A 30‐year-old Michigan man is organizing a recovery team to rescue a crashed B‐25 from Alaska. This June, Patrick Mihalek from Brighton, is planning to recover a nearly 70‐year old North American B‐25J Mitchell bomber (USAAF # 44‐30733) from her remote crash site in Alaska.
Flying in from around the U.S., about two dozen B-25 Mitchell bombers will converge on Urbana, Ohio’s municipal airport, Grimes Field, beginning Saturday, April 14. The largest gathering of B-25s since World War II, the Grimes Gathering of B-25s will lead into the 70th Doolittle Tokyo Raiders Reunion at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force (NMUSAF), near Dayton. [Read more…]
The public will have an opportunity to celebrate the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders as the World War II aviation heroes commemorate the 70th anniversary of the raid on Japan during their reunion, April 17-20, at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton, Ohio.