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|Pilot 1st Lt L. Bal, NEIAF (MIA / KIA)
Co-Pilot Sgt F A Hoogeveld, NEIAF 93750 (MIA / KIA)
Fire Control Officer 1st Lt P Kruijne, NEIAF (MIA / KIA)
Bombardier Ens A. B. Andela NEIAF (MIA / KIA)
Radio Sgt C Van Ginnel, NEIAF 92376 (MIA / KIA)
W/AG Sgt Reginald Peter Leehy, 412067 RAAF (MIA / KIA) Barraba, NSW
MIA May 21, 1943
Built by North American in Inglewood, California. Delivered to the U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) as B-25C-15 Mitchell serial number 42-32484. Purchased by the Netherlands.
Assigned to the Netherlands East Indies Air Force (NEIAF) as B-25C Mitchell serial number N5-147. Assigned to 18 Squadron. No known nickname or nose art.
Over the target, hit in the starboard engine by anti-aircraft fire while at approximately 8,500' causing it to catch fire and crash into deep water approximately 1.5 miles south west of the wreck off the western shore of Saumlaki Bay.
One of the crew was seen to leave the aircraft and descend into the water about 1 mile west south west of the crash. Japanese broadcast claimed the commander of this aircraft had been taken prisoner. Post-war interrogations suggest that the two Dutch Lieutenants from this aircraft may have been captured.
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