B29 Crash Okinawa 1952

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It is amazing to many people that anyone survived such a horrific crash
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Bill McCowen was thrown through one of the glass panes of the nose cone upon impact. He came to a stop at least 200 feet away from the air craft after he stopped tumbling.
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The heat of the crash melted much of the aircraft
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This display hangs on the wall commemorating the crash

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Bill McCowen’s close friend (& friend of the family) Bob Withum present in photo