Mid-air collision Accident Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat 80569, Monday 5 April 1948
ASN logo
 
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Monday 5 April 1948
Time:night
Type:Grumman F7F-3N Tigercat
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 80569
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Hawaii -   United States of America
Phase:
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Ewa, HI
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Collided with Tigercat 80567 during night fighter maneuvers. Maj Stanley Russell Bailey (31).

Sources:

Petaluma Argus Courier 7 April 1948, p1
AAIR (KMAC)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Sep-2022 15:02 TB Added
10-Sep-2022 15:16 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2024 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
www.FlightSafety.org