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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158351
Last updated: 26 March 2019
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Type:North American B-25G Mitchell
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Force (USAAF)
Registration: 42-64977
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nauru -   Nauru
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Makin Airfield (Butaritari)
Destination airport:
The bomber was hit in the bomb bay by a Japanese 127mm anti-aircraft shell and exploded.
The entire crew was killed in the crash.

lot 1st Lt. Karl R. James, O-742328 (KIA / BR) IL
Co-Pilot Alexander Cheropovich (KIA)
Navigator John Keeling (KIA, BR)
Radio Frank Kapla, 35010421 (KIA / BR) OH
Engineer Harry Stockton (KIA, BR)
Gunner Benedict Jasper (KIA)


Revision history:

16-Aug-2013 15:01 gerard57 Added

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