Mid-air collision Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0380, Monday 17 March 1941
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Date:Monday 17 March 1941
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 0380
MSN: 1862
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Pacific Ocean near Hawaii -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Yorktown
Destination airport:
0380 Aircraft lost on 3/17/41 with VT-5 as 5-T-2 in mid-air collision with 0278. Ens. Kirby L. Berry, M. O. DeJarnett, AOM3, and B. D. Cristman, RM2 all killed. Ens. Berry attempted to close too fast on Lt. Robinson, leading to collision 2500 yds off port bow of CV-5.




Revision history:

06-Apr-2022 06:11 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
14-Nov-2022 17:39 Cobar Updated [Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source]

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