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Mitchell N5-139

Aircraft Model:North American B-25C Mitchell
Manufacturer:North American Aviation
Identities:41-12913; N5-139
Units:No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF

Timeline

10 September 1942Received by No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, ex USAAF.
23 December 1942Received by No. 1 Aircraft Depot, RAAF, for modifications.
6 January 1943Received by No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF.
31 January 1943Aircraft crash landed near Port Keats, NT.
Pilot: Sgt/Maj DE JONGH, NEIAF (Survived)
14 February 1943Allotted to No. 1 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
15 May 1943Allotted to No. 7 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for repairs.
18 May 1943Received by No. 7 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
25 January 1944Aircraft deemed a total loss.

References

Baugher, J. 2017 1941 USAAF Serial Numbers (41-6722 to 41-13296). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 14 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.

Record updated on 14 November 2017.


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