On the side of the right side of the nose is "Jim~Lynn". It is unclear if this is the nickname or a crew member's name. Abandoned in the Dobodura area.
Abandoned in the Kunai grass
near Horanda "Y",
until the 1970's. Recovered, and taken to Girua
Airfield, near Popondetta for display by the Oro Province Works
Department, for display as a war memorial at the airport.
greenhouse nose section of B-25D "Bar Fly" 42-30593 was
in front of the cockpit of this bomber, to
make a complete aircraft. Two
P-47 Thunderbolt engines, also recovered from the 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 to make an externally complete aircraft.
PNG Museum Aircraft Status Card - B-25 43-4450
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October 23, 2019