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  B-25D-20 "Seven Day Leave" Serial Number 41-30611  
5th AF
22nd BG
408th 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, 22nd Bombardment Group, 408th Bombardment Squadron. Nicknamed "Seven Day Leave".

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. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
February 14, 2020


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