Accident Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat 80549, Friday 17 April 1953
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Date:Friday 17 April 1953
Time:night
Type:Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 80549
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:2 mi ENE of Kurtz, IN -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Weir Cook Airport, IN (19:26)
Destination airport:Goodwin AFB, KY
Narrative:
Crashed shortly after take-off in a snowstorm. Marine Capt Donald A. Beam (29).

Sources:

The News-Sentinel 18 November 1953, p1
AAIR

Revision history:

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