Friday, November 07, 2008

William 'Billy' Sunday 1922-1952

Vought test pilot William 'Billy' Sunday test pilot for Chance Vough Aircraft was killed on 9th December 1952, when on final approach to NAS Dallas in Vought F7U-3 Cutlass 128460 an aileron fitting became detached. The aircraft rolled left,contacted the ground and scattered along the north end of the main runway.