F4U-1D 50559 of VBF-97 after a forced landing in a field about 10 miles SW of Grosse Ile. The engine failed while being flown by Ens. F. C. Boyce on 10 July 1945.

VBF-97, based at NAS Grosse Ile, was the East Coast Corsair replacement training squadron. -- George Kernahan 


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