Grumman F6F Hellcat from Barnes escort aircraft carrier in distress

Grumman F6F Hellcat

The Grumman F6F Hellcat fighter crashes on the deck of the Barnes escort aircraft carrier (USS Barnes (CVE-20) after a pilot error, Ensign Olinyock.
In addition to the Grumman F6F Hellcat pilot, the number of casualties included the Olin Victor Bulgrin class 1 firefighter, as well as several crew members of the USS Barnes (CVE-20).





Location: Pacific
Date: October 22, 1943

In : 1943

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