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|Pilot Captain Robert J. Henderson, O-660752
Co-Pilot 1st Lt. Chester H. Swenson, O-738287
Navigator 1st Lt. Norwood L. Johnson, O-434570 (WIA, died)
Crew T/Sgt James Kannette, 3404121 (WIA)
Crew S/Sgt Sam A. Mazzara, 16093878
Crashed February 29, 1944
Ferried overseas by pilot 2nd Lt. Robert W. Schalkle with Duvall, McGourty, Hellstrom, Davis and Maddox across the Pacific via Hawaii arriving at Garbutt Field near Townsville during July 1943. Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 22nd Bombardment Group, 2nd Bombardment Squadron.
During August 1943, this bomber was modified by the 4th Air Depot at Townsville into a B-25 strafer. Afterwards, assigned to the 38th Bombardment Group, 71st Bombardment Squadron and was flown northward to Port Moresby, first appearing in their records on September 8, 1943. Flown on combat missions until November 22, 1943. Its regular pilot was Lt. Clanton with crew chief Sgt. Duffie.
It is unclear what its assignment was from December 1943 - January 1944. It may have been undergoing repairs, or it even could have been temporarily with another squadron.
On February 3, 1944 assigned to the 405th Bombardment Squadron. The nose was painted with the "The Wolf Pack" motif.
Traces of the US "star & bar" are present on the fuselage, and traces of its nose art are still visible. The two engines P-47 Thunderbolt engines, also recovered from Girua area are displayed in front of the Mitchell. For display purposes, the left landing gear (from a B-24) is bolted onto left wing.
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