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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 80955
Last updated: 10 February 2020
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Date:20-MAY-1943
Time:20:25
Type:Silhouette image of generic TBM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman TBF-1 Avenger
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 06467
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:NAS San Diego -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing during night glide bombing practice off San Diego. Three men lost their lives, Lt James Will Taylor, Donald Bennett Ellis, ARM3e V-6, USSR Horace Dell West, S1c, V-6, USSR. One airman was recovered, LT Taylor, the pilot. The other 2 were at the time listed as missing.

Sources:

http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/navyserials.html
Navel incident report 48 0951, 20 May 1943


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
10-Feb-2020 07:49 Pete Updated [Time, Registration, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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