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Robert Lynn Papers

 Collection
Identifier: A2015.55
Documents in this collection include a letter from Lynn to his wife and two VFP-62 newsletters, from November 22, 1958 and February 1959.

Dates

  • Majority of material found within November 17, 1958–February 1959

Creator

Extent

1 Files

Overview

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.

Creator

Source

Author
Katherine Meyers
Date
August 11, 2015
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum Online Archives Repository

Contact:
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