The wreckage of a Boeing B-29 “Little Clambert” bomber at an airfield in India

Boeing B-29 Little Clambert

  

The wreckage of a Boeing B-29 “Little Clambert” bomber (serial number 42-24582) and a Boeing B-29 “Last Resort” bomber heavily damaged by an explosion at a 40th bomber airfield in Chakulia in India.
During the unloading of M-47 ammunition by crews from the 44th Bomber Squadron, bombs detonated due to careless handling. The Boeing B-29 “Little Clambert” was destroyed on the spot, and the Boeing B-29 “Last Resort” was subsequently decommissioned due to multiple damage.

Nine people were killed and twenty-one was injured.


   

   

Location: India
Date: January 14, 1945

In : 1945

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