B-25J-20-NC SN 42-29544
B-25J-20-NC SN 44-29544, the 30,000th aircraft
built By North American Aviation during World War II

B-25J-20-NC SN 44-29544


The B-25J-20-NC SN 45-8899 was delivered on October 12, 1944. This aircraft was the 30,000th aircraft built by North American Aviation during World War II. She was ceremoniously presented to the Army on October 6, 1944 during the "E" for Production Award ceremony. She was allocated to project 96742-R and sent to Hunter Field, Georgia on October 15, 1944. The 30,000th North American aircraft arrived at McClellan Air Force Base on October 25, 1944. She was assigned to the 345th Bomb Group, 499th Bomb Squadron and departed Fairfield, California on November 25, 1944 for the Pacific. On January 26, 1945, upon returning from a mission against Cabcaben Airfield on Bataan, she lost an engine during a landing attempt. The aircraft was ditched off Tacloban about 2 miles from the runway. There were no serious injuries to the crew.

  • Model: B-25J-20-NC
  • Serial Number: 44-29544
  • NAA Mfg. Number: 108-32820
  • FAA Registration: Never registered
  • Mfg. Plant: Fairfax - Kansas City, Kansas
  • Completion Date: October 1944
  • Delivery Date: October 12, 1944
  • Status: wrecked
  • Owner: n/a
  • Location: wrecked
  • Website: n/a
  • Notable info: The 30,000th aircraft built by North American Aviation during World War II.


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