Today in aviation history – 21st July

On 21st July 1949 American aviation carried out training that showed how dangerous aviation is for big ships. NBS-1 bombers using two thousand pound (907 kg) bombs sunk German liner Ostfriesland (taken by the Americans after World War I). The training was ordered by aviation theoretitian general Billy Mitchell.

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat