Quonset Point, R. I. – February 18, 1952

Quonset Point Naval Air Station – February 18, 1952


P2V Neptune
Quonset Air Museum

     On February 18, 1952, a P2V-4 Neptune, (Bu. No. 124261), was preparing to take off from the Quonset Point Naval Air Station for a flight to Newfoundland.  While taxiing into position the port wing tip struck the rear rudder of an AD-1 Skyraider, (Bu. No. 09235), that was also in the process of taxiing.  There were no injuries. 

     Source: U. S. Navy accident report dated February 18, 1952 

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