The second wave of Zeros and Nell, ran headlong into a swirling brawl in the air. Zero’s, Bells and p 39’s and p40’s crashed from the sky stream flames and roiling smoke.
The Nells inflict a hit on Port Moresby. Elsewhere the tracking craft from both sides are engaged. One b26.is shot down preserving the Shoho for another turn.
Search air patterns scan for the Japanese fleet of CV’s.