Captured Junkers Ju-290 heavy transport aircraft with German markings but with US tail number FE3400 flying over the United States in late 1945. This plane became a common sight at postwar air shows.

Caption     Captured Junkers Ju-290 heavy transport aircraft with German markings but with US tail number FE3400 flying over the United States in late 1945. This plane became a common sight at postwar air shows. ww2dbase
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Source    ww2dbaseGerman Federal Archives
Identification Code   Bild 141-2472
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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
19 Jul 2015 10:24:45 PM

According to the author Wolfgang Samuel, when this plane was dismantled in 1946 a plastic explosive device of German origin was discovered in one wing near a fuel tank.

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