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  F6F-3 Hellcat Bureau Number 25814  
USN
USS Princeton
VF-23

Pilot  Ensign Robert S. Tyner (rescued)
Ditched  November 1, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Grumman. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) USS Princeton CVL-23 assigned to VF-23. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On November 1, 1943 after take off USS Princeton CVL-23 the engine failed and crashed into the sea.

Fate of the Pilot
Afterward, pilot Ensign Robert S. Tyner was rescued and returned to duty.

References
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List November 1943 - F6F Hellcat 25814
Thanks to Ted Darcy for additional information

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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