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BuNo Criteria: 49452
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
149451 ... 149474
McDonnell F4H-1 Phantom 
MSN 168/191.  Redesignated F-4B-11-MC in 1962.  Transfers to MASDC from www.amarcexperience.com
149451 to MASDC as 8F0078 Nov 11, 1977.  Departed Aug 1979.  Converted to QF-4B drone as 401.  W/o Oct 1, 1983, 
SOC Oct 12, 1983.
149452 to MASDC as 8F0017 Feb 17, 1972.  Departed Jun 5, 1979.  Converted to QF-4B drone as 404.  W/o May 2, 1987.
149453 w/o Feb 19, 1969
149454 (VF-92) crashed into sea off San Diego, California Feb 12, 1964.
149455 SOC Apr 1, 1978.  Was preserved at NAS Quonset Point, Rhode Island.  Salvaged at NAS Lakehurst, New Jersey 1985.
149456 (VMFA-115) shot down near Ha Thanh, South Vietnam Nov 17 1968.
149457 shot down MiG-17 June 11, 1972.  Put on display at Naval Air Museum, Pensacola, FL.
Moved to American Legion Post 1434, Hinsdale, NY
149458 SOC Jul 20, 1971.  Was preserved at NAS Jacksonville, Florida.  Salvaged at NAS Norfolk, Virginia
149459 SOC Apr 10, 1978.  Assigned as ground trainer at NAS Miramar, California.  Was preserved at NAS Norfolk,
Virginia.  Currentl preserved at NAS Oceana, Virginia
149460 to MASDC as 8F0027 Dec 17, 1972.  Sent to be target on Holloman Range, New Mexico Jun 1983.
149461 converted to QF-4B drone as 43.  W/o Aug 20, 1982.
149462 listed as being w/o at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina Nov 2, 1962.  Must have been repaired.
149463 to MASDC as 8F0024 Mar 23, 1972.  departed Oct 16, 1978.  Salvaged at NIMT, Socorro, New Mexico 1981
149464 SOC at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina Dec 9, 1972.
149465 SOC Aug 26, 1977.  Put into storage at NAS North Island, California 1984.
149466 converted to QF-4B drone as 41.  W/o May 17, 1974.
149467 (VMFA-314) crashed into South China Sea off South Vietnam due to battle damage Feb 8, 1970.
149468 (VF-96) lost Dec 2, 1965 in non-combat mishap.  Ran out of fuel and crashed into South China Sea
off USS Enterprise.
149469 SOC at MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina Nov 28, 1972.
149470 converted to QF-4B drone.  Salvaged at NAS Oceana, Virginia
149471 converted to QF-4B drone as 42.  W/o at NAS Point Mugu, California Sep 18, 1981
149472 to MASDC as 8F0009 Dec 6, 1971.  To NAS North Island, California Nov 30, 1977
149473 shot down MiG-17 June 11, 1972.  To MASDC as 8F0026 Dec 6, 1972.  Sent to be target on Holloman Range,
New Mexico
149474 WFU at NAS Oceana, Virginia in 1972.  Assigned as ground trainer at NAS Miramar, California as OJT2
49360 ... 49659 (EXACT MATCH)
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
MSN 237-6176/6475.  Model 237-27-01
49360 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT839.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service.  Crashed near Miller's Point, South Africa
Mar 8, 1957
49361 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT840.  Diverted to SAAF as 6485, no RAF service.  Scrapped in 1960s
49362 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT841.  Transferred to SAAF as 6474
49363 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT842.  to SAAF as 6481.  Scraped in 1970s
49364 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT843.  Diverted to SAAF as 6482, no RAF service
49365 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT844.  Diverted to SAAF as 6472, no RAF service.  Scrapped in 1970s
49366 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT845.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
49367 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT846.  Crashed into sea 4 mi SW of Reykjavik
in misty weather during ferry flight May 19, 1944
49368 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT847.  To SAAF as 6522  
49369 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT848.  Transferred to SAAF as 6475 Oct 1, 1945
49370 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT849.  Diverted to SAAF as 6780, no RAF service
49371 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT850.  Diverted to SAAF as 6477, no RAF service
49372 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT851.  Diverted to SAAF as 6478, no RAF service
49373 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT852.  Diverted to SAAF as 6484, no RAF service.  W/o Feb 1947
49374 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT853.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
49375 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT854.  SOC May 14, 1947
49376 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT855.  To SAAF as 6510.  Sold for scrap Sep 3, 1947
49377 (MSN 237-6193) to Brazilian AF as FAB 01.  W/o Dec 28, 1944.  Rebuilt as 5034. WFU May 28, 1946. 
