Accident Vought F4U-1 Corsair F-21, Saturday 12 June 1943
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Date:Saturday 12 June 1943
Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: F-21
MSN: 02436
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Michigan Lake -   United States of America
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:NAS Glenview
Destination airport:
Trying a landing on the LC Wolferine, Ens. Carl H. Johnson waved off but too late.
His aircraft sunk into the Michigan lake; pilot safe.
The Corsair was raised again 8th November 2010 for restoration.


Fana de l'Aviation n°495 - February 2011

Revision history:

05-Feb-2011 07:42 ThW Added
12-Sep-2013 02:25 angels one five Updated [Time, Operator, Nature, Narrative]
02-Jul-2016 14:59 TB Updated [Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport]

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