Which plane dropped first atomic bomb?
The Enola Gay dropped the first atomic bomb on Hiroshima.
Bockscar, the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan was piloted by Major Charles Sweeney. The name of the pilot of the plane that dropped the atomic bomb on Nagasaki, Japan is Major Charles Sweeney. MAJ. Charles W. Sweeney (1919-2004), flight commander, flying the B-29 Superfortress "Bockscar."
The first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima, Japan on August 6, 1945. The bomber that dropped it was nicknamed the "Enola Gay", named after the pilot's mother. Three days later, the second atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, Japan, and the bomber in that case was "Bockscar" ("boxcar"), a pun based on the pilot's name, Bock.