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  F6F-3 Hellcat Bureau Number 26014  
USN
USS Saratoga
VF-12

Pilot  Lt(jg) James Ferris (rescued)
Force Landed   November 1, 1943

Mission History
Took off from USS Saratoga on a mission against Buka Airfield and Bonis Airfield. Damaged by anti-aircraft fire over the target, this fighter ditched and pilot was rescued.

References
Thanks to Ted Darcy for additional information.

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Last Updated
January 5, 2018

 

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