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Revision as of 15:22, 9 April 2015

AM975 was a Grumman G-36b Martlet III

History

One of 36 acquired by direct order for British Purchasing Commission, under Grumman Job No 127,[1] AM975 was allocated to 881 squadron aboard HMS Illustrious. On 21 December 1941, the aircraft forced landed half mile south of Carrigans, Co Donegal, Eire, resulting in the pilot being interned.[N 1]

Notes

  1. The final fate of the aircraft is not recorded.[2]

Sources