Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0299, Friday 23 May 1941
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Date:Friday 23 May 1941
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 0299
MSN: 1781
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Atlantic Ocean -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Wasp
Destination airport:
Delivered to VT-2, 2-T-4; White section leader, full colors (MS 48-14); small red gunnery "E" carried behind first step in 1940-? (photo SSIA); later to VS-71 aboard CV-7 Wasp: 71-S-16, Yellow section leader, full colors with Neutrality star (Don Greer, SSIA centerfold); lost with VS-71 on 5/23/41 at 07:17 during bomb practice at sea. Left floatation bag was released at 5000-ft, crew bailed out. Lt. B. V. Clark (pilot) missing and listed as killed, H. G. Bradshaw, RM1c (NAP) parachuted safely, and Rm1c.P.R.Schiavone suffered minor injuries


Revision history:

06-Apr-2022 06:11 Anon. Updated [Source, Narrative]
17-Nov-2022 14:35 Cobar Updated [Cn, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source]

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