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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 172080
Last updated: 25 February 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic TBM model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman TBM-1C Avenger (General Motors built)
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 25424
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Orote airfield Guam -   Micronesia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:USS Yorktown
Destination airport:
Hit by what was thought to be a large caliber (5-inch) anti-aircraft shell and crashed. All three occupants are presumed to have died.
The plane was last seen above its bombing destination, Orota airfield Guam at 800 feet.


Revision history:

10-Dec-2014 10:35 gerard57 Added

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