ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80812
Last updated: 9 May 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:21-JUL-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 18160
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: -
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into Sakonnet River, RI after catching fire in flight and exploded. Pilot bailed out but was killed when parachute failed to open.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/navyserials.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description