Navy Serial Number Search Results


BuNo Criteria: 47808
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
147669 ... 147849
Douglas A4D-2N Skyhawk 
MSN 12433/12613 (El Segundo numbers).  Redesignated A-4C in 1962.  Transfers to MASDC from www.amarcexperience.com
147669 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0460 Dec 17 1975.  (N135AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
147670 (VA-15) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Aug 1, 1967.  Pilot ejected and recovered.
147671 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0474 Feb 18, 1976. (N142AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Now up for
sale as bits and pieces.
147673 to MASDC as 3A0446 Nov 13, 1975.
147675 to MASDC as 3A0441 Nov 4, 1975.  At Marana Northwest RAP, AX Mar 2007
147677 (VA-172) crashed due to engine failure over South China Sea Jul 31, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147678 seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975
147681 to MASDC as 3A0337 May 25, 1971.  Plane with this serial number in military museum at Wasta, South Dakota.
147682 (VA-192) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Nov 23, 1966.  Pilot KIA.
147685 to MASDC as 3A0369 Jul 5, 1973.
147687 to MASDC as 3A0352 Feb 25, 1972.
147690 converted to A-4L.  Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  To MASDC as 3A0463 Jan 11, 1976.  Seen at 
DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Registered N143AT Jun 30, 2008
147696 to MASDC as 3A0303 Jan 26, 1971.  To N144AT.  Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Seen at Coolidge
MAP, AZ Oct 2006
147698 to MASDC as 3A0366 Apr 18, 1973.
147701 parked at NAS Lakehurst, NJ in fairly bad shape.  Awaiting final disposition
by the National Museum of Naval Aviation.
147702 to MASDC as 3A0339 Jun 2, 1971.  Now at Pueblo Weisbrod Museum, Pueblo, CO.
147703 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0402 Aug 13, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147704 (VA-76) crashed on slope of mountainside in thick fog, Duc Pho, Quang Ngai Province, SVN Jan 2, 1966.
Pilot killed.  
147706 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0480 Apr 22, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147708 converted to A-4L.  At Aviation Museum of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
Sep 2006, on loan from National Museum of Naval Aviation.  Painted
in Blue Angels colors.
147709 (VA-76) shot down by SAM near Hun Yen, Hai Hung Province, NVN Jul 14, 1967.  Pilot ejected and taken POW.
147712 (VA-146) shot down by AAA N of Thanh Hoa Province, NVN Jun 30, 1967.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
He was tortured and suffered additional injuries.
147714 to to MASDC as 3A0285 Oct 31, 1970.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-301
147715 (MSN 12479) seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  Noted Mar 2006 at National Museum of Naval Aviation,
Pensacola, FL.  Noted 2008 at OV10 Bronco Museum.
147717 converted to A-4L
147718 (VA-22) lost in non-combat accident Nov 11, 1966.  Pilot rescued.  Plane collided with an A-4C which was
his wingman.  Fate of other aircraft unknown.
147719 (VA-146) crashed into sea due to engine failure right after launch from USS Constellation (CV-64) 
in Gulf of Tonkin Aug 8, 1967.  Pilot was rescuedl
147721 to MASDC as 3A0267 Aug 11, 1970.
147722 to MASDC as 3A0375 Sep 5, 1973.
147723 converted to A-4L.  Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975
147724 (VA-56) collided in midair with A-4C 145087 over Gulf of Tonkin Jan 14, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
Pilot of 145087 was killed.
147726 to MASDC as 3A0406 Aug 29, 1975
147727 converted to A-4L.  Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  In 2010 was mounted on a pylon at Municipal 
Airport, Porterville, CA
147728 to MASDC as 3A0396 Mar 28, 1975
147731 (MSN 21495) to MASDC as 3A0421 Sep 1, 1975.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 980.
147732 (VA-153) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Jul 6, 1966.  Pilot KIA.
147733 (MSN 12497) seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  Noted Feb 2005 at Arkansas Air Museum,
Fayetteville, AR on loan from NMNA.
147734 to MASDC as 3A0359 Mar 8, 1972
147735 (VMA-131) crashed in rural Northampton Township, Pennsylvania Mar 1, 1975 due to engine failure.
Pilot ejected safely.
