USS New Jersey (BB-62) A Sikorsky HO3S-1 helicopter 1953 80-G-K-16320

USS New Jersey (BB-62) A Sikorsky HO3S-1 helicopter of squadron HU-1 takes off from the battleship’s afterdeck, while she was operating off Korea. The upraised green flag signifies that the pilot has permission to take off. Crash crew, in yellow helmets, are standing by with fire hoses ready. This helicopter is Bureau # 124350. Photograph is dated 14 April 1953. Photographer is Lt. R.C. Timm. 80-G-K-16320

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