TITLE

Last of the Buffalos

AUTHOR(S)
Guttman, Jon
PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
Aviation History;Jan2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides a brief overview of the Brewster B-239, No. BW-372 fighter plane that was recovered in 1998 from Lake Kolejarvi in Russia. This aircraft was used by Finnish Lieutenant Lauri Pekuri during the World War II shooting down two Soviet Hawker Hurricanes before it had ditched in the lake. Moreover, the figher plane, also known as the Brewster Buffalo, is being restored at the Central Finland/Finnish Air Force Museum.
ACCESSION #
35649515

 

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