LV-PLA Beech C-45F Expeditor c/n 7848

LV-PLA Beech C-45F Expeditor c/n 7848 
44-47440 USAAF
 - built as C-45F Wichita KS 1945
KJ516 RAF as Expediter Mk.II
 - shipped from US to RAF in India 1945
44-47440 returned to USAAF in Europe 29.8.46
 - stored Oberpfaffenhofen AB, West Germany 1948/1949
MM61710 to Italian AF/ AMI 26.04.49
 - Italian AF acquired 125 C-45s in 1949 from USAF storage at Oberpfaffenhofen AB, West Germany: a number were in unserviceable condition and were later rebuilt in Italy on an AMI production line.
 - reported as LV-PLA, Enrique Decourneux 1958 but unliked to be such. NTU?
MM61710 “CR-35” noted in service 08.1976, 07.1977, 04.1978
 - Guidonia AB, Rome: retired, open storage 1988

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