Accident Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat 80588, Thursday 28 June 1951
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Date:Thursday 28 June 1951
Time:
Type:Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 80588
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Wonsan -   North Korea
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:VMF-513
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Narrative:
Attached to MAG-12 Failed to return to base, fire seen near Wonsan. George O. Smith.

Note: conflicting AAIR 80586 29 June 51 Wonsan area

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
AAIR (KEA)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2022 16:59 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source]
10-Sep-2022 17:10 TB Updated [Narrative]
16-Sep-2022 12:47 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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