Charlestown, R. I. – October 10, 1949

Charlestown, Rhode Island – October 10, 1949 


Douglas Skyraider
U. S. Navy Photo

     On October 10, 1949, an AD-1 Skyraider, (Bu. No. 122818), was making mock carrier  take offs and landings at the Charlestown Navy Auxiliary Air Field when the aircraft crash-landed and burned.  The pilot escaped, but suffered serious burns.    


     U. S. Navy accident report dated October 10, 1949.

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