Bomber B-29 with a hole in the fuselage

Bomber B-29 with a hole in the fuselage

This B-29 bomber from the 505th Group was damaged by its own propeller during a raid on Yokohama (Japan). With three working engines, he flew to Iwo Jima, where during landing lost control and rammed the tail of another B-29 bomber. The result was a collision damaged the nose and destroyed turret of a machine gunner.

 

 

Shooting place: the island of Iwo Jima
Time taken: May 1945

In : 1945

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