Violent Impact Area
The Remains of the the B-25's twin tail stabilizers
is the only wreckage located at the second impact point, the rest
is buried deep underground or badly fragmented. The fact that
this wreckage is so far from the other wreckage gives chilling
testimony to the high speed of the crash.
US Army's Investigation dug this exploration pit in the area where the cockpit
was believed to impact. It was in this area where the remains of the crew members
were discovered. Red tape and the square pit from their excavation work still
remains months after they departed.
twin tail stabilizers of the B-25 are the only easily identifiably pieces of wreckage.
Some rectangular squares of aluminum are missing, from villagers who used the
wreck for scrap.
Relics of the Crash and Japanese Camp
The piece of metal to the left had a manufacturer's
plate and numbers on it. The bottle to the right is a Nippon Beer
Bottle, a relic from the Japanese camp in this area discovered
not far from the wreckage.
NA-4 Bomb Shackle
(NA - Navy / Army) bomb shackle which could
hang anything up to a 500 pounder. the two hooks in the middle
are the hang rings for the ordnance.
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