Squantum NAS – January 31, 1944

Squantum Naval Air Station  – January 31, 1944


OS2U Kingfisher without float
U. S. Navy Photo

     On January 31, 1944, an OS2U-3 Kingfisher aircraft, (Bu. No. 5369), was landing at the Squantum Naval Air Station when the landing gear collapsed just after touchdown causing major damage to the aircraft.  The crew was not injured.  The caused of the accident was determined to be mechanical failure.


     U. S. Navy accident report #44-11356, dated January 31, 1944.   

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