Accident Grumman F7F-2N Tigercat 80315, Monday 15 July 1946
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Date:Monday 15 July 1946
Time:night
Type:Grumman F7F-2N Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 80315
MSN: C.57
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near MCAS Cherry Point, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Narrative:
Undershoot into a swamp during landing when both engines failed. Lt Donakd A. McMillan and Lt Cmdr Vincent A. De Rosa escaped serious injuries.

Sources:

The Wilmington Morning Star 16 July 1946, p3
AAIR

Revision history:

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