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File:HUP-2s of HU-2 rescue crew of crashed Skyraider off USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) c1956.jpg

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Two U.S. Navy Piasecki HUP-2 Retriever of Helicopter Utility Squadron 2 (HU-2) "Fleet Angels" come to the rescue of a crew of a crashed Douglas AD-5W Skyraider (BuNo 133764) of Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 12 (VAW-12) Det.31 "Bats". The AD-5W crashed off the port side of the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) after a loss of power during take-off. Both squadrons were assigned to Carrier Air Group 10 (CVG-10) aboard the Coral Sea for a deployment to the Mediterranean Sea from 13 August 1956 to 11 February 1957.

Date circa 1956
date QS:P,+1956-00-00T00:00:00Z/9,P1480,Q5727902
Source U.S. Navy photo [1] from the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) 1956-1957 cruise book available at Navysite.de
Author USN

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