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B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2.

Caption   B-29 crash-landed on Motoyama Airfield, Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, after fighters disabled two engines on a bombing run over Osaka, 10 Mar 1945. Photo 1 of 2. ww2dbase
Source    ww2dbaseUnited States National Archives
Identification Code   SC 206875
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 13 Apr 2007

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Visitor Submitted Comments

1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
1 May 2011 06:30:49 PM

ANOTHER HANGER QUEEN: Can this B-29 be repaired, or will she be salvaged for parts to keep the other B-29s flying. Iwo Jima was 660 miles from Japan and 2,250 B-29s made emergency landing saving 22,500 crew from ditching in the ocean.

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WW2-Era Place Name Iwo Jima, Bonin Islands, Japan
Lat/Long 24.7842, 141.3225
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