Quonset Point, R. I. – July 27, 1945

Quonset Point, Rhode Island – July 27, 1945


TBF-1 Avenger
U. S. Navy Photo

     On July 27, 1945, a TBF-1 Avenger, (Bu. No. 06381), had just landed at the Quonset Point Naval Air Station, and as the aircraft was taxiing the landing gear suddenly retracted causing the aircraft the be damaged beyond repair.  None of the crew aboard was injured.


     U. S. Navy accident report dated July 27, 1945.  

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