The 6th Bomb Group

#66. [Unknown]



The Airplane

On May 25, Lt R. F. Moulton was forced to ditch this plane near Iwo Jima following Mission #44.  The field was closed and he was unable to return to Tinian.  [The picture indicates that the right outboard prop was not turning.]  He made a  controlled ditching near a naval vessel and all crew members were picked up within a short time.

A video of this ditching is available on the YouTube.

The Air Crew

Lt. Moulton was flying the aircraft.

The Ground Crew

The crew chief of this aircraft is not known.