Crashed fighter plane

Accession Number ART22843
Collection type Art
Measurement Framed: 67 cm x 82 cm x 7 cm; Unframed: 45.4 cm x 60.8 cm
Object type Painting
Physical description oil on hardboard
Maker Herman, Sali
Place made Pacific Islands: Solomon Islands, Bougainville
Date made 1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


This plane was returning from a raid and about to land when it crashed at the end of the Torokina airstrip. The pilot was killed. It is a Vought F4U Corsair fighter aircraft.

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