Quonset Point, R. I. – March 25, 1946

Quonset Point, R. I. – March 25, 1946 


SB2C Helldiver
U.S. Navy Photo

     On March 25, 1946, an SBW-4E Helldiver, (Bu. No. 60126), was returning to the Quonset Point Naval Air Station after a training flight.  Upon landing the aircraft collided with another Helldiver, which was parked and unoccupied, shearing its tail section off.   Both aircraft were heavily damaged, but the pilot was not hurt.


     U. S. Navy accident report, dated March 25, 1946

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