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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 70876
Last updated: 14 September 2019
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Date:02-JAN-1948
Time:8:05pm
Type:Grumman J4F-2 Widgeon (G-44)
Owner/operator:United States Coast Guard (USCG)
Registration: 32977
C/n / msn: 1331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Signal Mountain, TN -   United States of America
Phase: Approach
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Memphis NAS (NQA)
Destination airport:Chattanooga (CHA)
Narrative:
"While on a ferry flight from San Diego to the east coast, en route to Chattanooga following a fuel stop at NAS Memphis during a night flight, the aircraft struck the tree tops and crashed and burned on Signal Mountain."

Sources:

https://www.uscg.mil/history/AviationCasualties.asp
http://www.gendisasters.com/tennessee/12663/signal-mountain-tn-coast-guard-plane-crash-jan-1948


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Jan-2010 00:42 RokinRyan Added
13-Jan-2011 15:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Other fatalities, Location]
13-Jan-2011 15:21 TB Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport]

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