Fokker PJ-1 (FLB, Flying Life Boat, US Model 15); Military, USA, Coast Guard. [photograph]

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Collection Item Summary:

Right side view of U.S. Coast Guard General Aviation (Fokker) PJ-1 Flying Life Boat "Acrux" (USCG s/n V113 {FLB-53 253}) piloted by Lt. True Miller, rescuing survivor of the wrecked Travel Air (K. Porter, D. Hendrickson, E. Ahrens, F. Farmer, V. Rasmussen) to the left of the PJ-1. The Travel Air crashed in Jamaica Bay, N.Y. May 18, 1938.

Collection Item Long Description:

Topic

  • Aeronautics
  • Amphibian planes
  • United States. Coast Guard
  • Seaplanes
  • Search and rescue aircraft

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum Archives

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photographer

Arnold, Rudy 1902-1966

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Date

5/18/1938

Repository Loc.

National Air and Space Museum, Archives Division, MRC 322, Washington, DC, 20560

Type

Photographs

Local number

NASM-XRA-4288