A P-38 rescued in a PBY Catalina of the U.S. Army Air Force, 2nd Emergency Squadron near Salebaboe, New Guinea.
Salebaboe New Guinea Date:1944, October 7 Duration:3 min 5 sec Sound:NO SOUND
A PBY Catalina of the U.S. Army Air Force, 2nd Emergency Squadron rescues a P-38 pilot. The PBY Catalina flies over water. Two P-38 planes in flight. The PBY Catalina lands in water. A P-38 pilot in water near the raft. The pilot climbs aboard. He writes on a paper. Another man near him. The pilot dries himself and wraps himself up in a blanket. He talks with the pilot of the PBY Catalina while the co-pilot is at controls. He is handed a steel cup with a spoon. Aerial view of Norotai air strip. The PBY Catalina lands. The rescued P-38 pilot climbs out. Another man follows. The rescued pilot shakes hands with a man.
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