B-25J-20-NC SN 44-29507 "Sarinah"

B-25J-20-NC SN 44-29507 "Sarinah"


The B-25J-20-NC SN 44-29507 now flying as "Sarinah" was accepted by the USAAF on September 28, 1944 and delivered on September 30, 1944. She departed the same day to Moody Field, Georgia. The TB-25J trainer-bomber came on duty with 2144 Base Unit, ATC starting October 7, 1944. During her Air Force career, she amassed nearly 6200 flight hours. The following assignments are listed on the record card:

Base Assignments

Date Base Comment
09/28/1944 Moody Field, GA 2144 Base Unit
04/25/1945 Turner AAF, GA 2109 Base Unit, ATC
09/17/1945 Maxwell AAF, AL 2100 Base Unit, ATC
02/11/1946 Maxwell AAF, AL 42 Base Unit, Command Grouping
04/30/1946 Maxwell AAF, AL 42 Base Unit, AUWg, converted to CB 25J
11/17/1947 Maxwell AAF, AL 502 AUPF
01/18/1948 Selfridge AAF, MI 56 MSURI, SAC
05/20/1948 Maxwell AAF, AL 502 AUPF
01/19/1950 Maxwell AAF, AL 3800 AUWg
01/26/1950 Brookley AAF, AL MOBAR AMC for maintenance
04/03/1950 Maxwell AAF, AL 3800 AUWg
01/31/1954 Birmingham AAF, AL BMCBA AMC, maintenance and conversion to VB-25N by Hayes
04/xx/1954 Maxwell AAF, AL 3800 AUWg
08/xx/1958 Davis Monthan AFB, AZ AMC in storage
03/xx/1959 Davis Monthan AFB, AZ SOC, dump

In July of 1959, she was sold to Fogle Aircraft in Tucson, Arizona. Her civil registration was assigned as N3698G at that time. In November of 1959 she was sold to Aero Enterprises in Elkhart, Indiana. In March of 1962 she was sold to Verco Tropical Fisheries in Columbus, Ohio. She was converted to carry cargo in bomb bay and waist area in December of 1962. She was then sold in February of 1966 to Robert R. Johnson from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. In November 1968, she was owned by Austin Williams. Sold again in July 1972 to Ernest G. Trapaga from Redondo Beach, California. In September of 1974 she was purchased by I. N. Burchinal of Paris, Texas. Then, in September of 1979 she was sold to Robert Wingate, then back to Burchinal in November who sold her to Reyline Aviation from Kissimmee, Florida. In June 1981 she was sold to Donald Webber of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She flew as "Cochise". In December of 1989 she was sold to AMHO Corp from Wilmington Delaware and the registration was changed (in 1990) to N320SQ (representing the Dutch B-25 Mitchell 320 squadron). She was then ferried to Eindhoven, the Netherlands May 22-25 1990. The bomber was operated by the Duke of Brabant Air Force (DBAF) at Eindhoven Airport, Netherlands, who owned the bomber since 1996. From 1990 to 1999 she flew in RAF colors as "Lotys II". In April-May 1999 she was repainted in former ML-KNIL (NEIAF) colors and renamed "Sarinah". In 2009, her civil registration was changed to the current PH-XXV. Ownership was transferred in 2010 to the Royal Netherlands AF Historical Flight after a merger with DBAF.

  • Model: B-25J-20-NC
  • Serial Number: 44-29507
  • NAA Mfg. Number: 108-32782
  • FAA Registration: PH-XXV
  • Mfg. Plant: Fairfax - Kansas City, Kansas
  • Completion Date: September 1944
  • Delivery Date: September 30, 1944
  • Status: Flying
  • Owner: Royal Netherlands Air Force Historical Flight Foundation
  • Location: Gilze-Rijen AFB, Netherlands
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  • Facebook: DBAF Duke of Brabant Air Force
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This page represents the most current information we have on this aircraft. The information above was last updated 09/2017 with information provided by Bob Haney and Coert Munk. Our goal is to have the most current and correct information possible. If you have any information about this aircraft not listed here or see anything posted in error, please contact the B-25 History Project so we may update our records.