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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169004
Last updated: 7 February 2021
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Date:02-FEB-1948
Time:
Type:airplane
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near NAS Pensacola, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Saufley Field, FL
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Two airplane collided during combat training. Brazilian pilot Ten H.G. Fonseca killed. Brazilian pilot Ten Clovis A. Morato landed safely at Corry Field. *US Navy report listed Morato as killed, not Fonseca.

Sources:

Folha da Manhã 4 February 1948, p2
*Sarasota Herald-Tribune 4 February 1948, p7


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2014 10:17 TB Added
24-Aug-2015 09:57 TB Updated [Narrative]
22-Nov-2019 16:36 TB Updated [Date]
07-Feb-2021 13:29 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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