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Serial Number Criteria: 41-30040
Description Criteria:
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
41-29948 ... 41-30172 (EXACT MATCH)
North American B-25D-5 Mitchell
MSN 87-8113/8337
29970 modified as F-10
29983 assigned to NACA Ames Aeronautical Laboratory, NAS Moffett Field, CA Mar 26, 1943 to 1943.
used by NACA for flying qualities, stability and control, and performance evaluations.
29984 modified as F-10
29987 modified as F-10
29988 modified as F-10
29989 modified as F-10
29990 modified as F-10
29991 modified as F-10
29992 (345th BG, 500th BS, *Jack Rabbit Express*) shot down by AAA
during attack on Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944
29996 (310th BG, 380th BS) shot down by Bf 109G-6 of JG 53/I and crashed into sea 18 km NE
of Stromboli, Italy Sep 8, 1943.  MACR 716.  6 KIA
30010 ("Matilda") missing during flight from Chengjung, China to Dinjan, India Jul 4, 1945.  15 aboard.
30017 (345th BG, 499th BS) lost Oct 5, 1943, Papua New Guinea.  MACR 754
30020 (345th BG, 499th BS, *Stingeroo*) ditched east of Kar Kar Island due to
engine failure Apr 16, 1944 during infamous Black Sunday mission to 
Hollanida.  Crew rescued.
30028 (499th BS, *Blunder Bus*) crashed Jul 8, 1943 in takeoff accident.  3 crew members injured.
30036 (345th BG) lost Jul 7, 1944.  MACR 6472
30039 (345th BG) converted to D-1 (345th BG, 499th BS, "Miss Ellen",
loaned to 500th BS.  Hit by AAA and crashed 3 mi SW of
Rabaul, New Guinea Nov 2, 1943.  MACR 1071.  5 KIA
30040 (345th BG) lost Mar 29, 1944.  MACR 4110
30041 (345th BG, 498th BS, *Gremlins Holiday*) shot down by AAA
in attack on Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944.
30045 (345th BG, 498th BS) blew tire on takeoff at Woodstock airfield, Queensland, Australia
May 28, 1943.  Plane crashed off the side of the runway and was destroyed.  Crew injured.
30046 (345th BG, 498th BS, "Impatient Virgin") converted to D-1.  Damaged by
light AAA from a freighter and ditched into Murik Lagoon,
New Guinea Nov 27, 1943.  MACR 1248.  6 crew POW, all died in
prison camp.
30054 (345th BG) lost Oct 18, 1943.  MACR 1339.
30056 (345th BG, 500th BS) lost Oct 18, 1943, Papua New Guinea.  MACR 987
30058 (345th BG) lost Jul 30, 1944.  MACR 718?
30071 converted to D-1 strafer (345th BG, 501st BS) damaged by AAA,
then ran out of fuel and crashlanded 12 mi from Dumpu, New
Guinea Dec 22, 1943.  MACR 13996.  All 5 crew returned.  Tail section recovered
and used in restoration of 41-12442.
30074 (345th BG, 501st BS) shot down May 21, 1944 near Dagua, New Guinea airstrip.  MACR 16180.
All 6 crew KIA.
30075 (345th BG, 500th BS) lost Oct 24, 1943, SW Pacific.  MACR 996
30080 converted to D-1 strafer (345th BG, 501st BS) damaged and 
4 crew bailed out, then continued and crashlanded in vicinity
of Annanburg, New Guinea Dec 22, 1943.  MACR 1463.
4 crew were killed, pilot returned.
30084 (345th BG, 499th BS) lost Aug 13, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 8639
30094 (345th BG, 501st BS, "Hellzapoppin") shot down and ditched
off Rapopo, S of Rabaul, New Guinea Nov 2, 1943.  MACR 1219.
4 POW, 3 of them murdered in 1944.
30099 (498th BG) lost Sep 11, 1944, New Guinea.  MACR 13263
30114 (Bombardier Training School) crashed near Grey Butte Aux field, CA Oct 2, 1944.  All 3 onboard killed 
including WASP copilot.
30117 (405th BS, 38th BG) shot down by AAA over Dagua Aug 18, 1943.  Crew KIA.
30118 crashed Aug 4, 1942 off Wangat Island.  One crew KIA, rest
captured by Japanese.  All but one were murdered.
30128 (12th BG, 434th BS) shot down AAA and crashed into sea 10 km SE of
Siracusa, Sicily Aug 7, 1943.  MACR 179.  3 KIA, 3 returned.
30132 modified as F-10
30141 (340th BG, 489th BS) during violent evasive action two crew bailed out over Italy Aug 31, 1943.
Both POW, rest landed safely with plane.  MACR 1199
30148 (341st BG) lost Feb 6, 1944.  MACR 2315
30152 (341st BG) lost Feb 6, 1944.  MACR 12970
30161 (345th BG, 500th BS, *Avoca Avenger*) downed in attack on
Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944
30163 on static display at National Museum, Port Moresby, Papua
New Guinea.  The plane had left USAAF service in Aug 1943
when it ran off the runway at Port Moresby, PNG and was
written off.
30167 (405th BG) lost May 14, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 12970

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