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Accidents -- Aviation Accidents -- Crash Landings

Subject Source: Topics (Dtic)

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Jimm Larry Hendren Oral History

Identifier: OHP 023
Scope and Contents Jimm Larry Hendren served aboard Intrepid as the ship’s legal officer during the 1966 WESTPAC cruise to Vietnam. Hendren began his interview by discussing his family’s history and describing his education, from high school through Naval Justice School. He then continued, stating that his first orders were as Assistant Legal Officer at Commander Fleet Air Norfolk, where a fortuitous meeting with Captain Giuseppe Macri and Captain John Fair resulted in Hendren becoming Intrepid’s legal officer....
Dates: November 11, 2013

LT Don Watts Letter, October 30, 1944

Scope and Contents Letter from Griffith’s squadronmate LT Don Watts to Griffith’s wife Karolyn Griffith, October 30, 1944
Dates: October 30, 1944

Richard Allan Moran Papers

Identifier: A2015.86
Abstract Richard Allan "Moose" Moran was a pilot with squadron VA-15 on board Intrepid in 1966. On August 7, 1966, Lt. Cdr. Moran crashed into the ocean while attempting to land on board Intrepid. His remains were not recovered. This collection contains his military records and personnel files, which were sent to his wife, Judy, after his death. It also includes dependency and survivor benefit information and forms that were also sent to Judy. Records were kept in the sections they were received in.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1956–66

Robert Lynn Papers

Identifier: A2015.55
Abstract In November 1958, Lynn was flying his F9F-8P Photo Cougar off the coast of Barbados. The aircraft suffered a complete system failure and cockpit fire. The resulting ejection and rescue of Lynn by a local banana boat crew is documented in the letter and a squadron newsletter.
Dates: Majority of material found within November 17, 1958–February 1959