Aviation Photo #1323697 Boeing B-29 Superfortress - USA - Air Force

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My first hike to Bomber Glacier in 2006. This is an aft view of the B-29, with the tail gunner's cabin still intact. The left wing has broken off and lies on top of the fuselage.
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    Derek George Hansen
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing
    10871
    44-70039
    Bomber Glacier
    Alaska
    USA
    August 5, 2006
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Anonymous
9 years ago
This is such a rare photo of this bomber! Great capture showing that the parts aren't even rusted and such after all these years!
Anonymous
9 years ago
Horror on ice. Like any great picture, it makes the viewer want to know the story.
Anonymous
9 years ago
USAF B-29 that crashed on Nov. 17, 1957 killing 6 out of the 10 onboard. 4 survivors waited 2 days before being rescued. Offcial military write-up says it was a radar calibration mission, declassified info says they were surveying the Russians. RIP....God bless.
Anonymous
9 years ago
The tailpiece appears rather intact. Did the turret crewman survive? If so, the conditions must have been torturous, or perhaps...not? It's a story to be told.

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