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BuNo Criteria: 02723
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
02153 ... 02736 (EXACT MATCH)
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
02157 converted to XF4U-3.
02161 assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA 
Oct 19, 1942 to Mar 1, 1943.  Assigned to Floyd Bennett Field, NY.
Assigned to NACA Langley Memorial Aeronautical Laboratory, Langley Field, VA Jul 22, 1943 to Sep 27, 1943.
Assigned to NAS Norfolk, VA 
02270 ditched in lagoon on Efate Island, New Hebrides May 5, 1944 after running
out of fuel.  Reported recently recovered and delivered to Classic Jets
Fighter Museum, Adelaide, Australia
02311 (VMR-222) believed to be the plane that collided with TBF
06103 at Pearl Harbor Apr 8, 1943.  Fate of 02311 not known.
02315 (VMF-214) pilot bailed out due to engine failure Oct 20, 1943
02329 (VMF-214) lost Oct 2, 1943.  Pilot rescued
02449 (VMF-214) crashed on Espiritu Santo Oct 1, 1943 and DBR.  Pilot killed.  Registere VH-ASG
Sep 30, 2014.  Restoration project at Parafield, South Australia
02465 (CQTU/A) crashed into Lake Michigan while training from USS Wolverine Jun 12, 1943.  Pilot survived.
Aircraft recovered from 240 ft of water Nov 8, 2010.  Slated to be restored for display at National
Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.
02474 (VMF-214) crashed due to engine failure Aug 7, 1943.  Pilot killed.
02485 (VMF-214) ditched after engine failure Aug 6, 1943
02492 (VMF-214) lost to enemy action Aug 6, 1943
02508 (VMF-214) overturned after emergency landing Aug 1, 1943
02576 (VMF-222) crashed on landing at Bougainville 13 December 1943
02577 (VMF-214) lost Aug 28, 1943.  Pilot POW, died in captivity.
02608 (VMF-214) crashed in jungle Oct 22, 1943.  Pilot killed.
02683 (VMF-214) ditched Jul 15, 1943 due to engine failure
02723 (VMF-214) lost to enemy action Mar 3, 1944. Pilot MIA
102576 ... 104575
General Motors TBM-4 Avenger
contract cancelled

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