John Withers has this as being RAF JT855 being transferred to SAAF Oct 1, 1945
49378 (MSN 237-6194) to Brazilian AF as FAB 02, later 5035.
WFU Mar 5, 1959.  John Withers has this as being RAF JT856 being
transferred to SAAF Oct 1, 1945
49379 (MSN 237-6195) to Brazilian AF as FAB 03, later 5036.
W/o Mar 17, 1954.  
49380 (MSN 237-6196) to Brazilian AF as FAB 04, later 5037.
WFU Mar 28, 1962
49381 (MSN 237-6197) to Brazilian AF as FAB 05, later 5038.
WFU Feb 7, 1952.
49382 to RAAF as A59-74 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49383 to RAAF as A59-75 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49384 to RAAF as A59-76 3/1944.  Damaged beyond
repair 11/10/1945 on takeoff at Labuan, Borneo.
48385 to RAAF as A59-77 3/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49386 (MSN 237-6202) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4572.  SOC Mar 1948
49387 (MSN 237-6203) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4573.  Departed from Ohakea on a routine meteorological flight on 
Feb 28, 1946 and disappeared. The wreckage was found on Mar 19, 1949 in the Waitohu Valley, near Otaki.
49388 (MSN 237-6204) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4574.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49389 (MSN 237-6205) to New Zealand Feb 28, 1944 as NZ4607.  Crashed at Emirau on Jul 1, 1945. The aircraft swung to
port on the takeoff roll and stalled just after leaving the ground
49390 (MSN 237-6206) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4576.  SOC Mar 1948
49391 (MSN 237-6207) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4577.  SOC Mar 1948.
49392 (MSN 237-6208) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4581.  W/o in ground collision with NZ4552 (BuNo 48665) 
while taxiing at Whenuapai, New Zealand Nov 4, 1944.  The rear section of the aircraft was demolished by a propeller of the 
other aircraft and it was written off.
49393 (MSN 237-6209) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4578.  Crashed at Malaita on May 28, 1945. The aircraft flew into a hill in 
bad weather and exploded.
49394 (MSN 237-6210) to New Zealand Feb 28, 1944 as NZ4582.  SOC Mar 1948
49395 (MSN 237-6211) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4579.  SOC Mar 1948
49396 (MSN 237-6212) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4606.  SOC Mar 1948.
49397 (MSN 237-6213) to New Zealand Feb 29, 1944 as NZ4580.  Crashed landing Green Island Jul 24, 1944 as a result
of damage received from enemy action.
49398 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT857.  Transferred to SAAF as 6520 Jan 5, 1945
49399 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT858.  Diverted to SAAF as 6483, no RAF service .  Scrapped in 1970s
49400 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT859.  Diverted to SAAF as 6489, no RAF service.  Crashed Dukuduku-LG, South Africa
Ap 19, 1945.
49401 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT860.  Diverted to SAAF as 6490, no RAF service.  Crashed near Oudtshoorn, South
Africa Sep 9, 1953.
49402 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT861.  Diverted to SAAF as 6486, no RAF service.  W/o Apr 1945
49403 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT862.  Transferred to SAAF as 6487 Oct 1, 1945.  Storedat SAAF Museum, Swartkop
49404 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT863.  Diverted to SAAF as 6519, no RAF service 
49405 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT864.  Transferred to SAAF as 6492.  Crashed into sea Dec 30, 1944.
49406 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT865.  SOC Feb 22, 1945.  To SAAF as 6529.  Scrapped 1960s
49417 (VB-151) w/o 10-Jun-44.  Ditched near Necker Isl, Hi. Six crew missing.
49423 (MSN 6239) to Brazilian AF as FAB 06, later 5039.  W/o Jul 26, 1947
49424 (MSN 6240) to Brazilian AF as FAB 07, later 5040.  W/o Dec 20, 1957
49425 (MSN 6241) to Brazilian AF as FAB 08, later 5041.  WFU Mar 5, 1959
49426 (MSN 6242) to Brazilian AF as FAB 09, later 5042.  W/o in 1948
49427 (MSN 6243) to Brazilian AF as FAB 10, later 5043.  To CB-34 in 1958.  TO PT-CDX in 1964
49428 to RAAF as A59-78 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49429 to RAAF as A59-79 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49430 to RAAF as A59-80 4/1944.  Fitted with seats from A67-7 for personnel transport.  Sold 9/6/1949. Became VH-RGS.
49431 to RAAF as A59-81 4/1944.  Damaged beyond repair during maintenance at Labaun 10/8/1945.  Converted
to components.
