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AVENGER/Bu. 53489



Bureau #: 53489
Construction #:
  3551
Civil Registration(s):
  N6580D
  Model(s):
  TBM-3S Avenger
  AS Mk.3 Avenger
Name: None
Status: Destroyed
Last info: 1990

History:
Delivered to RCN as 53489.
- BOC: July 28, 1950.
- SOC: January 30, 1958.
Simsbury Flying Service, Simsbury, CT, 1960.
- Registered as N6580D.
- Stripped, unconverted, fuselage stored on gear, Simbury, CT, 1972-1990.
Leonard Tanner, Barre, MA, 1988-1990.
Corwin H. "Corky" Meyer, Ocala, FL, 1990.
- Hulk moved to FL, 1989.
- Used in restoration of Bu91521.
- Airframe destroyed by fire, 1990.

Source(s):
Chapman, John & Goodall, Geoff, Edited by Paul Coggan - Warbirds Directory,Warbirds Worldwide Ltd., Mansfield, England, 1989.
Goodall, Geoff - Warbirds Directory-4th Edition, 2003.
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