Built by Grumman. Assigned to the United States Navy (USN) to VT-8. Flown by Ensign Earnest. On the right side of the cockpit was painted "Ens Earnest" in black stencil and one Japanese flag indicating a victory claim.
Operated from Henderson Field on Guadalcanal during September 13 - October 27, 1942.
Henderson Field. The cockpit section was photographed with broken perspex.
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January 9, 2018