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80-G-5038 Northrup BT-1 bomber (Bureau # 0592), of Bombing Squadron Five (VB-5)

Photo #: 80-G-5038  Northrup BT-1 bomber (Bureau # 0592)
Description: of Bombing Squadron Five (VB-5) Being pushed by plane handlers on the flight deck of USS Yorktown (CV-5), circa 1939. Aircraft history cards list this BT-1 as wrecked and stricken on 24 August 1939. Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the U.S. National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-5038
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