United States Navy. TBM-3. Construction #: 4470
Reeder Flying Service, Twin Falls, ID
#D8 / #58 N4168A 1963-1972
Aerial Spray Program – NB, Newfoundland
Flying as #D8
1969 – Probably flew in Newfoundland. 1970 – Did not fly in NB.
Flying as #58
1971, 1972 – Pilot K. Owen.
Crashed May 29, 1975 on take-off for forest spraying operation, Millinocket, ME. See the NTSB accident report here. Summary: “Incident occurred at 18:15 hours. The airframe was destroyed. Incident occurred at the Millinocket Muni Airport, Millinocket, ME. This was a local flight from Millinocket, ME. Ground looped or water swerved during the takeoff run. Collided with trees during the takeoff run. The factors included; unfavorable wind conditions and downwind approach. The sky conditions were clear.” [Aerial Visuals]