USN Piper NE Grasshopper Accident Reports

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Date A/C Type BuNo Squadron Wing Base Action D Pilot Country State Location Remarks Crew/Passenger 1 Crew/Passenger 2
420430 NE-1 26239 Ferry
 
NARB Minneapolis C A Abbott, Lawrence W. Jr. USA PA Grove City, near NRAB Minneapolis ferrying
 

 
420504 NE-1 26212
 

 
NARB Philadelphia LAC C Pettit, Karl D. Jr. USA PA Camden Aux Field Routine instruction O'Toole, J. L.
 
420515 NE-1 26399
 

 
NARB Anacostia FLEF C Bagwell, J. C. USA MD Oaklawn Familiarization flight Young, John W.
 
420523 NE-1 26234
 

 
NARB St. Louis LAC A Johnson, Roy F. USA MO St. Louis County, Meramee Airport Routine instruction Wilson, P. T.
 
420708 NE-1 26282
 

 
NARB Dallas C A Rasmusson, Silas R. USA TX Dallas, White Rock Lake Familiarization flight Crowton, Earl William Jr.
 
420812 NE-1 26199
 

 
NARB Anacostia C A Willingham, E. G. USA MD Clinton, 6mi. SW Training Wilkie, Robert F.
 
421105 NE-1 26333 VS-2D5
 
Cherry Point FLEF D Frame, Leo D. USA NC Cherry Point, 9mi. E Training Coleman, Walter D.
 
421125 NE-1 26369 Ferry
 

 
FLEF D Schraeder, F. A. USA TN Blountville, TriCities Airport Ferry - Memphis to Naval Air Facility
 

 
421206 NE-1 26224 Ferry
 

 
FLEF C Konac, Stanley Jr. USA MA Poncahantus Ferry flight
 

 
421206 NE-1 26289 Ferry
 

 
FLEF C McLauthin, Robert USA MA Poncahantus Ferry flight
 

 
421206 NE-1 26286 Av Cad
 
NAS New York C A Olson, hadley USA NY Long Island, Jamaica Bay Familairization flight Darrin, David
 
430210 NE-1 26255
 

 
MCAS Santa Barbara ACC B Downs, John E. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Ground collision with NE-1 #26361
 

 
430210 NE-1 26361
 

 
MCAS Santa Barbara ACC C Prochnik, Edgar S. USA CA MCAS Santa Barbara Ground collision with NE-1 #26255
 

 
430305 NE-1 26323
 

 
NAS Seattle KSSP A Sheppard, Marshall L. USA WA Whidbey Island, Dines Point off Familairization flight Dula, Thomas E.
 
430412 NE-1 26212 VF-28
 
USS Chenango (CVE-28) ACC A Wyatt, Ben H. PAC
 
Truculence Bomber Strip Ground collision, hit by RNZAF P-40
 

 
430429 NE-1 26344
 

 
NAS Miami TAC A Coyne, John H. USA FL NAS Miami Familairization flight Houston, C. S.
 
430521 NE-1 30232
 

 
NAS Pasco LACGL B Charnmock, Irwin B. USA WA NAS Pasco Rescue Forsman, Robert E.
 
430525 NE-1 26336 VN14D8
 
NAS Corpus Christi TOA B Dodson, Charles O. USA TX San Diego, 1mi. S Administrative Jameson, E. B.
 
430526 NE-1 26207
 

 
NAS Quonset Point TOA A Kinney, Paul B. USA RI Middletown Familairization flight
 

 
430530 NE-1 26420 VML-711
 
MCAS Eagle Mtn Lake ACC A Scherer, Jack A. USA TX Decatur, NE of Solo training
 

 
430612 NE-1 26407 AES-46
 
MCAS Cherry Point FLEF B Paquin, Paul R. USA NC Ocraooke Transportation flight Moagee,
 
430617 NE-1 26273 VS-33
 
NAS Quonset Point ACC M Lawrence, Norman E. USA RI NAS Quonset Point Misc Pierce, Robert Allen
 
430619 NE-1 26274
 

 
NAAS Havery Point TOA B Medefind, Addison F. USA NC NAAS Harvey Point Training Fordham, J. B.
 
