Quonset Point, R. I. – March 13, 1942

Quonset Point, Rhode Island – March 13, 1942 


North American Texan Military Trainer
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     On March 3, 1942, a navy SNJ-3 trainer aircraft, (BU. No. 6911), landed at the Quonset Point Naval Air Station after a night training flight.  Just after touchdown the pilot realized the brakes weren’t working, and the aircraft went off the end of the runway and nosed over.  The pilot was not injured.


     U. S. Navy accident report dated March 13, 1942.    


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