U.S. airmen of 354th FG examine German FW-190 fighter aircraft taken by U.S. Lt. Bruce Carr, in Ansbach Germany
Ansbach Germany Date:1945, May Duration:3 min 20 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Activities of United States Army Air Force 354th Figher Group at an airfield in Ansbach Germany after Victory in Europe during World War 2. United States airmen stand around a damaged German FW-190 aircraft at airfield in Ansbach Germany. The aircraft has just been belly landed without landing gear by U.S. Lt. Bruce Carr who had taken it from a German airfield near Linz, Austria. American pilot Bruce Carr is seen beside the damaged aircraft talking with fellow airmen who have gathered. He is seen shrugging his shoulders. View shifts to another FW-190 taxiing. In the cockpit is 1st Lt. Fred Fehsenfeld of the 353rd FS. He taxis on the airstrip and parks the aircraft. U.S. airmen crowd around the airplane as Fehsenfeld climbs out of the cockpit, onto the wing. American airmen examine several German FW-190 fighter airplanes, reviewing the aircraft in detail. They are seen looking in cockpits, examining pitot tube, looking at damaged tail wheel, and trying to turn the propeller of one. A U.S. P-47 fighter airplane lands at the airfield. Mountains seen in the background.
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