|Pilot Lt(jg) Alex J. Kostrazonsky (rescued)
Lost September 15, 1943
Built by Grumman.
Took off from Munda Airfield, this Hellcat was lost during an escort mission and figher sweep over Kahilli Airfield and Ballale Airfield.
This Hellcat was lost (unclear if pilot bailed out or ditched, or location). Pilot was rescued (details unknown).
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January 5, 2018