B-25s & Crews at Charters Towers 1942


Alexander Evanoff Collection

Takeoff at Charters Towers - John F. Heyn Collection

B-25C  (ALGERNON)  41-12485

B-25C  41-12485 Algernon IV Crashed 1 -8- 1943

On January 18, 1943 took off at at 9:45am from 7-Mile Drome near Port Moresby to conduct an aerial reconnaissance over the north coast of New Guinea coast from Buna to Gona. No reports were ever received from this aircraft after take-off. When it failed to return it was declared Missing In Action (MIA).

CREW - MACR  8648

B-25C  Fitch's Bitch

B-25 C (Fitch's Bitch) - Frederick German Collection)
B-25 (Fitch's Bitch) - John F. Heyn Collection
Contrary to the assertion that the aircraft from the Frederick German photo was in the 345th Bomb Group, the fact is it hasn't been converted to a strafer at this point. The aircraft was eventually transferred to the 345th Bomb Group as a strafer.

 B-25D  (Eight Ball Esq.)  41-29709

 

 John F. Heyn Collection

 John F. Heyn Collection

 

 

B-25C  "The Nip Clipper" 41-12464


NARA

 John F. Heyn Collection

 B-25C "Calamity Jane" 41-12962


 John F. Heyn Collection

Edward D. Connor Collection

 B-25D "Baby Blitz" 41-29705


 Norman Storlie Collection

John F. Heyn Collection

 George E. Morgan Collection

A-20H "Baby Blitz II"


 Norman Storlie Collection

Norman Storlie Collection

 B-25D  41-29737  " General Custer / Groundhog "


 Alexander Evanoff Collection

John F. Heyn Collection

Ron James Collection

 

 B-25C   EL DIABLO  41-12511

 

 Francis G. Patnaude Collection

 Francis G. Patnaude Collection

 B-25C  EL DIABLO II  41-12488

 

 B-25C-1  EL DIABLO III / CHATTERBOX  41-13088


 

Francis G. Patnaude Collection

 

 B-25D-1  EL DIABLO IV  41-30340


 B-25C Lounge Lizard / Not In Stock  41-12483