On this day: a Plane Crash in the Korean War

1951_Essex_crash_1 crashed into parked aircraft in a deck landing accident off Korea on 16 September 1951. The accident resulted in the loss of seven lives and four aircraft us navy korean war


An explosion on the U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Essex after a crash on the 16th of September, 1951, during the Korean War. A plane hit and destroyed parked aircraft onboard, killing seven.

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