Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 1518, Thursday 4 June 1942
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Date:Thursday 4 June 1942
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 1518
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Midway Atoll -   U.S. Minor Outlying Islands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:USS Hornet (CV-8)
Destination airport:USS Hornet (CV-8)
Lost during the Battle of Midway. Crashed after Torpedo Attack on Japanese Carrier Soryu. George Gay escaped and was rescued by PBY Catalina 30 hours later. Robert Huntington who was already dead from gunfire from the Zeros went down with the plane.


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03-Mar-2021 20:45 Anon. Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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