Exeter, R. I. – September 8, 1943

Exeter, Rhode Island – September 8, 1943

     Navy pilot Robert R. Hirshkind was killed instantly when his F4U-1 Corsair (02368) crashed on the farm of Wallace Foster in the town of Exeter, R. I.  Hirshkind had been on a formation training flight out of Quonset Point Naval Air Station when the accident occurred.

Source: The Standard, “Exeter Plane Crash Kills Navy Pilot”, September 9, 1943, Pg. 8 

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