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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 82198
Last updated: 22 April 2018
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Type:Silhouette image of generic HCAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 79445
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Detroit, MI -   United States of America
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Collided in midair with F4U-4 BuNo 96790 over lower east side of Detroit . Both pilots killed. It appears that both pilots could have bailed out but stayed with their planes to try and avoid damage to people and houses on the ground.


Revision history:

14-Nov-2010 11:55 ASN archive Added
23-Apr-2014 09:46 TB Updated [Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Country]

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