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Mitchell N5-156

Aircraft Model:North American B-25D-20-NA Mitchell
Manufacturer:North American Aviation
Identities:41-30587; N5-156
Units:No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF


28 September 1943Received by No. 18 Squadron, NEIAF, ex USAAF.
21 October 1943Aircraft crashed during night time bombing practice.
Pilot: Sgt ENGELS, NEIAF (Survived)
Crew: Sgt HOFLAND, NEIAF (Survived)
Crew: Lt ZIJDEVELDT, NEIAF (Survived)
Crew: Sgt KERDIJK, NEIAF (Survived)
Mechanic: Sgt C.A.H. KEESMAT, NEIAF (Killed)
27 October 1943Allotted to No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF, for collection and disposal.
28 October 1943Received by No. 4 Repair and Salvage Unit, RAAF.
25 January 1944Aircraft deemed a total loss.


Baugher, J. 2017 1941 USAAF Serial Numbers (41-24340 to 41-30847). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 19 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.

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 19 November 2017.


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