Aircraft Photo of 5203 | North American B-25J Mitchell Mk.3PT | Canada - Air Force | AirHistory.net #352631
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:5203
Aircraft Original Type:North American B-25 Mitchell
Aircraft Generic Type:North American B-25 Mitchell
Aircraft Version:North American B-25J Mitchell Mk.3PT
C/n (msn):108-47478
Operator Titles:Canada - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Winnipeg - James Armstrong Richardson InternationalMap
Region / Country:Manitoba, Canada
Airport Codes:ICAO: CYWG   IATA: YWG   Local: -   Other: -
Collection:17 Wing Stevenson Parade Square
 
Photo Date:February 1981
Photo by:Gary Vincent
Photo ID: 352631
Photo Comment

Former USAF B-25J serial 44-86724 was transferred to Training Command at RCAF Station Trenton, ON in August 1951. Stored at RCAF Station Lincoln Park, AB in March 1961 for disposal, the bomber was sold to Avaco Services and registered CF-NTU. Ferried to Kamloops, BC in 1962 and stored outside, it became derelict. The Canadian Forces for retrieved the aircraft in 1974 and restored it for display at CFB Winnipeg.

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