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Serial Number Criteria: 42-87281
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-87138 ... 42-87452 (EXACT MATCH)
North American B-25D-25 Mitchell
87138/87312 were MSN 100-20631/100-20805
87313/87452 were MSN 100-23306/100-23445
87140 to RAF as Mitchell II FV986.  Dove into ground at night, Chilwell, England Jul 24, 1944
87146 to RAF as Mitchell II KL141 - Retained in Canada for service with 5 OTU 
87149 to RAF as Mitchell II FV987.  Sideslipped into ground while in circuit at North Bay,
Canada Apr 28, 1945
87150 to RAF as Mitchell II FV988.  DBR when bellylanded after engine caught fire on
takeoff, Reykjavik, Iceland Nov 25, 1943
87154 to RAF as Mitchell II FV989.  Missing from night intruder mission Aug 18, 1944
87155 to RAF as Mitchell II FV990.  Missing from ferry flight from Bluie West 3 to Reykjavik,
Iceland Nov 28, 1943
87156 to RAF as Mitchell II FV991.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87157/87180 to USN as PBJ-1D 35073/35096
87181/87205 to USN as PBJ-1D 35098/35122
87195 crashed through roof of Glenn L Martin plant at Offutt AFB,
Nebraska Sep 22, 1943.  3 crew killed, one injured.  B-26C 41-35622 in the plant was destroyed.
No injuries in the plant.
87206 to RAF as Mitchell II FV992.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87207 to RAF as Mitchell II FV993.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87208 to RAF as Mitchell II FV994.  Returned to USA Nov 18, 1945
87209 to RAF as Mitchell II FV995.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87210 to RAF as Mitchell II FV996.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87211 to RAF as Mitchell II FV997.  SOC Aug 23, 1945
87212 to RAF as Mitchell II FV998.  Shot down by flak over Pas de Calais, France Jun 20, 1944
87213 to RAF as Mitchell II FV999.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87214 to RAF as Mitchell II FW100.  Bellylanded and blew up after both engines cut on takeoff,
Dunsfold, England May 5, 1944
87215 to RAF as Mitchell II FW101.  Crashed at Cranleigh, England when engine cut during night
approacy to Dunsfold, England Jun 28, 1944
87216 to RAF as Mitchell II FW102.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87217 to RAF as Mitchell II FW103.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87218 to RAF as Mitchell II FW104.  SOC Aug 23, 1945
87219 to RAF as Mitchell II FW105.  Crashlanded in Normandy after receiving flak damage
Aug 28, 1944
87220 to RAF as Mitchell II FW106.  Missing from mission to Deventer, Holland Oct 15, 1944
87221 to RAF as Mitchell II FW107.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87223 to RAF as Mitchell II FW108.  Wrecked when clided with Mitchell FR370 (41-13114) on 
landing, Harwell, England Mar 13, 1945
87224 to RAF as Mitchell II FW109.  Missing from mission to Bois Boquerel May 9, 1944
87225 to RAF as Mitchell II FW110.  Crashed after hitting tree during night approach to
Swanton Morley, England Apr 21, 1944
87226 to RAF as Mitchell II FW111.  SOC Jan 13, 1947
87227 to RAF as Mitchell II FW112.  SOC Jan 15, 1947
87228 to RAF as Mitchell II FW113.  Shot down by flak over Foret de Lyons, France Aug 9, 1944
87229 to RAF as Mitchell II FW114.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87230/87253 Lend-Lease to USSR
87254 to NEIAF as N5-170 - 
87255 to NEIAF as N5-171, later to RAAF as A47-36.  SOC 3/50.
87256 to NEIAF as N5-172 - 
87257 to NEIAF as N5-173 
87258 to NEIAF as N5-174, later to RAAF as A47-37.  Lost en route 
to Biak 8/14/1945.
87259 to NEIAF as N5-175, later to RAAF as A47-33.  lost on operations 12/44
87260 to NEIAF as N5-188
87261 to RAF as Mitchell II FR199.  With No 320 (Dutch) RAF Squadron.
SOC 1954 and sent to Technical University Delft 
where cockpit section was used as a flight simulator.
This section was donated to the Aviodome in 1981.
Moved to Veghel on loan to museum Bevrijdende Vleugels.
87262 to RAF as Mitchell II FR188 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  To Royal Netherlands AF 7/22/1947.
87263 to RAF as Mitchell II FR189 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  To Royal Netherlands AF 7/22/1947.
87264 to RAF as Mitchell II FR190 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK - w/o Aug 31, 1944 after overshot
landing at Long Newnton, England.
87265 to RAF as Mitchell II FR191 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK- ditched Jun 12, 1944 in English Channel.
87266/87273 Lend-Lease to China Jul 1943
87269 lost in China Nov 29, 1943.  MACR 1231.
87276 (41st BG) lost Aug 18, 1944, Central Pacific.
87284 (41st BG) lost Jan 29, 1944, Central Pacific.
87288 to RAF as Mitchell II KL142 - retained in Canada for service with 5 OTU.
87290 to RAF as Mitchell II KL143 - retained in Canada for service with 5 OTU
87293 (38th BG/17th RS) Survived 190 missions in Pacific 
Theatre during WW2; believed scrapped in theatre after war's end.
87296 (71st BG) lost Dec 26, 1944, SW Pacific.
87297 (71st BG) lost Dec 26, 1944, SW Pacific.
87302 in takeoff accident at Fort Worth AAF, TX Oct 10, 1944.  Landing gear
was retracted too early during takeoff and aircraft settled onto the
runway, with the left gear collapsing and aircraft bellying in.  Left
prop broke off and tore into the pilot side of the cockpit, critically
injuring the pilot.  Except for the flight engineer, who had minor
injuries, all others aboard were uninjured.
