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Mitchell N5-132

Aircraft Model:North American B-25C Mitchell
Manufacturer:North American Aviation
Identities:41-12919; N5-132
Units:No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF

Timeline

24 August 1942Received by No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, ex USAAF.
15 December 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for modification.
27 December 1942Issued to No. 18 Squadron, RAAF.
5 February 1943Aircraft crashed approximately 3-4 miles north west of MacDonald, NT

Photos

B-25 Mitchells of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, including N5-132 / 41-12919 (left)

References

Baugher, J. 2017 1941 USAAF Serial Numbers (41-6722 to 41-13296). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 19 November 2017 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1941_2.html>.

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

National Archives of Australia [NAA] 1945, RAAF Unit History sheets (Form A50) [Operations Record Book - Forms A50 and A51] Number 18 NEI [Netherlands East Indies] Squadron, A9186, BLOCK 346.

Record updated on 19 November 2017.


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