Accident Grumman S2F-3 Tracker , Saturday 6 January 1962
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Date:Saturday 6 January 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic S2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Grumman S2F-3 Tracker
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Far East -   Pacific Ocean
Departure airport:USS Bennington/VS-38
Destination airport:
Crashed into the sea during night refresher landings on carrier. Cmdr James D. Tate and Lt (jg) Leo J. Rauenhorst.


Coronado Eagle and Journal 11 January 1962, p2

Revision history:

20-Jul-2022 16:24 TB Added
20-Jul-2022 16:33 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
13-Aug-2022 08:29 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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