The American A-20 Havoc "Tobias the Terrible" from the 89th Attack Squad, 3rd Bombardment Group of the 5th Army Air Force attacks the "Taiei Maru", a Japanese transport. During the run-up, The Tobias was hit by flak which damaged the engine and hydraulics, causing pilot John Salokya to come close to losing control of the plane. However, he continued the attack. One of the Tobias' last bombs clipped the wing sending her into the sea a few miles away. The crew survived and were rescued.