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  B-25C-5 Mitchell Serial Number 42-53435  
USAAF
13th AF
42th BG

Aircraft History
Built by North American. Constructor Number 90-11922. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-25C-5 Mitchell Serial Number 42-53435. Ferried overseas via Hickam Field to the South Pacific.

Wartime History
Assigned to the 13th Air Force, 42nd Bombardment Group to either the 69th Bombardment Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.

On March 11, 1943 while parked at Tontouta Airfield on New Caledonia the right wing was damaged when B-26B 41-17569 collided with this bomber after suffering a tire blow out during take off and swerved into this bomber.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

References
USAF Serial Number Search Results - B-25C-5 Mitchell 42-53435

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Last Updated
October 4, 2018

 

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