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  FG-1D Corsair Bureau Number 87833  
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Daniel Leahy 2006

Pilot  ?
Ditched  1949


Aircraft History
Built by Goodyear in Akron, Ohio. Assigned to the US Navy.

Mission History
During 1949, ditched into Lake Washington.

Recovery
Recovered from the lake during 1983.

Restoration
Owned by Gerald Yagen / Fighter Factory. Transported to Precision Aerospace. During 2006, the fuselage was under restoration.

References
Center for Lake Washington Studies - physical / sunken planes / sand point naval air station
Center for Lake Washington Studies - F4U Corsir Tail Number 87833

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May 3, 2016

 

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