430803 NE-1 26401
 

 
MCAS Cherry Point FLEF B Brazzeel, Melvin C. USA NC Atlantic Beach Training
 

 
430810 NE-1 26260
 
FAW-6 NAS Whidbey Island KTOA A Earp, Frank B. USA WA Conway Training Wade, A. G.
 
430812 NE-1 26260
 

 
NAS Whidbey Island TOA A
 
USA HI Kauai Island, Port Allen (USCG)
 

 

 
430812 NE-1 26363 Hq. Sq.
 
MCAS Santa Barbara FLEF B MacFarlane, Donald G. USA CA Montecito, Pacacho Lane Operational Catron,
 
430814 NE-1 26262 HQ. Sq.
 
MCAS Parris Island C B Flickenger, Judson USA SC Frippe Beach, on the beach Operational Hodges, Alfred J,
 
430823 NE-1 26235 Hq. Sq.
 
MCAS Saint Thomas DTC A Menzies, Henry David VGI
 
MCAS Saint Thomas, 2mi. E Operational Nicholas, Wilfred C.
 
430826 NE-1 26324
 

 
MCAS Mojave KC A Wheeler, Arthur Harry USA CA San Diego, Seledad Mountain Operational Swanson, Eugene Nelton
 
430912 NE-1 26200 VSB OTU-1
 

 
TOA A Tidmore, H. T. USA FL NAAS Branan Field Transportation flight
 

 
430921 NE-1 26258 VC-66 FAW-6 NAS Whidbey Island KC A Davis, Benjamin E. USA WA Smith island, 1.5mi. NE Torpedo spotting Peterson, Carl A.
 
431018 NE-1 26416
 

 
MCAS Quantico FLEF C Tomichm Chester USA VA Aquina Tarven, 3mi. W Operational
 

 
431110 NE-1 26311
 

 
NAS Los Alamitos KMAC A Virnig, Delroy L. USA CA Hemet, Ryan Field Collison with AAF PT-19A #41-20896 MacLea, Donald L.
 
431130 NE-1 26209
 

 
NAS New York FLEF C Brown, Jack Kenneth USA NY Albany Operational McClusky, Joseph Paul
 
431207 NE-1 26415
 

 
MCAS Quantico SP A Murray, Howard W. USA VA MCAS Quantico Familairization flight Bonamer, James W.
 
431221 NE-1 23619 VSB OTU-3
 
NAS Daytona Beach TOA A Epp, Henry D. USA FL NAS Daytona Beach Transportation flight
 

 
431230 NE-1 26281 VN15D8-A
 
NAS Corpus Christi TOA C O'Brien, Donald Francis USA TX NAAS Kingsville, 23mi. From Familairization flight Goodman, Raymond H.
 
440125 NE-1 26404 AES-46
 
MCAS Cherry Point LAC A Anderson, Willis B. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Search
 

 
440208 NE-1 26292
 

 
MCAS Quantico C A Varner, A. L. USA VA MCAS Quantico, 7mi. SW Training
 

 
440222 NE-1 26236 Hq. Sq. MAW-3 MCAS Cherry Point C A Camenisch, Robert H. USA NC New Bern, Broad Creek Training Brandsgard, Mark L.
 
440228 NE-1 26280
 

 
MCAS El Centro KC A Huls, Morris J. USA CA MCAS El Toro, 4mi. W Training Morgan, William Jackson
 
440228 NE-1 26223 VN4D8
 
NAAS Barin Field C A Jennings, Robert H. Jr. USA AL Fowley, 5mi. SW Investigate crash of SNJ-4 #51401
 

 
440402 NE-1 26214
 

 
NAAF Astoria TOA A Evans, H. T. USA WA Ilawco Flight time Orris, M. S.
 
