North American B-25 Mitchell bad day

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    #1 johnbr, Jun 11, 2015
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    Douglas-A-20-22-July-1944-photo-3.jpg Do-Two-of-twelve-U.S.-A-20-Havoc-light-bombers-on-a-mission-against-Kokas-Indonesia-in-July-of-1.jpg Douglas-A-20-G-22-July-1944-photo-2.jpg Douglas-A-20-G-25-DO-Havoc-43-9432-Bevo-22-July-1944-photo-1.jpg :( yes it is a A-20
     
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    #3 FLYBOYJ, Jun 11, 2015
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    Actually that's an A-20
     
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    True. But a sad shot indeed.
     
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    Yes that set is A-20 Havics.
     
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    No survivors in crashed a20 , The one that iss a little higher had one engine killed but made it iirc
     
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    312th BG, 5th AF. Kokas New Guinea.

    This was taken by a an auto bomb bay camera, and the fate of this plane was not known until the film was developed. Everything happened within a couple of seconds.
     
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    Amazing pics. Really shows the hazard of low level ops, there one second, gone the next..
     
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    Sad picture :(

    But Andy has nailed it on with regards to low level ops...
     
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    #16 johnbr, Nov 5, 2016
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    b25-skip-bombing-tanker842-5x7.jpg Navy_PBJ-1H_B-25_H-1_Mitchell_nose.jpg
     
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