Aviation Photo #0173704 Boeing B-29 Superfortress - USA - Air Force

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"The Kee Bird". Photo taken from Canadian Military C130 during Operation Boxtop on frozen lake north of Thule AB, Greenland. This aircraft was later made airworthy by a group of aircraft enthusiasts, but as it was taxiing on the frozen lake for its recovery flight out, the APU broke loose in the tail and caught fire, which quickly engulfed the whole fuselage and destroyed this priceless aircraft.
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    Dale Redekopp
    USA - Air Force
    Boeing B-29 Superfortress
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing B-29/B-50 Superfortress (345)
    Boeing
    13662
    45-21768
    In Flight
    Greenland
    May 1991
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