87305 to NEIAF as N5-164 
87307 to NEIAF as N5-179 - missing 3/44 
87311 to NEIAF as N5-177 - missing 5/44
87312 to NEIAF as N5-178 
87313 to NEIAF as N5-176 - crashed 5/44
87317 to RAF as Mitchell II FR200 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  To Royal Netherlands AF 7/22/1947
87321 to NEIAF as N5-180 
87322 to RAF as Mitchell II FR201 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  To Royal Netherlands AF 7/22/1947.
87323 to RAF as Mitchell II FR202 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  SOC Nov 1, 1945.
87325 to RAF as Mitchell II FW115.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87326 to RAF as Mitchell II FW116.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87328 to RAF as Mitchell II FW117.  SOC Aug 22, 1945
87329 to RAF as Mitchell II FW118.  Missing from night intruder mission Jul 23, 1944
87331 to RAF as Mitchell II FW119.  SOC Aug 22, 1945
87332 Lend-Lease to USSR
87333 Lend-Lease to USSR
87334 to RAF as Mitchell II FW120.  SOC Aug 22, 1945
87336 (42nd BG) lost Jan 20, 1945, SW Pacific.
87338 Lend-Lease to USSR
87339 to RAF as Mitchell II FR203 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  Caught fire and crashed into sea 
50 mi W of Reykjavik, Iceland Nov 8, 1943
87340 to RAF as Mitchell II FW121.   DBR when overshot forced landing due to engine
failure and ran into ditch, Weston Zoyland, England Feb 21, 1944
87342 to RAF as Mitchell II FW122.  Damaged by explosion of Mitchell FV985 (41-30660) over
Glos-Montford and crashed Jul 23, 1944.
87344 to RAF as Mitchell II FW123.  SOC Aug 23, 1945
87345 to RAF as Mitchell II FW124.  Missing on mission to Elbeuf, France Aug 21, 1944
87346 to RAF as Mitchell II FW125.  Shot down by AAA over Boulogne, France Sep 9, 1944.
87347 to RAF as Mitchell II FW126.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87348 to RAF as Mitchell II FW126.  Abandoned and crashed after being hit by flak over
La Maillerayte sur Seine, France Aug 17, 1944
87349 to NEIAF as N5-162 - missing 6/44
87350 to NEIAF as N5-163 
87352 to RAF as Mitchell II KL144.  Retained in Canada for service with 5 OTU.
87354 Lend-Lease to USSR
87355 Lend-Lease to USSR
87357 Lend Lease to USSR
87358 to RAF as Mitchell II FR204 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  Shot down by flak, 
Chateau d'Ansenne Jun 25, 1944.
87361 Lend-Lease to USSR
87362 Lend-Lease to USSR
87364 (42nd BG, 100th BS, "Big Operator")
87375 Lend-Lease to USSR
87377 (42nd BG, 100th BS, "Eager Rosie")
87379 to RAF as Mitchell II KL145.  Retained in Canada for use by 5 OTU.
87381 to RAF as Mitchell II FR205 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  Missing from night 
intruder mission Jun 12, 1944
87382 Lend-Lease to USSR
87387 Lend-Lease to USSR
87389 Lend-Lease to USSR
87392 Lend-Lease to USSR
87394 Lend-Lease to USSR
87396 Lend-Lease to USSR
87397 Lend-Lease to USSR
87398 to NEIAF as N5-166 
87399/87404 Lend-Lease to USSR
87405 to RAF as Mitchell II FR206 for service with Dutch No 320 Sqdn in UK.  To Royal Netherlands Navy 
as 18-2 Jul 22, 1947.
87406 Lend-Lease to USSR
87408 to RAF as Mitchell II FR207 for service with Dutch No 32 Sqdn in UK.  SOC 8/22/1945
87409 Lend-Lease to USSR
87410 to RAF as Mitchell II FW128.  SOC Dec 26, 1946.
87411 to RAF as Mitchell II FW129.  Missing from night intruder mission Jun 13, 1944
87412 to RAF as Mitchell II FW130.  SOC Dec 9, 1946
87415 to RAF as Mitchell II FW131.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87416 to NEIAF as N5-168, later to RAAF as
A47-35.  struck off charge 3/50.
87417 to RAF as Mitchell II FW132.  SOC Aug 23, 1945
87420 to RAF as Mitchell II FW133.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87421 to RAF as Mitchell II FW134.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87422 to RAF as Mitchell II FW135.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87423 to RAF as Mitchell II FW136.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87425 to RAF as Mitchell II FW137.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87427 to RAF as Mitchell II FW138.  Missing during ferry flight between Goose Bay and
Reykjavik Nov 6, 1943
87428 to RAF as Mitchell II FW139.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87431 to RAF as Mitchell II FW140.  SOC Oct 31, 1946
87432 to RAF as Mitchell II FW141.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87433 to RAF as Mitchell II FW142.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87436 to RAF as Mitchell II FW143.  SOC Jun 5, 1947
87437 (345th BG, 500th BS, "General's Daughter") after landing fell
off 2 wire-wrapped parademo bombs, exploded and burned out
at Nadzab, New Guinea Jul 2, 1944.  5 killed, plus 7 armorers on
the ground also killed.  Tail gunner survived.
87440 crashed Sept 11, 1944 near Loyette Air Field, France. 15 killed.
87444 (71st BG) lost May 18, 1945, SW Pacific.

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