Today in Military History: June 28, 1950; First Successful Airstrike in Korea

B-26s bombing North Korea (U.S. Air Force photo)

On June 28, 1950, the Far East Air Forces launched its first successful airstrike. Twenty B-26s from the 3rd Bomb Group bombed the Munsan rail yards near the 38th parallel, in addition to rail and road traffic. One B-26 was heavily damaged by enemy anti-aircraft fire, crashing on its return to Ashiya, Japan, killing all abroad.