Photo #: 80-G-5036
Northrup BT-1 bomber (Bureau # 0614),
of Bombing Squadron Five (VB-5)
Goes into the starboard catwalk during a landing accident on USS Yorktown (CV-5), circa 1940.
Note man in asbestos suit and other members of the flight deck crew running to assist.
Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
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6 April 1999