#OnThisDay in 1944, 1Lt Carter Harmen (19 years old), flew a YR-4B helicopter on a rescue mission to evacuate a light L-2 plane pilot forced down on a Japanese controlled road. He successfully rescued the pilot and his passengers 22-24 April.
In 23 combat missions the helicopter proved its worth, but it was grossly underpowered and had to be withdrawn from the theater after the engine overheated and failed. At the time of the rescue only one helicopter was operational of the six brought to the CBI theater.
Time to test your trivia knowledge! Cannon Air Force Base has five static displays in their front Air Park.
Using the pictures & list below, match the numbered aircraft with their corresponding letter!
The answer will be posted at 5 p.m. today!
Here at Cannon, we have five static displays in our front Air Park on base. From the pictures provided, can you figure out which photo contains the aircraft fro...m the list below? Post your answers in the comments and we'll release the answer at 4 p.m. today!