49432 to RAAF as A59-82 3/1945.  Converted to transport as VH-RGT.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49433 to RAAF as A59-83 4/1944.  Ditched on flight from Gove to Higgins 10/19/1944 after double engine failure.
49434 to RAAF as A59-84 5/1944.  Crashed Gould Airstrip 1/27/1945. 6 crew killed.
49435 to RAAF as A59-85 5/1944.   Sold 7/6/1949.
49436 to RAAF as A59-86 5/1944.  Converted to transport under registration VH-RGU.  Crashed Maryborough, 
Queensland Jan 30, 1946 due to engine failure
49437 to RAAF as A59-87 4/1944.  Wheels-up landing at Kangaroo Valley, NSW 6/21/1945.  Reduced to 
Components 8/9/1945.
49438 to RAAF as A59-88 4/1944.  Converted to transport under registration VH-RGV.  
49439 to RAAF as A59-89 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49440 to RAAF as A59-90 4/1945.  Used in experiments to extract crew from crashed aircraft.  SOC 11/10/1948.
49441 to RAAF as A59-91 4/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49442 to RAAF as A59-92 4/1944.  Sold 3/25/1949.
49443 (MSN 237-6259) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4608.  SOC Mar 1948.
49444 (MSN 237-6260) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4609.  Shot down by AAA and crashed Rabulut Plantation, 
New Guinea Jun 10, 1945.  Wreck still extant 1992
49445 (MSN 237-6261) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4610.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49446 (MSN 237-6262) to New Zealand May 6, 1944 as NZ4617.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49447 (MSN 237-6263) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4618.  Crashed on takeoff Jacquinot Bay, New Britain Sep 22, 1945
when a tire burst on takeoff for a test flight and the undercarriage collapsed
49448 (MSN 237-6264) to New Zealand May 6, 1944 as NZ4619.  Crashed at Los Negros on Aug 29, 1945. The aircraft returned to 
the field and circuited at a height of 75 feet. While carrying out a steep turn it rolled over and crashed inverted into Seeadler Harbour.
49449 (MSN 237-6265) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4611.  SOC Mar 1948.
49450 (MSN 237-6266) to New Zealand May 6, 1944 as NZ4620.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49451 (MSN 237-6267) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4612.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49452 (MSN 237-6268) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4613.  Shot down Cape Narum, New Ireland, New Guinea 
Jun 9, 1945. Crashed into a mountain near Kimidam. The aircraft was despatched on a leaflet dropping mission and failed to return. 
The wreckage was discovered in November 1945.  Wreck still extant 1992.
49453 (MSN 237-6269) to New Zealand May 6, 1944 as NZ4621.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49454 (MSN 237-6270) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4614.  Failed to return from a strike near Rabaul on Sep 9,  1944. 
The aircraft left Bougainville with 2 others but did not reach the target area. No sign of wreckage was 
found despite aerial searches until the 17th of the month.
49455 (MSN 237-6271) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4624.  Ditched in transit from Gisborne to Espiritu Santo on Oct 26, 1944
49456 (MSN 237-6272) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4615.  SOC Mar 1948.
49457 (MSN 237-6273) to New Zealand Apr 18, 1944 as NZ4616.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49459 (VRF-3(ferry)) crashed Nov 29, 1945 in Cascade Mountains east of
Mount Saint Helens during ferry by a crew of 4 to NAS 
Clinton, OK.   Crew bailed due to bad weather and crashed 7 mi E of Mt. St. Helens.
3 crew died of exposure, pilot tried to hike out and disappeared.  
Wreckage discovered by survey crew in early 1960s.
49464 (VPB-130) missing 12-Mar-45 during search from Morotai, SP
49467 (Factory acft) w/o 24-Feb-44 during test flight	before delivery.  Hit Mt McDill 10mi SW of Palmdale, CA during
snowstorm. 4 killed.
49469 (VB-125) w/o 18-Jun-44 off San Julian, Cuba.  Lost at night, crew bailed out, 1 killed.
49473 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT866.  Transferred to SAAF as 6531 Jan 25, 1945.  W/o Sep 1945
49474 (MSN 6290) to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT867.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service.
SAAF serial was 6498 (radio call sign MFSMR).  Assigned to 29 Squadron.  To SAA Technical School
as TS-306.  Postwar was transferred to 17 Squadron and converted to a transport.  Sold to
South African Airways Apprentice Training School.  To SAAF Museum at 
Swartkop AFB in Valhalla near Pretoria and restored circa 1988 with maritime
paint scheme.  Displayed outside the SAAF Museum.  
