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BuNo Criteria: 06953
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
06702 ... 06991 (EXACT MATCH)
Douglas SBD-4 Dauntless
06702/06806	MSN 1547/1651
06807/06926	MSN 1682/1801
06927/06970	MSN 1832/1875
06971/06985	MSN 2221/2235
06986/06991	MSN 2241/2246
06740 (MSN 1585) Loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5033 by 25 Squadron 
at Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943.   Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early 
March 1944.
06744 (MSN 1589) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5030 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943.   Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06763 (MSN 1608) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14. Brought on charge as NZ5035 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943. Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06766 (MSN 1611) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14. Brought on charge as NZ5034 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943.  Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06789 (MSN 1634) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5044 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Jan 26, 1944. Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06799 lost over Bougainville Jan 27, 1944.  2 killed.
06815 (MSN 1690) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5036 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943.  Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06833 ditched in Lake Michigan after takeoff from USS
Sable Sep 16, 1944.  Pilot OK.  Recovered and now at National Museum of Naval
Aviation, Pensacola, FL
06841 spun-in on waveoff from USS Sable 8/18/1944
06900 ditched in Lake Michigan Sep 3, 1944 after waveoff from USS Sable.  Pilot OK.  Salvaged from Lake 
Michigan in 1993.  Loaned to San Diego Air and Space Museum in 1994 and underwent
extensive restoration.  Now on display in markings of VB 16.
06912 flew into ship at Seddley Harbor, Admiralty Islands 2/25/1945.  2 crew killed.
06931 (MSN 1836) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5039 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 26, 1943.  Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06952 (MSN 1857) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14.  Brought on charge as NZ5028  by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 17, 1943.  Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06953 (MSN 1858) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14. Brought on charge as NZ5037 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 26, 1943.  (25 Sqdn) went missing on a radio range familiarization flight near Espiritu
Santo, New Hebrides Feb 11, 1944.  Both crew killed.  Wreckage discovered in 1987.   Wreckage now on 
display at RNZAF Museum, Wigram in "as found" condition.
06961 (MSN 1866) loaned to RNZAF from Marine Air Group 14. Brought on charge as NZ5041 by 25 Squadron at 
Espiritu Santo Dec 30, 1943. Returned to US Marine Corps at Espiritu Santo in late February/early March 1944.
06962 (VMSB-132) crashlanded Jun 12, 1943 on Cape Cumberlqnd
106876 ... 107875
Goodyear FG-4 Corsair
contract cancelled

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