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Piloto entrando a un avión incendiando para salvar personas en la segunda guerra mundial.

Heroic ground crew races to free the pilot from this crashed Grumman in November Luckily, both pilot and ground crew survived

USS Enterprise (CV 6). Crash landing of F6F #30, piloted by Ensign Bryon M. Johnson on the flight deck while enroute to attack Makin Island in the Gilbert Islands. Lieutenant Walter L. Chewning, USNR, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot Ensign Johnson, from the flaming cockpit. Johnson escaped with little personal damage. Photograph released November 10, 1943. Official U.S. Navy photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.

Lieutenant Walter L. climbs aboard a crashed Hellcat to save pilot, Ensign Byron M.

In 1943, during the Second World War, a F6F-3 Hellcat crash-landed on the deck of the USS Enterprise aircraft carrier while doing battle in the Pacific Ocean.

History in Color: 25 wonderful black and white photos colorized and brought back to life

Crash landing of Hellcat on flight deck of USS ENTERPRISE while enroute to attack Makin Island. Lieutenant Walter Chewning, catapult officer, clambering up the side of the plane to assist pilot, Ens. Byron Johnson, from the flaming cockpit.

Alex Vraciu, circa June 1944, who shot down 19 Japanese aircraft in an 8-month period beginning in October 1943. Mr. Vraciu died on January 29, 2015 at the age of 96.

A member of the naval air corps, Alexander Vraciu shot down nineteen Japanese…

Corsair crash on HMS Smiter off Okinawa 1945

One extraordinary image shows a Corsair plane used by the Allied forces momentarily upside down as it crash-lands

After an attempted landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable, an F6F Hellcat barely hangs onto the catwalks. Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.

[Photo] After an attempted landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable, an F6F Hellcat barely hangs onto the catwalks. Lake Michigan, United States, 1945.

After an attempted landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable, an Hellcat barely hangs onto the catwalks.

Dornier Do 335 Pfeil ("Arrow"),  WWII German heavy fighter with double engines in tandem, 1944

Dornier Do 335 Pfeil ("Arrow"), WWII German heavy fighter with double engines in tandem, 1944

World War II Aerial Combat Between American P-51 Mustang and German Focke-Wulf 190 Fighter Planes Photographic Print

World War II Aerial Combat Between American P-51 Mustang and German Focke-Wulf 190 Fighter Planes

World War II Aerial Combat Between American Mustang and German Focke-Wulf 190 Fighter Planes Photographic Print - BFD

PACIFIC WAR - EMERGENCY LANDING ON AIRCRAFT CARRIER...guy in white is the Hotsuitman....pulls pilot out, puts out fire, etc; I did that on my ship.

Pilot escapes his burning Grumman Hellcat after landing aboard the USS Lexington, 1945 ~ BFD

13 Old War Photographs You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

13 Old War Photographs You Won't Believe Aren't Photoshopped

Vintage Black, The Window, Black White, A Well, War, Plane, Engine, Aircraft, 1930s

A Little of Everything., enrique262: A visual guide on how to tell apart...

“ A visual guide on how to tell apart the Grumman Wildcat from the Grumman Hellcat.

Douglas SBD 'Dauntless' dive bomber balanced on nose after crash landing on carrier flight deck, June 21, 1943. The naval scout plane and dive bomber was manufactured between 1940 and 1944. It's best remembered for being the bomber that delivered fatal blows to Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway in 1942

Douglas SBD 'Dauntless' dive bomber balanced on nose after crash landing on carrier flight deck, June 21, 1943. The naval scout plane and dive bomber was manufactured between 1940 and 1944. It's best remembered for being the bomber that delivered fatal blows to Japanese carriers during the Battle of Midway in 1942

Fighter Chance Vought F4U-1A Corsair from the VBF-94, crashed into the superstructure of the American escort carrier 'Prince William' (USS Prince William, CVHE-31).

Fighter Chance Vought Corsair from the crashed into the superstructure of the American escort carrier 'Prince William' (USS Prince William,