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N195Z in winter.
Photo: USFS © date unknown





52-6066 USAF #1213. L-20 No: 214. Command AF-3. Delivered 05-Nov-1952.  Built as L-20A and re-designated U-6A in 1962.

N195Z US Department of Agriculture, US Forest Dept., Milwaukee, WI. Regd 22-Aug-1968. Canx 18-Dec-1973 as destroyed.

Written off

USAF History

52-6066 was made available on 03-Nov-1952 and accepted on 06-Nov-1952 by the 6600th Air Depot AMO (Air Material Overseas Unit), at Downsview, ON., after which it was assigned to the Air Defence Command and delivered to the 29th Air Division at Great Falls AFB., MT., on 20-Nov-1952 remaining after the name changed to Malmstrom on31-Jul-1955 throughout its career up to 31-Jul-1962. It Suffered category 3 damage (medium/serious) in a landing accident at Cut Banks AFS, Great Falls, MT., on 06-Nov-1954. The pilot was George R. Biggs.

It visited Downsview for maintenance in 1956 and Minneapolis St. Paul, MN.,  for six months in 1959. In the 1960s it was attached to the 4642nd Support Wing but then in Apr-1961 it was assigned to the Strategic Air Command with the 4061st Composite Group from 28-Apr-1961 until 15-Jul-1961, then the 341st Strategic Missile Wing until 30-Sep-1961: the 341st CCS Group and then back to the 341st Strategic Missile Wing on 31-Jul-962. The aircraft’s remaining USAF history is to be researched.

Emblem of the 341st Strategic Missile Wing