B-29 "Dave's Dream" and crew preparing to participate in Operation Crossroads atomic testing
Roswell New Mexico USA Date:1946, June Duration:2 min 41 sec Sound:NO SOUND
The B-29, "Dave's Dream," taking off from Roswell Air Base, New Mexico, for the Marshall Islands, to participate in Operations Crossroads. Major Woodrow P. Swancutt, pilot of the B-29 Superfortress bomber, "Dave's Dream," leads his crew as they all don their parachutes and survival gear prior to boarding the aircraft for takeoff. They then enter the aircraft via a crew ladder in the nose wheel well area.
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