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B-29 SUPERFORTRESS/44-86292
"Enola Gay"



       

Serial #: 44-86292
Construction #: ?
Civil Registration:
  None
  Model: B-29 Superfortress
Name: Enola Gay
Status: Displayed
Last Info: 2006

History:
Delivered to USAAF as 44-86292.
- Allocated to 509CG/393rd CS.
- Flown as "Enola Gay"
- Dropped first atomic bomb, on Hiroshima.
NASM, Andrews AFB, MD, 1959.
- Open storage.
NASM, Silver Hill, MD, 1965-2002.
- Stored disassembled.
- Under restoration for static display.
NASM, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, Dulles Airport, VA, 2003-2006.

Source(s):
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center.
Photo Source(s):
Smithsonian Institute.
Linda Carry.
Unknown
Bill Kistler
Jim Harley

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