CRASH OF B-25 MITCHELL
AT BATCHELOR AIRFIELD, NT
ON 9 SEPTEMBER 1943
Photo of B-25C Mitchell, N5-153, #42-32339, "René" taken by "Mac" McLean of 18 Squadron
B-25C Mitchell, N5-153, #42-32339, "René", from 18 Squadron of the Netherlands East Indies Air Force (NEI-AF) crashed on landing at Batchelor airfield in the Northern Territory on 9 September 1943 when the nose wheel and flaps refused to work after an evening bombing raid to Laha-Ambon.
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