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Mitchell N5-134

Aircraft Model:North American B-25C Mitchell
Manufacturer:North American Aviation (Inglewood)
Identities:41-12885; N5-134
Units:No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF
No. 119 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF

Timeline

28 September 1942Serviceable at No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
7 December 1942Allotted to No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for modification.
9 December 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
23 December 1942Issued to No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
17 February 1943Allotted to No. 1 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for repairs to tail.
19 February 1943Received by No. 1 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
4 March 1943Allotted to No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
29 March 1943Issued to No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
1 April 1943Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
14 April 1943Issued to No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
15 April 1943Received by No. 18 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
30 September 1943Allotted to No. 119 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
4 October 1943Received by No. 119 (NEI) Squadron, RAAF.
28 January 1944Allotted to No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, ex NEI Pool, for overhaul.
31 January 1944Received by No. 3 Aircraft Depot, RAAF.
26 July 1944Issued to NEI Pool, ex No. 3 AD.
31 July 1944Received by NEI Pool.
7 August 1944Returned to No. 3 AD for further repairs.
14 August 1944Issued to NEI Pool, ex No. 3 AD.
17 July 1945Allotment of aircraft to No. 1 Engineering School, RAAF, for training purposes.
20 July 1945Allotment to No. 1 Engineering School, RAAF, acceptable.
Aircraft should be flown to Essendon from which arrangements to transport it to No. 1 ES will be made by No. 1 TG.

Photos

B-25 Mitchell N5-134 of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, at Canberra, ACTThe crew of B-25 Mitchell N5-134 of No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, at McDonald, NTB-25C Mitchell N5-134 being towedRAAF Air Gunner pointing to Popeye nose art on B-25C Mitchell N5-134

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, 40.

Pacific Wrecks 2018 B-25C Mitchell Serial Number N5-134. Retrieved 19 December 2018 from <https://www.pacificwrecks.com/aircraft/b-25/N5-134.html>.

Record updated on 19 December 2018.


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