Tuesday, June 15, 2010

THE LARGEST GATHERING OF B-25s SINCE WWII

B-25 Pacific Princess and 16 other B-25's attend the 68th Doolittle Reunion on April 27, 2010. B-25J 'Pacific Princess' and crew participates in the largest gathering of B-25's since WWII for the 68th Doolittle RaidersReunion held April 17th & 18th, 2010 at USAF Museum, Wright Field Dayton OH. 17 B-25's formed up for a fly-over the Doolittle Memorial ceremony.

8 Doolittle Raiders of the original 79 remain, 4 were able to attend the 2010 event. The oldest airman present was 94 years old and the youngest 88. Air to Air shots filmed from the tail gunner seat of 'Pacific Princess' ship # 2 in the 17 ship formation by VictoryGirl.com. The group of planes stayed at the Champaign Airport in Urbana , Ohio, 12 miles away.

Watch the reunion.

*Hat tip to Rudy Ribbeck for passing this along to us.

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