Accident Douglas TBD-1 Devastator 0348, Wednesday 16 April 1941
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Date:Wednesday 16 April 1941
Type:Douglas TBD-1 Devastator
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 0348
MSN: 1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:San Diego Bay, CA -   United States of America
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:NAS San Diego, CA
Destination airport:
Delivered to VT-6, 6-T-18; Yellow bottom (with black trim), full colors (MS 48-14), .50 cal mounted, gun camera mount present in LIFE color photo. Aircraft lost with VT-6 on 4/16/41 at 07:35 after takeoff from NAS North Island, headed for CV-6. Left wing folded after take-off at 150-ft, aircraft crashed. Ens. Edgar B. Rowley (pilot), H. J. Roy, Sea1c, and W. L. Rose, RM2c all killed


Revision history:

06-Apr-2022 06:11 Anon. Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
15-Nov-2022 18:40 Cobar Updated [Cn, Location, Phase, Departure airport]

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