Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0270, Monday 15 August 1938
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Date:Monday 15 August 1938
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Registration: 0270
MSN: 1752
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Rosedale Field, Camp Kearny Mesa, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Saratoga
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Lost control at 3000ft went into a spin and crashed. One crew member bailed out but his parachute got caught on the aircraft dragging him to his death.


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31-Aug-2021 09:27 Cobar Added

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