440404 NE-1 26244
 

 
NAS Terminal Island TAC C Osbourne, Roy E. USA CA San Pedro, NAS Terminal Island Ground collision, with SBD-5 #28857 Liddle
 
440404 SBD-5 28857 VS-46
 
NAS Terminal Island TAC M Meredith, William M. USA CA San Pedro, NAS Terminal Island Ground collision, with NE-1 #26244
 

 
440406 NE-1 26345
 

 
NAS New Orleans TAC A Dunn, Hayden J. USA LA NAS New Orleans Training
 

 
440411 NE-1 26389 Hq. Sq.
 
MCAS Ewa LACGL A Dehaven, Joseph B. USA HI Oahu Island, Hickham Field Administrative Rosenberg, Phillip
 
440517 NE-1 26194
 

 
MCAS Quantico LAC B Ellsworth, L. W. USA VA MCAS Quantico, 5mi. SW Small field procedure
 

 
440603 NE-1 26238 VF OTU-1
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs
 
A
 

 

 

 

 

 

 
440705 NE-1 26395
 

 
MCAS Quantico LAC A Benson, Douglas J. USA VA MCAS Quantico, 5mi. W Small field procedure
 

 
440728 NE-1 26219 VN13D8-C
 
NAAS Chase Field FLEF B Lyons, Jarlath J. USA TX Beeville, NAAS Chase Field, 280deg. 5mi. Search for plane wreck VanHunnik, H.
 
440804 NE-1 26332
 

 
MCAS Parris Island FLEF C Adams, Charles I. USA SC MCAS Parris Island Rifle Range Search Floyd, Grover C.
 
440804 NE-1 26364 VF OTU-1
 
NAAS Green Cove Springs LACGL C Holcomb, James A. USA FL NAAS Green Cove Springs Transportation flight
 

 
440818 NE-1 26376
 

 
NAS Miami LAC A Cornell, Home J. USA FL North Perry Field, NAS Miami Transportation flight
 

 
440825 NE-1 26288 VN2D8-B
 
NAAS Saufley Field LACGL C Allen, Edward C. USA FL NAAS Saufley Field Familiarization flight Willard, D. R.
 
440924 NE-1 26377 NAGS Flt Unit
 
NAS Miami LAC B Marley, E. H. USA FL Hollywood, NAGS Gunnery Range Utility - for purpose of range estimate Zamierowski, S. J.
 
441023 NE-1 26274
 

 
NAAS Manteo FLoG A Smyle, Ralph S. USA NC 35.54N x 075.52W Familiarization & test flight Ward, Kenneth G.
 
441113 NE-1 26196
 

 
NAAS Elizabeth City FLEF C Stockdale, William A. USA NC Sligo Training
 

 
441211 NE-1 26318 VF OTU-2
 
NAS Melbourne FLEF B Connor, Arthur F. L. USA FL NAS Melbourne, 2.5mi. SE Transportation of personnel Gray, John
 
441224 NE-1 26267 AE-46
 
MCAS Cherry Point TAC D Allan, Jack W. USA NC MCAS Cherry Point Training Simpson, George R. Pennick, Owen
450207 NE-1 26342 VTB-1
 
NAS Fort Lauderdale TOA A McQueen, W. H. USA FL NAS Ft. Lauderdale, SW side of Hub Local flight Gould, R. W.
 
450210 NE-1 26322
 

 
NAAS Arlington ACC B
 
USA WA NAAS Arlington Parked, hit by crane truck
 

 
450228 NE-1 26290 Ops Div
 
NAS Miami LAC B Pilgrim, B. M. J. USA FL Pompano, 15mi. W Crash reconnaissancee Stallings, T. H.
 
450306 NE-1 26244
 

 
NAS Terminal Island DTC A Jones, John W. USA CA San pedro, NAS Terminal island, 10mi. S Photographic of AVP-45 Page, C. H.
 
