Exposition permanenteMusée MaritimeThe golden age of sea travel

This machine gun was mounted on an American Air Force P-39 Airacobra which crashed into the reef at Tetembia (near the International Airport) on November 28, 1942. The pilot, Howard Hulbert, died while carrying out a training exercise.

Pierre Larue, member of the Maritime Museum, tells the story of the discovery of tje airman's body nearly 50 years after the accident.

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