The Dakota Hunter

A Film by Axel Ebermann

Drug Smuggling

Quite a number of Dakotas in Colombia were in some way involved in the very lucrative business of drug trafficking – either by transporting drugs directly or by hauling supplies for the producers. If caught the planes get seized. This … Continue reading

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The Lifeline

The Dakota is the lifeline to very remote communties in the middle of the Colombian jungle. Everything from cement to life stock is flown in by the Dakota. Every arrival of the legendary plane is a social event that nobody … Continue reading

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Radioactive: Dakota seized by Dutch customs

  Hans found this Dakota in some Florida swamp where it had worked as a Mosquito control plane. Just before the old warbird went into the shredder to receycle the Aluminum, Hans discovered, that this plane had quite some historic … Continue reading

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