DC-3 Dakota with Polish war-time connections heading to Poland
A Second World War-era DC-3 Dakota that was flown by Polish airmen in the Royal Air Force is being repatriated from Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Poland, where it will become part of a museum heritage display. A ceremony to mark the return of the “Dak” to Poland is being held today, at 17 Wing Winnipeg. The aircraft is scheduled to leave Canada for Poland on March 9. In this article, Captain Crossley examines the complex history of this historic aircraft, dubbed the “Spirit of Ostra Brama”.
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