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MishapsMISHAPs: 12 FEB 45 A/C: PV-1 ventura Location: NAS Alameda, California Strike: NO BUNO: 37089 Cause: FERRY; OVERSHOT LNDG Contributed by Terry pb4y-2@sbcglobal.net [17FEB99]

MishapsMISHAPs: 02 APR 45 A/C: PV-1 ventura Location: 10T., 40mi. NAS Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii Strike: YES BUNO: 37096 Cause: Tower Gunnery - wing failed on pull-out. All crew (LT(jg) Allen W. Kragle (Pilot), ENSIGN H. A. Foley, AMM3 M. V. Kirwan, AMM2 J. H. Grimes, AOM2 J. T. Thrasher and ARM3 A. A. DeGrazia) missing. Contributed by Terry pb4y-2@sbcglobal.net [Updated 28DEC2000 | 17FEB99]

UPDATE History ThumbnailCameraMishap Crew "...Here's a scan of the document I mentioned previously. Subject is the crew of BUNO 37096 (including my Uncle Harold A. Foley)which crashed on 2Apr1945 after collision with the cable from of a towed target sleeve..." Contributed by Tim Stapel tjstapel@verizon.net [02OCT2009]

UPDATE "...I've only started doing research on my uncle, Ensign Harold A. Foley, so I was rendered speechless when I saw the entry. What little information I have indicates the Pilot was LT(jg) Allan W. Keagle, my uncle was the co-pilot. I have a photocopy of a picture of the crew with their names and rank typed on the sheet. I would dearly love to find any surviving members of the squadron that may have known my uncle plus any information surrounding the accident..." Contributed by Tim Stapel tjstapel@verizon.net [02JUL2009]

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