Boeing B-29 Ramblin Roscoe bomber after the crash on Iwo Jima

Boeing B-29 Ramblin Roscoe bomber after the crash on Iwo Jima



The bomber Boeing B-29 Ramblin Roscoe (№42-24664) from the 500th Air Group was returning from a night raid in Tokyo April 13, 1945 (the mission number 42). Japanese fighters knocked out two engines, landing gear and damaged. When planting Boeing B-29 bomber Ramblin Roscoe crashed, collided with a truck, killed Seabee (maritime construction contract battalion) and wounded two people who slept in a tent.
Board number 23, tail symbol Z.

 

Photography Location: Iwo Jima, Japan
Time taken: 14 April 1945

In : 1945

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