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Wingman, Fly Me Down

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Page count: 12

Author

Theodore
Taylor

Appeared in

Rogue Wave and Other Red-Blooded Sea Stories

Story Summary

During the Korean war an aircraft carrier pilot is blinded by shrapnel and must be talked down by his wing man onto the deck of the carrier, a mere speck in the middle of the ocean.