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  B-25D "Junior Bat / Patches" Serial Number 41-29697  
5th AF
3rd BG
90th BS

Aircraft History
Built by North American. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas across the Pacific to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 3rd Bombardment Group, 90th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Junior Bat".

On May 26, 1943 this B-25 was hit by a B-24 Liberator while parked at 7-Mile Drome and damaged. Repaired over three months. Afterwards, became a 'fat cat' transport nicknamed "Patches". Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018


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