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A TBM-1C Avenger after landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, as another circles around, 1944-45.After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
A TBM-1C Avenger after landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, as another circles around, 1944-45.After missing the arresting wires, an FM-2 Wildcat made it almost the length of the flight deck before nosing over aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
An aircraft nosed over on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.An F4U Corsair running up its engine before taking off from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.
An aircraft nosed over on the flight deck of training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.An F4U Corsair running up its engine before taking off from the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.
An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.
An FM-2 Wildcat after a very hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Note the broken tailhook, the missing tail wheel, and the mangled wingtip.An FM-2 Wildcat appears to have damaged its landing gear in a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45.
An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
An FM-2 Wildcat on final approach to land aboard the training carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.An FM-2 Wildcat suffers a hard landing on the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
An SBD Dauntless in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Arresting wires are disengaged from an SB2U Vindicator following a landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.
An SBD Dauntless in the catwalks of the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Arresting wires are disengaged from an SB2U Vindicator following a landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.
Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
Crewmen detached the engine from an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.Crewmen hunker in the catwalks of training aircraft carrier USS Sable during flight operations on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.
Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 2 of 3.
Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 1 of 3.Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 2 of 3.
Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 3 of 3.Deck crews secure a damaged FM-2 Wildcat following a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.
Deck crews aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable man lines to right an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed completely over. Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45. Photo 3 of 3.Deck crews secure a damaged FM-2 Wildcat following a hard landing aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-44.
Fire control crews responded to an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.FM-2 Wildcat nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.  Note parked TBF-1 Avengers with bent propeller blades.  Photo 1 of 2.
Fire control crews responded to an FM-2 Wildcat that had nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944.FM-2 Wildcat nosed all the way over on landing aboard training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1944. Note parked TBF-1 Avengers with bent propeller blades. Photo 1 of 2.
FM-2 Wildcat over the training carrier USS Sable, Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.
FM-2 Wildcat over the training carrier USS Sable, Lake Michigan, United States, 1944-45Following a nose over upon landing, the propeller and cowling of an FM-2 Wildcat shows the damage aboard the training aircraft carrier USS Sable on Lake Michigan, United States, 1943-45.

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