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by Ron Fusco
Thu Dec 25, 2008 4:31 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

Dave, as I mentioned off-site I'll be back on Jan 15. Give me a heads up and I'll give you a hand. Ron F.
by Ron Fusco
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:57 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

[quote="whitesharkseeker"]I have that info but need to find it. In a nutshell, B-29 crashed into the mountain in 1945 after a mission over Japan. There were no survivors.

-Eric[/quote]

Eric, I would greatly appreciate any info you can provide on the Saipan B29. Thanks, Ron
by Ron Fusco
Wed Aug 20, 2008 8:54 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

For White Shark....................

Eric, I would greatly appreciate any info you can provide me on the Saipan B29. thanks, Ron
by Ron Fusco
Fri Aug 15, 2008 6:46 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

JD, I believe that there is a PB near Managaha, but I'll have to confirm that with some of my diver friends. I'm a terrestial type of guy. The glass-bottom tour boat over to Managaha does go over a couple of planes. My email is RFusco4034@aol.com. I'd enjoy seeing any pics you might have during your...
by Ron Fusco
Wed Aug 13, 2008 9:46 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

[quote="jdvoss"]The Helldiver was located about (+/- 100 yds) from 15 deg 16' 54.30" N x 145 deg 48' 25.02 E. I have looked at google.earth and see no signs whatsoever of the aircraft nor the very large quonset hut that was nearby. When I was there Marpi Pt. was "closed" for entry and I had to obtai...
by Ron Fusco
Wed Aug 13, 2008 12:44 am
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Re: New Guy In Saipan

[quote="jdvoss"]I was on Saipan in 1964 and found a complete ( although derelict) Curtiss SB2C Helldiver on former Marpi Pt. Airstrip. Does it still exist? It was in quite sad shape being subjected to the elements.[/quote] Hi JD, I've poked around the Marpi Airstrip in the past (from 1974 on) and ha...
by Ron Fusco
Tue May 30, 2006 4:53 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

Saipan

Hi Dan, I'm sure it's the same plane. I'm no aircraft historian but I do have a little amatuer knowledge. I'm sure it's a B-29. Strange how no one seems to have any hard info on it.

Ron Fusco
by Ron Fusco
Sat May 13, 2006 11:21 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 21594

New Guy In Saipan

Hello, just stumbled onto your interesting and excellent site. I have lived on Saipan, Mariana Islands, for the last 30 years and would be happy to try to answer any questions anyone might have about the Marianas. But, a question of my own.............There is a B-29 wreck on the west side of Mount ...