Cruiser USS Chester recovers her OS2U Kingfisher Floatplane, while underway in the Pacific during World War 2
Pacific Ocean Date:1945, February 11 Duration:1 min 23 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. Cruiser USS Chester (CA-27) prepares to recover her scout floatplane while underway in the Pacific Ocean during World War II. A recovery sled being towed in water. The Chester's OS2U Kingfisher lands in slick. hooks on to the recovery sled and is hoisted aboard the ship. Crew members stand up in their respective tandem cockpits, as the plane is hoisted up, and climb out when it is secured..
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