Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-3 | 85/F85

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-3 | 85/F85

A landing gear failure caused this accident at MCAS Kinston, N.C. on 21 March 1946.

This F7F-3 was attached to MAG-34 with a tail code of 'F'. Kinston was one of several satellite fields for MCAS Cherry Point and was used as a base for squadrons in training.

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Source
"F7F Tigercat" In Action No.79 (1079), (c)1986 A Squadron/Signal Publication Inc., 1115 Crowley Drive Carrollton, Texas 75011-5010 USA. ISBN 0-89747-188-1.

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Aircraft model

F7F-3

Operator

Icon_32_flag_of_the_united_states.svg United States of America | Military > USMC > VMF-911

Registration number

85/F85

Aircraft

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-3 | 85/F85

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-3 | 85/F85

A landing gear failure caused this accident at MCAS Kinston, N.C. on 21 March 1946.

This F7F-3 was attached to MAG-34 with a tail code of 'F'. Kinston was one of several satellite fields for MCAS Cherry Point and was used as a[...]

Grumman F7F "Tigercat" | F7F-3 | 85/F85

MCAS Cherry Point, circa 1946.