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  B-25C-15 Mitchell Serial Number N5-149  
NEIAF
18 Squadron

Aircraft History
Built by North American. U. S. Army serial number 42-32511. Ferried overseas via Hawaii to Australia.

Wartime History
Assigned to the Netherlands East Indies Air Force (NEIAF) with serial number N5-149. Assigned 18 Squadron. Nicknamed "Sarinah Plesiran 'Neer.?" with the nose art of a nude woman laying on her back with a palm tree in the background.

Ultimate fate of the aircraft unknown. Likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

Memorials
B-25J Mitchell 44-29507 is painted in the markings of this aircraft.

References
Joe Baugher "B-25 Mitchell in Dutch Service" notes as B-25C-15 42-32511

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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