147736 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0429 Oct 6, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147737 (VA-22) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Oct 4, 1966.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
147738 (VA-93) lost in accident Mar 23, 1966.  Pilot killed.
147740 (VA-94) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Mar 17, 1966.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
147741 to MASDC as 3A0321 Mar 19, 1971.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-321
147742 (MSN 12506) to MASDC as 3A0351 Feb 8, 1972.  To Singapore for conversion to TA-4SU with serial 900.
In 2010 was ondisplay ouside RSAF Museum, Paya Lebar Air Base, Singapore.
147743 to MASDC as 3A0344 Aug 6, 1971.
147745 (MSN 12509) to MASDC as 3A0449to Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 960
147747 to MASDC as 3A0376 Sep 7, 1973.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-309
147748 to MASDC as 3A0313 Feb 19, 1971
147749 to MASDC as 3A0364 Apr 6, 1972.
147750 converted to A-4L.  On display near front gate of NAD JRB New Orleans, LA
147752 (MSN 12516) to MASDC as 3A0392 Feb 13, 1975.   To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 977
147753 (VA-36) shot down by explosion of own bomb over Laos Jan 14, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147754 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0504 Aug 30, 1976.  (N145AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.   Seen 
advertised for sale on raptoraviation in 2010.
147759 (VA-76) shot down by AAA off coast of NVN in Gulf of Tonkin Jul 15, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was
rescued by UH-2B helicopter from USS Fox.
147761 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0484 May 6, 1976.  Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Registered N146AT Jun 30, 2008
147762 (VA-36) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam May 23, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147763 (VA-153) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Sep 12, 1966.  Pilot KIA.
147764 (VA-216) shot down over Laos Jan 3, 1969.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147765 to MASDC as 3A0368 Jul 5, 1973.   To Argentina as A-4Q C-312
147767 (VMA-223) blew tire during takeoff from Chu Lai, SVN and crashed Oct 1, 1968.  Pilot ejected and survived.
147768 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0461 Jan 7, 1976.  Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Registered N147AT Jun 30, 2008 with Draken International, Lakeland Linden RAP, Florida
147772 converted to A-4L.  On display at MCAS Beaufort, SC.
147775 (VA-172) shot down by AAA over Nghe An Province, NVN Oct 20, 1966.  Pilot ejected and became POW
147776 (VA-195) shot down by AAA over NVN Dec 13, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147779 seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  To MASDC as 3A0447 Nov 22, 1975.  To Singapore for conversion 
to A-4S with serial 927
147780 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0430 Oct 6, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147781 to MASDC as 3A0365 May 31, 1972.
147782 (MSN 12546) converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0409 Sep 8, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
On display at Royal Malaysian AF Museum, Kuala Lumpor.
147783 to MASDC as 3A0420 Sep 13, 1975
147785 to MASDC as 3A0273 Sep 15, 1970.  To Singapore AF
147786 to MASDC as 3A0326 Apr 6, 1972.  To Singapore AF
147787 converted to A-4L.  Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  On display at Mobile, AL Airpark
147788 (MSN 12552) noted on display at Naval Aviation Museum, NAS Pensacola, Florida Nov 1979.
On display in April 1992 at NAS Cecil Field, Florida.  On display at NAS Jacksonville, FL.  
147790 on display at Quonset Air Museum, Kingston, RI.
147792 (MSN 12556) to MASDC as 3A0437 Oct 30, 1975.   Reported as going to Singapore AF.  
Noted June 2002 with Celtrad Metal Industries, Singapore.  Does not
appear to bear a Singapore AF serial.
147793 (MSN 12557) converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0413 Sep 9, 1975. seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  
To MASDC as 3A04565 Jan 12, 1976.  (N148AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Noted Oct 2004 at 
Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ
147796 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0413 Sep 9, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147797 (MSN 12561) to Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 928
147798 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0410 Sep 8, 1975.  To Malaysia
147799 VA-76) shot down by MiG-17 gunfire south of Haiphong, NVN Apr 25, 1967.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
147802 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0424 Sep 17, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147803 (VA-12) lost in accident during midair refuelling Apr 28, 1970.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147804 (VMA-223) shot down by ground fire over SVN Jun 25, 1968.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147806 to MASDC as 3A0279 Oct 6, 1970.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-316
147807 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0479 Apr 6, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147808 (VMA-311) crashed at Chu Lai, SVN May 5, 1966.
