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PUB. DATE
July 2003
SOURCE
Airman;Jul2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a picture of a Navy cruiser that came to the crew's rescue and attempted to hoist the undamaged aircraft. Toward the end of the journey, the Boston Bomber suffered an oil pump failure en route to Iceland and had to ditch in the Atlantic Ocean. But the aviators' hopes of continuing came crashing down when the cruiser's boom broke and dropped on top of the aircraft. With his aircraft demolished, 1st lieutenant Leigh Wade reportedly walked to the cruiser's stern and broke into tears.
ACCESSION #
18265384

 

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