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80-G-433492 USS Essex (CV-9)

Photo #: 80-G-433492  USS Essex (CV-9)
Title: USS Essex (CV-9)
Description: McDonnell F2H-2 Banshee jet fighter (Bureau No. 124968), piloted by LtJG Keller, heads toward planes parked on the starboard side of the flight deck, forward, after clearing three barriers at 1823(I). The accident took place while Essex was operating off Korea on 16 September 1951. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-433492
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