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  B-25D-10 Mitchell Serial Number 41-30337  
5th AF
38th BG
405th BS

Former Assignment
3rd BG
8th BS

Aircraft History
Built by North American as a model B-25D-10. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
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.

Mission History
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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Last Updated
June 29, 2019


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