By Tommy H. Thomason

Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Grumman TS-2A on Fire

Every once in a while, a picture of a Grumman TS-2A (S2F-1T) with the port-engine propeller feathered and the engine nacelle engulfed in flame gets posted with a request for more information, which is rarely forthcoming.
 Tailhook Association via Doug Siegfried

Here is the story behind the picture:
It appeared in the January 2013 S2F newsletter published by Gordon Bonnel, LCDR USN (Ret), who I'm sad to report has passed on along with the web site that provided back issues...

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

WOW! Thanks for the rest of the story. I could not help but notice how much rudder deflection
had been applied in the main photo for asymmetric power. What a mess after ditching, trying to get out of that maze for Horning.... glad he made it.
Pat D.