Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0292, Saturday 13 January 1940
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Date:Saturday 13 January 1940
Time:
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 0292
MSN: 1774
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Salton Sea 20 mi E of Julian, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:NAS San Diego, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision at 10000ft with Douglas TBD-1 Devastators 0373 crashing out of control, the three crew members bailed out safely.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/secondseries1.html
https://cdnc.ucr.edu/?a=d&d=SCEN19400113.1.1&srpos=5&e=12-01-1940-16-01-1940--en--20--1-byDA-txt-txIN-Funk-------

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Oct-2022 13:58 Cobar Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2023 17:02 Nepa Updated
27-Oct-2023 01:33 Ron Averes Updated

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