450420 NE-1 26394 VRF-2
 

 
TAC D Norton,
 

 
Unknown location Ground collision with NE-1 #26419
 

 
450420 NE-1 26419
 

 

 
TAC C Casawave,
 

 
Unknown location Ground collision with NE-1 #26394
 

 
450420 NE-1 26406 VRF-2
 
NAS Columbus TAC B Roberts, W. L. USA CA Palmdale AAB Ground collision with Army P-38
 

 
450504 NE-1 26242 VRF-2
 
NAS San Diego FLoG B Johnson, R. W. USA TX El Paso, 65mi E Ferry flight
 

 
450510 NE-1 26302
 

 
NAS Saint Louis ACC A
 
USA OH NAS Columbus Ground collision with B-25J #44-29049
 

 
450510 B-25J 44-29049 ETTC
 
NAS Saint Louis TAC C
 
USA OH NAS Columbus Ground collison with NE-1 #26302
 

 
450528 NE-1 26422 Utility
 
NAS Guantanamo Bay TOA B Berning, Harry Butler CUB
 
NAS Guantanamo Bay Photographic of NAS Guantanamo Bay Foley, Thomas F. Dennis, John Wesley Jr.
450630 NE-1 36457 CASU(F)-12
 

 
ACC A
 
Mariana Islands
 
Guam Non combat mission
 

 
450722 NE-1 26285 VN16D8-B
 
NAAS Waldron Field TOA A Foster, J. J. USA TX NAAS Waldron Field NAAS Waldron Field, 200deg. 10mi. Rocco,
 
450723 NE-1 26253 Utility
 
NOTS Inyokern TOA A Sullivan, R. F. USA CA China Lake, Armitage Field, 20mi. N
 

 

 
450812 NE-1 26352 VT-41
 
MCAS El Toro TAC C Best, Robert C. USA CA MCAAF Gillespie Familiarization flight
 

 
450911 NE-1 26336 HEDRON 14-2
 
NAAS Kearney Field FLEF C Balogh, S. A. USA CA MCAS Miramar, east of Operational Allen, R. F.
 
451004 NE-1 26288 VN8D8-C
 
NATB Pensaocla FLEF A Dawley, R. C. USA FL NATB Pensacola training area Familiarization flight Mauch, R. E.
 
451017 NE-1 26259
 

 
USS Commencement Bay (CVE-105) TAC B Mendoza, Manuel A. USA WA Fleet Field #7 Ground check
 

 
451108 NE-1 26269
 

 
NAS Squantum ACC B Alessi, L. J. USA MA NAS Squantum Engine warm-up
 

 
451117 NE-1 26247 CASU(F)-44
 

 
FLEF A Schulster, Stephen L. Jr. Mariana Islands
 
Saipan Island, NAB Marpi Point Familairization flight
 

 
451207 NE-1 26272
 

 
NAB Orote ACC E James, J. M. Mariana Islands
 
Guam Island, NAB Orote Familairization flight Attanasi, L.
 
460107 NE-1 26275
 

 
NAF Port Lyautey ACC A Hopkins, N. FMO
 
NAF Port Lyautey, 3mi. SE Malaria Control Spraying Mission
 

 
460119 NE-1 26259 CASU-7
 

 
TAC C Head, V. W. USA WA NAS Sand Point Familairization flight Bernard, R. J.
 
460125 NE-1 26314
 

 
NAB Okinawa ACC A
 
Ryukyu Islands
 
Okinawa Island, Okinawa Operational flight
 

 
460414 NE-1 26356 VRF-3
 
NAS Miami FLEF B Lynch, Joseph O. USA GA Albany, Turner Field, 8mi. E Ferry
 

 
460424 NE-1 26313
 

 
NAS Seattle FLEF B Jobe, Joseph H. USA WA Mercer Island, Luther Burbank School for Boys Familairization flight Myers, Allen J.
 
460625 NE-1 26390 Utility
 
NAB Kwajlein TOA A Goodson, Willie P. Jr. Kwajalein Atoll
 
Legan Island Utility flight
 

 

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For general notes on using these databases click here Also see Action Code List for the meaning of Action or USN acronyms page for meaning of general abbreviations.

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