Brewster F2A Buffalo Crash

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Title

Brewster F2A Buffalo Crash

Description

This Brewster F2A Buffalo, a member of the VMF-211 Fighter Sqaudron assigned to Palmyra, crashed onto the deck of the USS Long Island, after sustaining damage during takeoff from nearby Palmyra. Thankfully, the pilot survived and no one else was injured, but this accident highlights the issues of the Buffalo, which was soon replaced by other aircraft.

Creator

US Navy

Date

1942-07-25

Rights

Public Domain

Collection

Citation

US Navy, “Brewster F2A Buffalo Crash,” Palmyra Archive, accessed September 19, 2020, http://www.palmyraarchive.org/items/show/266.

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