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Mitchell N5-161

Aircraft Model:North American B-25D-20-NA Mitchell
Manufacturer:North American Aviation
Constructor's No.:87-8981
Identities:41-30816; N5-161
Name / Nose Art:Mississippi Dream
Units:No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF

Timeline

24 September 1943Received by No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, ex USAAF.
9 December 1943Aircraft damaged when nosewheel collapsed on landing at Drysdale Mission.
11 December 1943Received by No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for inspection.
14 January 1944Aircraft to be converted to components.

Photos

B-25 Mitchell N5-161 'Mississippi Dream' of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAFB-25 Mitchell N5-161 'Mississippi Dream' of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAFB-25 Mitchell N5-161 'Mississippi Dream' of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAFB-25 Mitchell N5-161 'Mississippi Dream' of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF

References

Baugher, J. 2017 1941 USAAF Serial Numbers (41-24340 to 41-30847). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 14 November 2017 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1941_4.html>.

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1944, Aircraft Status cards - Mitchell N5-122 to N5-199 (with gaps), A10297, BLOCK 346.

Record updated on 14 November 2017.


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