TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2.

Caption   TBF-1 Avenger landing on Auxiliary Carrier USS Card bounced over the arresting cables, crashed the barrier, and stopped in an anti-aircraft gun tub, 9 Dec 1942 off San Diego, California, United States. 2 of 2. ww2dbase
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Photos on Same Day 9 Dec 1942
Added By David Stubblebine
Added Date 1 May 2014
Licensing  Public Domain. According to the United States copyright law (United States Code, Title 17, Chapter 1, Section 105), in part, "[c]opyright protection under this title is not available for any work of the United States Government".



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1. Commenter identity confirmed David Stubblebine says:
1 May 2015 10:35:24 PM

The pilot was Ens JC Forney who was uninjured. Four-and-a-half months later, this same aircraft would have a wing break off during a dive pull-out over Monterey Bay, California. Three were killed.

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