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No. 9003. Boeing 345 B-29 Superfortress (44-86400) US Air Force
Photograph from Leo Kohn via Dan Shumaker, source unknown

Boeing 345 B-29 Superfortress

06/30/2009. This aircraft was produced by Martin at Omaha, Nebraska as a B-29-55-MO. It was lost on March 31, 1952 (assigned to the 344th Bombardment Squadron, 98th Bombardment Wing), when it crashed near Daimon, Japan, shortly after takeoff from Yokota AB, ca. 20 mls (32 km) west of Tokyo. Only two of the eleven crew survived.

Created June 30, 2009