|Pilot Ensign William George Wagner, 301502 (rescued) Dayton, OH
Ditched October 7, 1950
Built by Vought. Delivered to the US Navy (USN). Assigned to VC-30. No known nickname or nose art. Operated from the USS Leyte CV-32.
On October 7, 1950 took off USS Leyte CV-32 piloted by Wagner. After take off, ditched into the sea.
Fates of the Crew
Afterwards, Wagner was rescued and returned to duty.
Later, Wagner crash landed piloting F4U-5P Corsair 122169 on November 28, 1950 and was rescued by died when H-5H Dragonfly 49-2009.
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June 29, 2019