Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Archives

Robert Lynn Papers Edit

Summary

Identifier
A2015.55

Dates

  • November 17, 1958–February 1959 (Creation)

Extents

  • 1 Files (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    In November 1958, Lynn was flying his F9F-8P Photo Cougar off the coast of Barbados. The aircraft suffered a complete system failure and cockpit fire. The resulting ejection and rescue of Lynn by a local banana boat crew is documented in the letter and a squadron newsletter.

  • Scope and Contents

    Documents in this collection include a letter from Lynn to his wife and two VFP-62 newsletters, from November 22, 1958 and February 1959.

  • Preferred Citation

    Collection of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. Gift of the Lynn Family. A2015.55

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