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  F4U-1 Corsair Bureau Number 02536  
USMC
VMF-123

Pilot  Lt Jessup (rescued)
Ditched  September 11, 1943


Mission History
On September 11, 1943 took off from Munda Airfield on an escort mission for B-24s attacking Kahilli Airfield. Over the target, the Hellcats intercept Japanese fighters. This Hellcat ditched into the sea.

Rescue
Jessup survived unhurt and was rescued and later returned to duty.

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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