrible. The last paragraph seems to have spelled it's doom:

    Damn shame.
     
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    Dam.............
     
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    Looks like a C-47 with not take to the air again.... ever ! Damn Shame.

    Charles
     
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    Very sad to see :(
     
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    A sad loss


    I can just see someone from the museum saying "Ive a great idea, what could possibly go wrong"
     
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    I heard on the radio that the museums's director was not welcome in the museum anymore. He seems to have been the one who pushed this idea.
     
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    True crime....very sad indeed
     
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    Damn, I HATE to see a beautiful old plane wrecked like that!
    Any chance of any kind of financial dispensation from the authorities, the insurance company or anyone???
    I know it won't do any good in the end, the bird's a wreck - but someone's gotta held be responsible for wrecking that plane! :evil:
     
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    Biker babe

    The poor guy who was responsible for organising it was no doubt doing his best and without that accident would be commended for what he did. Nothing can bring it back and wheras an insurance comapny may be made to payout in the end sh*t happens. Thousands of beautiful planes were scrapped without a thought including DC3 /C47 sadly it is only when we are down to the last few pwople take notice.
     
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