Weather

Korean Climate

Mean Temp 28.6°C 83.48°F at Taegu    

Heavy Overcast

1950 Pacific Typhoon Season

Korea Temps - 1950-1953 - Station 143 (Daegu)


Overview

April 21, 1950 (Friday)

The CIA weekly summary, page 10 speaks of China and USSR ineractions.

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The USS Coral Sea (CVB-43) was the site of two new world records today.

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USS Coral Sea (CVB-43 )

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The first carrier takeoff with the North American AJ-1 Savage heavy attack plane was made from USS Coral Sea (CV-43) by Captain John T. Hayward, commanding VC-5.

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P2V-3C Neptune

The heaviest aircraft ever launched from a carrier, a P2V-3C, piloted by Lieutenant Commander Robert C. Starkey of VC-6, took off from USS Coral Sea (CV-43) with a gross weight of 74,668 pounds.

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Notes for Friday April 21, 1950