SB2C Helldiver (multiple)

I photographed these SB2C Helldiver dive bomber examples at the NASM Udvar-Hazy and Yanks/Chino.

SB2C-5 83479

NASM Udvar-Hazy 2014

SB2C-3 19075

Yanks Air Museum, Chino 2018

Wreckage of SB2C-5 Helldiver 83414

On March 31, 1948 at 1:30pm took off from NAS Tillamook as one of two Helldivers on a flight bound for San Diego. This plane crashed about 20 miles Northwest of Tillamook at Rockaway Beach.

Tillamook Air Museum 2021