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Nine-0-Nine lost

Aviation Posted on Wed, October 02, 2019 22:21:12

It is being reported that this Collings Foundation B-17 has been lost in a landing accident in Connecticut. It appears that the aircraft that had 13 aboard at the time has been pretty much destroyed and there has been loss of life although full details are not yet available.

Thoughts are certainly with those affected by the tragedy. Very sad to hear.

Yokosuka MXY-7 Ohka

Aviation Posted on Wed, October 02, 2019 00:01:07

This Japanese Kamikaze aircraft was at Castle AFM. It was shut away in a display shed and only visible through small windows making pictures difficult. I assume that the protection afforded the exhibit means it is an original