Block Island – November 7, 1942

Block Island – November 7, 1942


U.S. Navy OS2U-2 Kingfisher
U.S. Navy Photo

     On November 7, 1942, a U. S. Navy OS2U-3 Kingfisher airplane, (Bu. No. 09416), was forced to land at Block Island due to being low on fuel.  Upon landing the aircraft flipped over and suffered heavy damage.  The two-man crew was not injured.


     U. S. Navy accident report #43-5762, dated November 7, 1942.  

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