Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

A USAF Military Air Transport Service (MATS) Douglas C-54E Skymaster (registration 44-9115) is being loaded with cargo by a forklift truck, Haneda AFB, Japan, 1950 - part of the deployment of the 336th Fighter-Interceptor Squadron to Korea. Two Air Force officers walk by. A DC-3 and a DC-4 are in the background. Written on album page - "Loading for Korea. Haneda AFB, Tokyo Jap". Album page 10.

Collection Item Long Description:


  • Korean War, 1950-1953
  • Air bases, American
  • Military bases, American--Japan
  • Aeronautics
  • Air pilots
  • Airplanes

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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Ward Hitt, Jr





Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560



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