|Birth: ||Dec. 29, 1912|
|Death: ||Jan. 16, 1940|
Ensign M. C. Kirby, USNR, was designated Naval Aviator #6108 in 1939. Entered active service via the pre-war Aviation Cadet (AVCAD) program.
Ensign Kirby lost his life when his aircraft crashed and sank while operating from the aircraft carrier U.S.S. RANGER (CV-4), off the Atlantic Coast, during a failed landing attempt.
Body lost at sea
Specifically: plane sank following crash
Created by: Mike Weeks
Record added: Sep 19, 2012
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