Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0323, Tuesday 11 March 1941
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Date:Tuesday 11 March 1941
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 0323
MSN: 1805
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:French Peak 20 mi NW of Warner Springs, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Saratoga
Destination airport:El Centro, CA
Delivered to VT-6, 6-T-2; Red top, full colors, shellback turtle atop fin; later replaced 6-T-1 (photo SSIA pg 28). Aircraft lost 3/11/41 with VT-3; lost control and crashed. Ens. Walter G. Barnes, Jr. (pilot) parachuted, R. Goff, AMM3 and D. D. Daga, AMM3 killed.


Revision history:

06-Apr-2022 06:11 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2022 17:27 Cobar Updated [Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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