1944 Crash of Lt. Robert Strong’s P-63 Kingcobra fighter plane

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May 25, 1943: P-39 Bell Airacobra crashed between Fairmount and Terwilliger Blvd. Pilot parachuted, landing on the roof of the veteran’s hospital. He was rushed indoors 50 feet to surgery for treatment.

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