Charlestown, R. I. – October 10, 1949

Charlestown, Rhode Island – October 10, 1949 


Douglas Skyraider
U. S. Navy Photo

     On October 10, 1949, an AD-1 Skyraider, (Bu. No. 122818), was making practice take offs and landings at the Charlestown Navy Auxiliary Air Field when the aircraft crashed and burned.  The pilot escaped, but suffered serious burns.    


     U. S. Navy accident report dated October 10, 1949.

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