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  B-25D-10 "Sweet Jeanne" Serial Number 41-30189  
5th AF
38th BG
71st BS

Pilot  ?
Force Landed  April 16, 1944
MACR none

Aircraft History
Built by North American in Inglewood, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army. Ferried overseas via Hawaii.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 5th Air Force, 38th Bombardment Group, 71st Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Sweet Jeanne".

Mission History
On April 16, 1944 took off from Nadzab Airfield on a bombing mission against Hollandia. On the return flight, the formation encountered a severe weather front of bad weather. This B-25 ran low on fuel and force landed at Saidor Airfield. Afterwards, this B-25 was written off.

Black Sunday (2000) by Michael Claringbould

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Last Updated
February 14, 2020


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