Accident Grumman F7F-2N Tigercat 80295, Friday 6 June 1947
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Date:Friday 6 June 1947
Type:Grumman F7F-2N Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 80295
MSN: C.37
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Virginia coast -   United States of America
Departure airport:NAS Chincoteague, VA/VU-4
Destination airport:
Ditched near a ship (SS Kelona Park) 60 miles at sea after run out of gas apparently due to compass trouble. Lt Edward Barnik and C.E. Thomas.


The Wilmington Morning Star 7 June 1947, p2

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