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SBD 4649

Aircraft Model:Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless
Manufacturer:Douglas Aircraft Company (El Segundo)
Identities:4649
Units:Patrol Squadron 101 (VP-101), USN

Timeline

17 June 1942Aircraft crashed on take off from Bankstown, NSW, after suffering engine failure.
Pilot: Lt(jg) LEROY CLIFFORD DEEDE, USNR (Killed)

References

Aviation Archaeological Investigation & Research [AAIR] 2007 USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List June 1942. Retrieved 17 December 2018 from <https://www.aviationarchaeology.com/src/USN/LLJun42.htm>.

Baugher, J. 2018 US Navy and US Marine Corps BuNos Second Series (0001 to 5029). Joe Baugher's Home Page. Retrieved 17 December 2018 from <http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/secondseries1.html>.

Dunn, P. 2018 Crash of a Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless at Bankstown Airfield on 17 June 1942. Australia @ War. Retrieved 17 December 2018 from <https://www.ozatwar.com/ozcrashes/nsw114.htm>.

Record updated on 17 December 2018.


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