Quonset Point, R. I. – January 15, 1944

Quonset Point, Rhode Island – January 15, 1944


TBF-1 Avenger
U. S. Navy Photo

     On January 15, 1944, a TBF-1 Avenger, (Bu. No. 47520), landed at the Quonset Point Naval Air Station after a training flight.  Just after touchdown, the landing gear collapsed and the aircraft skidded to a stop.  The three man crew was not injured, but the aircraft suffered significant damage.   


     U.S. Navy accident report #44-10885

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