147809 (MSN 12573) to MASDC as 3A0322 Mar 22, 1971.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 957
147810 missed the hook, broke up and caught fire while attempting
carrier landing on USS Bennington off coast of California
and then crashed into sea Jan 25, 1968.  Pilot killed.
147814 to MASDC as 3A0367 Jul 5, 1973.
147815 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0483 May 4, 1976.  (N153AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
147816 (VA-76) shot down by AAA 5 mi from Vinh, Nghe An Province, NVN May 18, 1967.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
Died in captivity.
147819 (VA-195) shot down by SAM over NVN Dec 13, 1966. Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147821 to MASDC a 3A0453 Dec 5, 1975.
147823 (MSN 12587) to masdc as 3A0305 Jan 28, 1971.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 938
147825 (MSN 12589) converted to A-4L.  Noted Mar 2006 at National
Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.  Was at Santa Maria Museum of Flight, California Nov 2010.
147826 to MASDC as 3A0335 May 13, 1971.
147827 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0457 Dec 12, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
147830 to MASDC as 3A0286 Oct 30, 1970.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-317
147833 (VA-112) suffered unknown failure right after launch from USS Ticonderoag in Gulf of Tonkin and crashed
into water Jul 26, 19689.  Pilot killed.
147834 (MSN 12598) on display at Florida Aviatin Museum, Clearwater, Florida in Nov 1987 as A-4C 148592.  In Aug
2003 was on display at Fort Meade, Florida
147835 to MASDC as 3A0427 Sep 27, 1975.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 919
147836 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0508 Sep 16, 1976.  Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Registered N154AT Jun 30, 2008
147838 to MASDC as 3A0428 Sep 27, 1975.  To Singapore AF
147840 (VA-112) crashed into water off port bow of USS Forrestal Apr 1, 1966.  Pilot lost.
147841 to MASDC as 3A0246 Sep 25, 1975.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 984.  By Feb 2004 had been
reserialled 973.
147842 (VA-113) shot down by AAA over Than Hoa Province, NVN May 18, 1967.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
147843 converted to A-4L.
147844 (VA-94) ran out of fuel and crashed into Gulf of Tonkin Mar 30, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
147845 to MASDC as 3A0291 Dec 3, 1970.  To Singapore AF
147847 to MASDC as 3A0358 Mar 8, 1972.
47638 ... 48123 (EXACT MATCH)
Grumman TBF-1C Avenger
Model G-40.  MSN 5404/5889
47638/47653 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ120/JZ135
47639 (JZ121) bounced into barrier while landing on HMS Shas Jan 13, 1945
and struck tail of parked Avenger JZ234 (BuNo 47957) and declared
DBR
47640 (JZ122) made slow and high landing on HMS Shay Jun 25, 1944 and
went over side into sea.  Crew rescued.
47641 (JZ123) stalled and ditched while operating from HMS Shah Oct 10, 1944.
Pilot (only crew member mentioned) rescued.
47643 (JZ125) failed to return from night navigation exercise over sea
off Northern Ireland Apr 11, 1944.  All 3 crew members missing,
presumed killed.
47647 (JZ129) SOC Jun 22, 1950 and relegated to ground instructional 
duties, presumably subsequently scrapped.
47648 (JZ130) suffered engine fire on takeoff from Inskip Jun 14, 1944
and deemed DBR.
47650 (JZ132) sank into sea on takeoff from HMS Implacable Jun 4, 1945.
47670 modified to TBF-1D with AN/APS-3 radar in antisubmarine role
47689 reconditioned and transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as
VL408.   No record of fate.
47704/47723 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ136/JZ155
47704 (JZ136) shot down by flak at Koriyama, Japan Aug 10, 1945.  2 crew
members POW.
47705 (JZ137) hit by flak and ditched during attack on Japanese cruiser
at Malacca Strait May 15, 1945.  2 crew POW, third KIA.
47706 (JZ138) ran out of fuel returning from attack on Japanese cruiser in
Malacca Strait May 15, 1945 and ditched 30 mi NE of fleet.  Crew
rescued by Walrus amphibian.
