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  65 TC Chief Registration Number NC33768 Tail 5

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Justin Taylan 2004

Aircraft History
Built by Aeronca. Purchased by Gambo Flying Service. Registered as NC33768.

Wartime History
On the morning of December 7, 1941 this aircraft was rented by Ron Vitousek and his son Martin Vitousek. The two were returning form a sight seeing trip over Molokai, when Japanese aircraft attacked Pearl Harbor and Oahu. They were spotted and fired on, but managed to escape without serious damage.

Restoration & Dispaly
Restored by Kapiolani Community College Students, this aircraft is displayed on the dock at the USS Missouri Memorial Museum at Pearl Harbor.

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Last Updated
January 31, 2018

 

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