Built by North American as a model B-25D-10. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.
Assigned to the 3rd Bombardment Group, 8th Bombardment Squadron. Later, assigned to the 38rd Bombardment Group, 405th Bombardment Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
On April 16, 1944 took off from Nadzab Airfield on a bombing mission against Hollandia. On the return flight, the formation encountered a severe weather front of bad weather. Returning, this B-25 landed at Saidor Airfield in poor visibility and collided with F-5A Lightning 42-67350. The B-25 crew of four were killed in the crash.
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January 31, 2018