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WAVES Control Tower Operator at work at  Naval Air Station, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States, Nov 1943; note FM Wildcat and TBM Devastator aircraft in backgroundA damaged FM-2 Wildcat being hoisted by a crane from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable to a waiting barge on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.
WAVES Control Tower Operator at work at Naval Air Station, Floyd Bennett Field, New York, United States, Nov 1943; note FM Wildcat and TBM Devastator aircraft in backgroundA damaged FM-2 Wildcat being hoisted by a crane from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable to a waiting barge on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.
An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 2 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 3 of 3.
Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 2 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 3 of 3.
Deck crews secure a damaged FM-2 Wildcat following a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.F4F Wildcat aircraft flying above USS Wolverine, Lake Michigan, United States, 1940sFire control crews responded to an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.FM-2 Wildcat nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.  Note parked TBF-1 Avengers with bent propeller blades.  Photo 1 of 2.
Deck crews secure a damaged FM-2 Wildcat following a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.F4F Wildcat aircraft flying above USS Wolverine, Lake Michigan, United States, 1940sFire control crews responded to an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.FM-2 Wildcat nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944. Note parked TBF-1 Avengers with bent propeller blades. Photo 1 of 2.
FM-2 Wildcat over the training carrier USS Sable, Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Martlet fighter warming up on the flight deck of HMS Formidable in the North Atlantic, 1944One SNJ Texan and 13 FM-2 Wildcats tied down on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
FM-2 Wildcat over the training carrier USS Sable, Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.Martlet fighter warming up on the flight deck of HMS Formidable in the North Atlantic, 1944One SNJ Texan and 13 FM-2 Wildcats tied down on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.

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