The Bs, “Enola Gay” and “Bockscar,” assigned to the th Composite Group, dropped the world's first, two atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Japan. Necessary Evil is one of three B Superfortresses that flew over Hiroshima, Japan, on Aug. 6, , when an atomic bomb was dropped on. One of the most recognizable aircraft in the museum's collection is the Boeing B Superfortress bomber Enola Gay. The Enola Gay dropped. The B bomber banked hard to avoid the blast. The explosion lit the plane's interior with a brilliant flash, so bright that some of the. Boeing B Superfortress ☆ It was the ultimate U.S. weapon, Gay dropped a uranium fission bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. In the early morning hours of August 6, , a B bomber named Enola Gay took off from the island of Tinian and headed north by northwest toward Japan. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of "Hiroshima" on Discogs. The Little Boy bomb dropped on Hiroshima continues to garner the most publicity, But Bs were notoriously unreliable flying machines. Boeing B29 Superfortress Enola Gay now famous for dropping the Atomic bomb on Hiroshima The B Superfortress is a four-engine propeller-driven. Russell Gackenbach was the navigator aboard the B, Necessary Evil, one of three Superfortresses that flew the atomic bomb mission over Hiroshima.