Nantucket, MA. – June 12, 1945

Nantucket, Massachusetts – June 12, 1945

     On June 12, 1945, an FG-1D Corsair, (Bu. No. 76561), was returning to the Nantucket Naval Auxiliary Air Field when the aircraft ground-looped upon landing.  The aircraft suffered significant damage, but the pilot was uninjured. 

     The aircraft was assigned to VBF-74B.

     Source: U. S. Navy accident report dated June 12, 1945 

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