Squantum NAS – August 26, 1950

Squantum Naval Air Station – August 26, 1950


F4U Corsair
US Navy Photo

     On August 26, 1950, a U. S. Navy F4U-4 Corsair, (Bu. No. 82015), was in the process of taking off from the Squantum Naval Air Station when the engine lost power.  The aircraft ran off the end of the runway and flipped onto its back.  The aircraft was damaged beyond repair, but the pilot was not injured.  

     The aircraft was assigned to VF-915. 


     U. S. Navy accident report dated August 26, 1950

Return to Top ▲Return to Top ▲