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Serial Number Criteria: 41-30337
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
41-30173 ... 41-30352 (EXACT MATCH)
North American B-25D-10 Mitchell
MSN 87-8338/8517
30178 (42nd BG) lost Jan 18, 1944.  MACR 1802
30179 (38th BG) lost Jan 16, 1944.  MACR 1690
30181 modified as F-10
30182 (38th BG) lost Jul 1, 1944.  MACR 7344
30183 (38th BG, 405th BS, "Lucky Star") damaged by Japanese fighters and ditched Oct 16, 1943 near Madang, 
Dutch East Indies.  MACR 901. 5 crew MIA.
30185 (345th BG) lost Mar 19, 1944.  MACR 6734
30187 disappeared enroute from Hickam Field, HI to Christmas Island
May 3, 1943.  No information regarding crashe ever discovered.
30189 collided with B-25D during ending of landing roll at Saidor during
infamous Black Sunday mission to Hollanida.  Aircraft was repaired.
30190 (38th BG) shot down at Rabaul, New Guinea Nov 2, 1943.  MACR 1218
30195 modified as F-10 - delivered to RCAF as 893.
30211 (42nd BG) lost Apr 11, 1944.  MACR 3793
30212 (3rd BG) shot down at Rabaul, New Guinea Nov 2, 1943.  MACR 1013
30221 (38th BG) lost Aug 2, 1943.  MACR 4698
30222 (MSN 87-8387) with 345th BG, 498th BS force-landed in Tanami 
Desert, Australia Jan 25, 1945.  Recovered Jun 1974 by 
Aviation Historical Society and displayed at East Point
Museum, Darwin, NT.  Reported 1976 under restoration for 
Darwin Aviation Museum, Australia.
30239 (38th BG, 405th BS) lost Oct 12, 1943, Papua New Guinea.  MACR 811
30240 (38th BG) shot down and crashed into Simpson Harbor, Rabaul
New Guinea Nov 2, 1943.  MACR 1246.  2 KIA, 2 POW
30247 (38th BG) shot down 3 mi NW of Wewak, New Guinea Sep 2, 1943.  
MACR 4508.  Some crew bailed out but were executed.
30252 (38th BG) lost Feb 29, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 408?
30254 (345th BG) lost Mar 5, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 3143
30255 (38th BG, 405th BS) shot down by Japanese fighter and crashed
into Bismarck Sea 15 mi off Wewak, New Guinea Sep 2, 1943.  MACR 13287
30259 (345th BG) lost Mar 26, 1944.  MACR 4496
30274 (3rd BGF, 8th BS, "The Hot Horse") damaged by AAA and crashlanded
at Dobodura Nov 2, 1943. Rebuilt and transferred to 345th BG
30279 converted to D-1 strafer with 3rd BG, 90th BS, then to
345th BG, 500th BS, "Here's Howe".  Shot down by friendly
AA fire from ships NW of Silimati Point, New Britain Dec 26, 1943.  MACR 1847.
6 KIA.
30303 converted to D-1 strafer.  (38th BG, 71st BS) shot down by
AAA at Alexishafen, New Guinea Dec 20, 1943.  MACR 1418.  5 KIA.
30306 (38th BG, 71st BS, *Pissonit*) lost Feb 15, 1944, SW Pacific in
attack on Kavieng, New Britain.  MACR 3502
30311 (3rd BG, 8th BS, "Fifi") shot down by AA while strafing a
Japanese heavy cruiser at Simpson Harbor, Rabaul, New
Gunea Nov 2, 1943, SW Pacific.  MACR 2527, 14581.  4 KIA.  Pilot
Maj. Raymond H. Wilkins posthumously awarded Medal of Honor.
30315 (345th BG, 500th BS, *Tinkie*) missing Jun 4, 1944.  MACR 4338
30317 (345th BG, 499th BS) crashed on takeoff on raid on
Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944.  All 6 crew killed.
30318 (3rd BG, 90th BS) lost Oct 30, 1943, SW Pacific.  MACR 995
30319 (405th BG) hit by AAA and ditched in Bismarck Sea near Wewak,
New Guinea Sep 2, 1943.  MACR 13282
30321 to NEIAF as N5-169 - missing 8-44
30326 (321st BG, 448th BS) shot down by AAA NW of Chieti, Italy 
Dec 2, 1943.  MACR 1516.  5 KIA, 2 returned
30330 Lend-Lease to France.  Crashed Nov 28, 1947, killing French General LeClerc.
30337 (38th BG, 405th BS) collided with F-5A 42-67350 in poor visibility at Saidor Apr 16, 1944
during infamous Black Sunday mission to Hollanida.  4 crew killed.
30338 accidentally landed near Melilla, Spanish Morocco Apr 1944 whil enroute from Gibraltar to Tunis.
Impressed by Spanish AF and used as staff transport.  Presumably eventually scrapped.
30352 (321st BG) lost Jan 7, 1944.  MACR 1818

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