47711 (JZ143) SOC by Dec 11, 1945.
47716 (JZ148) reported at Trincomalee 1945.  Subsequently SOC.
47720 (JZ152) SOC for spares Mar 5, 1949.  Remains noted on Gosport
dump May/July 1952.
47724 (MSN 5490) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2530.  Presumed to have been hit by flak during a bombing run at Vunakanau on 
May 28,  1944. The aircraft crashed shortly after completing itsí bomb run.
47726 (MSN 5492) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2533.  Crashed at Ohakea on Dec 7, 1944 after an engine failure on a test flight.
47727 (MSN 5493) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2534.  Returned to US Navy at Espiritu Santo Oct 21, 1944
47729 (MSN 5495) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2531.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944
47730 (MSN 5496) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2526.  SOC Mar 1948 and scrapped.
47731 (MSN 5497) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2517.  To 30 Squadron, named "Sophisticated Lady". To Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm 
Sep 7, 1945
47732 (MSN 5498) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2529.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944.
47733 (MSN 5499) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2518.  To 30 Squadron, named "Plonky". Hit by flak near Rapopo Airfield, New 
Britain Jun 5, 1944. The aircraft caught fire and dived into the ground.
47736 (MSN 5502) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2519.  SOC Mar 1948 and scrapped.
47740 (MSN 5506) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2520.  Returned to US Navy at Espirtu Santo Oct 28, 1944.
47763 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
47774/47803 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ156/JZ185
47774 (JZ156) turned down wrong runway at Squantum Dec 8, 1943 and ran into
another aircraft.  SOC.
47777 (JZ159) lost height on takeoff from HMS Trumpeter Aug 31, 1944 and
ditched.  Crew rescued.
47780 (JZ162) w/o on HMS Nabob Mar 7, 1944 when struck by Avenger
JZ167 (ex BuNo 47785).  Put ashore Mar 17, 1944 and presumably
subsequently scrapped.
47781 (JZ163) ditched off Crail Dec 17, 1945 following engine fire.  Pilot
rescued.
47782 (JZ164) placed in storage Sep 1945
47785 (JZ167) survived accident Mar 7, 1944 on HMS Nabob (see BuNo 47780).
By Apr 1945 was with 848 Sqn RN.  SOC by Oct 18, 1945.
47787 (JZ169) dove into Atlantic ocean during night flight Nov 18, 1943.
All 3 crewmembers killed.
47792 (JZ174) SOC by Dec 11, 1945.
47798 (JZ180) ditched following loss of oil pressure during mission fro
HMS Begum Jun 22, 1944.  Crew rescued.
47801 (JZ183) reported at Trincomalee 1945 and subsequently SOC
47802 (JZ184) reported at Trincomalee 1945 and subsequently SOC
47808 (MSN 5574) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2521.  Crashed near Rabaul after being hit by flak during a bombing run May 31, 1944.
47813 (MSN 5579) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2528.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944.
47814 (MSN 5580) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2535.  To Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Sep 7, 1945.
47817 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
47822 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
47850 (MSN 5616) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2522.  To Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Sep 7, 1945
47851 (MSN 5617) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2532.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30 1944
47852 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
47853 (MSN 5619) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2536.  SOC Mar 1948
47855 (MSN 5621) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2523.  To Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Sep 7, 1945.
47856 (MSN 5622) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2537.  Returned to US Navy Oct 21, 1944.
47857 (MSN 5623) to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2524.  Returned to US Navy at Espiritu Santo Oct 21, 1944
47858 (MSN 5624) to New Zealand Dec 1943 as NZ2525.  Returned to US Navy at Espiritu Santo Oct 30, 1944.
47859 (MSN 5625) to Royal Navy as JZ321 but NTU, then to New Zealand Jan 1944 as NZ2527.  SOC Sep 1959.
Became ZK-CBO 1959, conversion as cropsprayer abandoned.  Removed from register Mar 1964.  Reported 1969 
in playground at Kuirau Park, Rotarua and in 1976 at Museum of Transport and Technology,
Auckland, NZ.
47861 (MSN 5627) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2538.  Royal Navy records say aircraft was
reconditioned and transferred to them Jul 31, 1945 as VL507, but
there is no record of use or fate.  Returned to US Navy Oct 21, 1944.
