CRASH OF A B-25 MITCHELL
ON BEACH ON PERON ISLAND, NT
ON ABOUT 2 SEPTEMBER 1944

 

On 1 September 1944, B-25D Mitchell, A47-12  (ex NEI-AF, N5-199) (#43-3625) from 2 Squadron RAAF made an emergency-landing on the beach on Peron Island off the coast of the Northern Territory, about 120 kms south west of Darwin.

B-25 Mitchell A47-6 of 2 Squadron RAAF crashed on 2 Sep 1944 with the loss of two lives whilst on a Search and Rescue mission near Peron Island looking for B-25 Mitchell A47-12.

 

RAAF B-25D Mitchell, A47-12

 

RAAF B-25D Mitchell, A47-12

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

I'd like to thank Ed Ragas, Editor of Bulletin Air War 1939-1945 http://fly.to/bulletin for his assistance with this home page. I'd also like to thank Craig Busby for his assistance with this home page.. 

 

REFERENCE BOOKS

" Nederlandse Mitchells ( Dutch Mitchells) "
by Mr. G. Tonrij

 

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This page first produced 19 December 2000

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