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  F6F-3 Hellcat Bureau Number 26009  
USN
VF-38

Pilot ┬áLt(jg) Alex J. Kostrazonsky (rescued)
Lost  September 15, 1943


Aircraft History
Built by Grumman.

Mission History
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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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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