47912 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
47939/47966 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ217/JZ243
47940 (JZ217) hit by flak during attack on U-boat base atkilbotn May 4, 1945
and crashed at Harstad.  All 3 crew killed.
97945 (JZ222) reported at Trimcomalee 1945, subsequently SOC.
97948 (JZ225) failed to return from reconnaissance mission between Flushing
and Den Helder May 19, 1944.  All 3 crewmebers MIA, presumed killed.
97954 (JZ231) sank into sea on takeoff from HMS Begum Aug 28, 1944.
Crew rescued.
97957 (JZ234) struck by Avenger JZ121 (ex BuNo 47639) on HMS Shah Jan 13, 1945.
Subsequently offloaded at Trincomalle and SOC.
47982/48009 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ244/JZ271
47983 (JZ245) made wheels-up landing on HMS Implacable Jun 7, 1945.  SOC
by Dec 11, 1945.
47989 (JZ251) port wing badly damaged by flak over Sakishima Gunto
Mar 27, 1945, broke off during return journey to carrier and
aircraft crashed into sea inverted.  One crew member bailed out
and was rescued, other two killed.
47994 (JZ256) went over port side into sea during night takeoff from
HMS Implacable Jun 15, 1945.  Crew rescued.
48000 (JZ262) caught fire in air and ditched at unknownlocation Jul 25, 1945.
Crew rescued.
48001 (JZ263) suffered engine fire from takeoff from HMS Implacable
Mar 19, 1945 and ditched.  Two crew rescued by HMS Wolverine, no
mention of a third.
48002 (JZ264) lost height and ditched at unknown location May 4, 1945.
48003 (JZ265) lost half of starboard wing andcrashed while
diving to attack Soengi Gerong oil refinery Jan 29, 1945.  Crew killed.
48004 (JZ266) while parking on HMS Ruler after return from mission May 14, 1945
struck by aicraft attempting to land on and pushed off flight
deck to land inverted on ship's forecastle.  One crew member
killed, other two survived.  Aircraft DBR.
48016 (MSN 5782) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2539. SOC Sep 1959.  To children's playground
at Havelock North, New Zealand Aug 24, 1965.  Recovered and now believed to be in storage in Auckland.
48017 (MSN 5783) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2540.  Returned to US Navy Oct 21, 1944.
48020 (MSN 5786) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2544.  Damaged by enemy AAA May 28, 1944 and w/o at Bougainville
48021 (MSN 5787) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2541.  Hit by flak during bombing raid at Lakunai on May 10, 1944. 
The aircraft lost height and then nosed over and dived into the sea about half a mile off the coast.
48023 (MSN 5789) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2542.  SOC Mar 1948 and scrapped
48024 (MSN 5790) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2543.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944.
48032 (MSN 5798) became N7922A and used for spraying.  Crashed Jun 6, 1966 into light brush 7 mi from Chipman 
airstrip.  Is the wreck still there?
48035/48049 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ272/JZ286
48044 (JZ281) SOC by Dec 11, 1945
48046 (JZ283) suffered engine fire during mission from HMS Implacable
Jul 25, 1945 and ditched alongside patrolling destroyer.
48055 (MSN 5821) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2545. Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944.   Reconditioned and 
transferred to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as VL508.  No record of fate.  
48060 (MSN 5826) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2546.  Returned to US Navy Oct 30, 1944.  Royal Navy records say 
that this aircraft was reconditioned and transferred to them Jul 31, 1945
as VL509, but there is no record of use or fate.
48063/48076 to Royal Navy as Avenger I JZ287/JZ300
48065 (JZ289) crashed into Indian Ocean Apr 29, 1945 after colliding
with Seafire PP979 during glide bombing exercise.  One crew
member rescued, other two killed.
48077 (MSN 5843) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2547.  To Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm Sep 7, 1945.
48081 (MSN 5847) to New Zealand Feb 1944 as NZ2548.  Landed in sea after engine failure during operational 
training flight on Mar 15, 1944
48099 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
48103 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.

This page generated by gzNavySearch.pl, at Sun Mar 24 08:44:05 2019
To contribute data or request additional aircraft information, please consult Joe Baugher's pages
Report bugs in the search program to Jeremy
BACK