49475 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT868.  Diverted to SAAF as 6513, no RAF service
49476 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT869.  Diverted to SAAF as 6499, no RAF service
49477 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT870.  Transferred to SAAF as 6514 Oct 1, 1945.  Crashed Wingfield, South Africa
Au 8, 1955
49478 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT871.  Transferred to SAAF as 6504 Oct 1, 1945.  Crashed Ysterplaat, South Africa
Aug 22, 1958
49479 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT872.  Transferred to SAAF as 6525 Oct 1, 1945.  To SAA Technical School as TS-307.
Sold to USA 1992.  Stored awaiting collection Apr 1997
49480 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT873.  Wrecked when struck while parked by Ventura JS979 (ex 48801) Tarquina Oct 30, 1944
49481 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT874.  Ditched 2 mi W of Tarquinia after engine failed on takeoff Sep 30, 1944
49482 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT875.  Diverted to SAAF as 6500, no RAF service
49483 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT876.  Diverted to SAAF as 6494, no RAF service
49484 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT877.  SOC Mar 11, 1946
49485 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT878.  SOC May 14, 1947
49486 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT879.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945 as 6528.  Crashe near Port Elizabeth,
South Africa Dec 4, 1959
49487 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT880.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945 as 6524.  W/o Sep 1945
49488 (VB-147) ditched 25-Jun-44 during ferry flight to 
Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.  John Withers has this one as being RAF JT881
but transferred to SAAF as 6501.
49489 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT882.  Diverted to SAAF as 6495, no RAF service.  Scrapped 1960s
49490 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT883.  Diverted to SAAF as 6527, no RAF service.  Crashed Port Elizabeth, South
Africa Mar 31,1 955.
49491 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT884.  Wrecked when ground looped and
tipped up after wheel locked on landing, Bandar Kassim, 
Somaliland Aug 29, 1945.
49492 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT885.  Diverted to SAAF as 6497, no RAF service.  Crashed Windhoek, South
Africa Dec 10, 1956
49493 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT886.  Transferred to SAAF as 6526 Jan 25, 1945.  Crashed near Pretoria, South
Africa Aug 15, 1949
49494 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT887.  Wrecked when swung on takeoff and hit crater, Littorio Oct 31, 1944
49495 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT888.  SOC Sep 3, 1947
49497 to French Aeronavale Sep 1945
49507 (VB-136) lost 19-Aug-44 during attack on Kurile Isl's.  Went missing heading to Kakumabetsu, 
Russia.  5 MIA.
49508 (VB-136) reported missing 30-Aug-44 in attack on Kuriles, landed at Petropaulovak, Russia.
49511 (MSN 237-6327) to Brazilian AF as FAB 11, later 5044.  W/o Jan 26, 1955
49512 (MSN 237-6328) to Brazilian AF as FAB 12, later 5045.  To CB-34 Jan 31, 1958.  WFU 1962.  To PT-CDX in 1964.  
W/o in accident Aug 17, 1965
49513 (MSN 237-6329) to Brazilian AF as FAB 13, later 5046.  WFU Dec 20, 1957
49514 (MSN 237-6330) to Brazilian AF as FAB 14, later 5047.  W/o Oct 26, 1955.
49515 (MSN 237-6331) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4625.  SOC Mar 1948.
49516 (MSN 237-6332) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4626.  SOC Mar 1948.
49517 (MSN 237-6333) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4627.  SOC Mar 1948.
49518 (MSN 237-6334) to New Zealand May 6, 1944 as NZ4622.  SOC Mar 1948.
49519 (MSN 237-6335) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4628.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49520 (MSN 237-6336) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4629.  SOC Mar 1948
49521 (MSN 237-6337) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4630.  Scrapped 1948
49522 (MSN 237-6338) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4623.  Disappeared on a flight from Bougainville to Emirau on 
Jan 6, 1945. Wreckage was later discovered about 15 miles from the point of departure but no trace of the crew was ever found.
Wreck still extant 1992.
49523 (MSN 237-6339) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4631
49524 (MSN 237-6340) to New Zealand May 24, 1944 as NZ4633.  Crashed at Jacquinot Bay on Jul 14, 1945. The aircraft swung 
during the takeoff roll and failed to get airborne and was written off.
49530 (VPB-130) lost 22-Feb-45 on combat mission.  Hit by AAA at Tani Tawi, Isl, ditched off shore of 
Tahoelanding Island.
49545 to RAAF as A59-93 4/1944.  Sold 3/15/1949
49546 to RAAF as A59-94 6/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49547 to RAAF as A59-101 6/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49548 to RAAF as A59-99 7/1944.  Crashed on takeoff at Balikpapan 6/6/1944.  Crew and passengers all
escaped injury.
49549 to RAAF as A59-103.  
