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HMS Indomitable 4th May 1945 | by tormentor4555
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HMS Indomitable 4th May 1945

HMS Indomitable) after an attack by some kamikaze aircraft, the Fires were soon extinguished leaving damaged (Chance Vought F4U Corsair) aircraft on the deck, .

4.05.1945 at 11-31 aircraft carrier Indomitable was part of the British Squadron off the coast of Okinawa, Despite fierce anti-aircraft fire, the plane dived into the flight Deck the impact causing a dent only 60 centimeters deep . Several planes on deck was destroyed, the shrapnel damaged another 11, , 8 people died and 47 were wounded. Three minutes later, another zero dived into Indomitable but would not cause much damage as it glanced the deck and went overboard. The third kamikaze aircraft was shot down and crashed into the sea at three meters from the ship.

 

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Uploaded on March 16, 2012