23 OCTOBER 1942
LOSS OF A B-25 MITCHELL BOMBER

 

A USAAF B-25 Mitchell bomber failed to return to Townsville on a flight from Port Moresby.  Last contact was made with the aircraft 25 miles from Townsville, Queensland.

 

NOTE:- This could be the same event as the following two incidents:-

B-25 crashed near Herbert River on 15 Sep 1942

B-25 Failed to arrived in Townsville on 15 Sep 1942

 

REFERENCE BOOK

"Diary of WWII - North Queensland"
Complied by Peter Nielsen

 

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