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Updated 5/30/2017

Wreck of the F4U-1A Corsair, SE O'ahu

49668 (VMF-215) ditched Apr 17, 1945 on ferry mission due to engine failure off Makapu'u point on east side of
Oahu, Hawaii. Pilot rescued.  Wreck rediscovered around 1995.



Above: 1995


Below: 2010.  Notice lost body panels and coral growth.  Steel cable removed, replaced by moorings


Above 2: 2013