Westerly, R. I. – November 13, 1944

Westerly, Rhode Island – November 13, 1944


F6F Hellcat
U.S. Navy Photo

     On November 13, 1944, an F6F-5 Hellcat, (Bu. No. 70977), crashed into some trees at the end of the runway of the Westerly Airport as it was making a landing approach.  The pilot suffered non-life-threatening injuries and the aircraft was a total loss. 


     U. S. Navy Accident Report dated November 13, 1944.    

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