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by jamahoney
Mon Jan 01, 2018 12:13 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12683

Re: New Guy In Saipan

I have been able to obtain a video from the National Archives of the aftermath of the May 5, 1945 crash of #42-94060 on Mt. Topachau. I believe the landing gear shown in the video looks very much like the gear shown on this site from a group photo taken in 2004. The machine gun shown in the video ma...
by jamahoney
Tue Feb 02, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12683

Re: New Guy In Saipan

I have the crash report and the plane crashed on the way back from a bombing run when it diverted to Saipan due to bad weather at their Guam home base on May 5, 1945. There are some blurry images of the crash site but you can definitely tell it was on the sde of the mountain. I'm curious how they de...
by jamahoney
Sun Aug 31, 2014 9:34 pm
Forum: Wrecks & Losses
Topic: New Guy In Saipan
Replies: 27
Views: 12683

Re: New Guy In Saipan

I think the wreckage is from my uncle's plane that crashed into the side of Mt. Tapochao on May 5, 1945. Aircraft 42-94060. All perished. If anyone has any additional information or pictures from the wreckage, please contact me. Crew: AC: Maurice Fay CP: David Blumenfield N: Milton Orkin B: James La...