Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0377, Tuesday 4 March 1941
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Date:Tuesday 4 March 1941
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:VT-2 US Navy
Registration: 0377
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:5 miles off Mission Beach, CA. -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:USS Lexington
Destination airport:
Ditched due to engine failure during bombing practice. Crew rescued by USS Williams
Lt W.A. Howland (Pilot)
R. Rogers AOMC2c (Ordanance Man)
O.A. Carter, AMM3c (Machinists Mate)
Found in 2011 by 180 m deep; should be fished out by the National Naval Aviation Museum of Pensacola

Le Fanatique de l'Aviatioon n° 497 - Avril 2011

Revision history:

02-Mar-2011 13:29 paulmcmillan Updated [Date, Total occupants, Phase, Narrative]
03-Apr-2011 14:08 ThW Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Feb-2020 10:03 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Narrative, Operator]

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