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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 165754
Last updated: 17 November 2021
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Date:04-FEB-1949
Time:
Type:North American XAJ-1 Savage
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 121461
MSN: 146-38430
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pacific Ocean, off Los Angeles, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Segundo, CA
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Prototype disintegrated on testflight over Pacific. Lost tail section during rudder sideslip tests and crashed. Both crew killed.

Sources:

The Telegraph 5 February 1949, p3
- JF Baugher


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Apr-2014 09:09 TB Added
21-Jun-2014 15:35 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]

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