49550 to RAAF as A59-100 6/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49551 to RAAF as A59-104 7/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49552 to RAAF as A59-95 6/1944.  Scrapped at Kallang 4/16/1946.
49553 to RAAF as A59-102 6/1944.  Converted to transport as VH-RGW.  W/o 12/17/1946.
49554 to RAAF as A59-97 6/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49555 to RAAF as A59-96.  Now on display at Queensland Air Museum, Coloundra QLD.
49556 to RAAF as A59-98 6/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
49557 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT889.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
49558 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT890.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945 as 6530.  W/o Nov 1945
49559 (VPB-149) w/o 11-Jan-45 Sand Isl, Midway.  Flew into water during night take-off.  1 killed
49562 (VPB-137) w/o 24-Feb-45.  Props hit water at low altitude, ditched off shore from Cebu Island
49563 (VPB-130) w/o 9-Feb-45.  Engine failure after take-off from Pitoe strip, Morotai and ditched in bay
49567 to French Aeronavale Sep 1945
49579 (MSN 237-6395) to New Zealand Jun 15, 1944 as NZ4633.  SOC Mar 1948
49580 (MSN 237-6396) to New Zealand Jun 15, 1944 as NZ4634.  To No. 1 Squadron. Crashed near the Aita River on Dec 20, 1944. 
The aircraft was supply dropping when it failed to climb out of a valley and stalled into a ridge.
49581 (MSN 237-6397) to New Zealand Aug 6, 1944 as NZ4639.  SOC Mar 1948
49582 (MSN 237-6398) to New Zealand Aug 6, 1944 as NZ4635.  SOC Mar 1948
49583 (MSN 237-6399) to New Zealand Jun 15, 1944 as NZ4636.  SOC Mar 1948
49584 (MSN 237-6400) to New Zealand Jun 15, 1944 as NZ4637.  SOC Mar 1948.
49585 (MSN 237=6401) to New Zealand Jun 15, 1944 as NZ4638.  Stored Jun 1946 and scrapped 1948.
49588 (VPB-146) w/o 20-Nov-44 during search.  Fuel exhaustion, ditched near Tabi Isl
49595 (VPB-137) w/o 20-Dec-44.  After combat mission, attacked by Army P-47s, ditched near Tarawa.
49606 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT891.  SOC Jul 20, 1945
49607 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT892.  DBR when flare ignited inside
aircraft during flight Sep 16, 1944.  Returned safely but SOC.
49608 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT893.  Missing from patrol mission Jul 24, 1944
49609 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT894.  SOC May 30, 1946
49610 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT895.  Transferred to SAAF Oct 1, 1945
49611 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT896.  Overshot landing at Gibraltar
while returning from leaflet raid over southern France
Aug 25, 1944 and ended up in sea.
49612 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT897.  SOC Jun 30, 1944
49613 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT898.  Ditched off Tarquinia after
engine failed Oct 28, 1944
49614 (VPB-149) missing 12-Mar-45 Borneo during search.
5 MIA.
49618 (VRF-3(ferry)) w/o 27-May-44 Palmdale.  Fire in 
air, crashed & burned; 3 killed.
49624 (VPB-137) w/o 18-Jan-45 Philippines.  During 
search mission, ditched due to bad weather in 
Ormoc Bay
49625 (VB-138,FAW-4) w/o 13-Aug-44.  After attack on 
Kurile Isl's, landed at Petropavloele, Russia and 
striken
49626 (MSN 6442) to civil registry as NL5055N first executive PV-1 conversion Jul 10, 1948.  To N435T
Converted to Howard Super Ventura 2-S Jan 20, 1961.  To N16777, N30606, N3524.  Reported impounded at 
Barranquilla, Colombia early in 1976 for drug smuggling and became derelict.  Cancelled Mar 4, 2011.
49627 (VPB-149) missing 22-Mar-45 in search from 
Philippines.  5 MIA
49629 (VJ-25/Experimental) w/o 19-Jun-45 Charlestown 
AAB, SC.  Cross country, gear collapsed on take-
off run, fire. SOC
49631 (VPB-149) w/o 12-Mar-45 on search mission.  Fuel 
exhaustion, ditched off coast of Cebu Island
49636 to French Aeronavale Nov 16, 1944
49639 (VPB-134) w/o 27-Nov-44 near Maeiso, Brazil.  
Crashed during glide bomb practice.  1 killed
49648 (VPB-131) w/o 7-Apr-45 Casco Cove, Attu,Ak.  
Stalled in turn during take-off & crashed.  6 killed
49652 (VPB-146) destroyed during Japanese air raid Nov 29, 1944
49657 to French Aeronavale

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