Haverhill, MA. – November 4, 1944

Haverhill, Massachusetts – November 4, 1944


F4U Corsair
US Navy Photo

     On the afternoon of November 4, 1944, Ensign Robert E. McLoughlin, (22), was piloting an F4U-1D Corsair, (Bu. No. 50636), over the town of Haverhill when the aircraft was observed to go into a roll and then dive into the ground at high speed and explode. 

     Ensign McLoughlin was assigned to Carrier Air Service Unit 22, (CASU-22).

     Ensign Mcloughlin is buried in St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Haverhill.


     U. S. Navy accident report dated November 4, 1944.  



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