Lost F4U Corsairs

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VoloProVeritas60
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Lost F4U Corsairs

Post by VoloProVeritas60 » Mon Mar 12, 2018 10:51 pm

Are there still WWII F4U, FG-1s, or F3A Corsairs still lost in the lakes of USA?

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Re: Lost F4U Corsairs

Post by RSwank » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:44 pm

There have been many navy planes recovered from Lake Michigan including a F4U. There are probably still more wrecks in the lake.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_and_T_Recovery


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0xwNPTkoa9M

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Re: Lost F4U Corsairs

Post by RSwank » Wed Mar 21, 2018 12:50 pm

A little background on why the planes ended up in Lake Michigan.

http://www.chicagotribune.com/entertain ... olumn.html

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