CRASH OF A VOUGHT KINGFISHER
IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
ON 21 OCTOBER 1943

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USN Vought OS2U-2, BU No. 3077, of VS-61 Squadron US Navy based at Perth, crashed somewhere in Western Australia on 21 October 1943 during an instrument training flight. It was piloted by Arthur W. Snively, with crew member Haywood B. Lopez.

 

Date A/C Type BuNo Squadron Wing Base Action D Pilot Country State Location Remarks Crew/Passenger 1
440223 OS2U-3 5659 VS-61 FAW-10 Advance Base Perth LAC C Walker, Samuel W. Australia
 
Western Australia Training Snively, Arthur W.

 

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