Navy Serial Number Search Results


BuNo Criteria: 49524
Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:36:28 2016
149487 ... 149646
Douglas A4D-2N Skyhawk 
MSN 12812/12971 (El Segundo numbers).  Redesignated A-4C in 1962.  Transfers to MASDC from www.amarcexperience.com
149488 (VA-112) crashed through elevator barrier and fell to hangar deck level.  Pilot ejected
before aircraft hit the elevator, but was lost into the sea.
149489 to MASDC as 3A0398 May 19, 1975
149490 shot down by AAA Aug 24, 1965.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
149492 to MASDC as 3A0435 Oct 28, 1975.
149493 to MASDC as 3A0445 Jan 13, 1975.  To Singapore AF
149494 (VA-216) bomb bell off during launch from USS Hancock, striking aircraft and causing fire Jul 8, 1966.
Pilot forced to eject, and was rescued by Navy helicopter.
149495 (VA-113) damaged by AAA over NVN but made it back to carrier and pilot ejected Apr 20, 1966 and was
rescued.
149497 converted to A-4L. To MASDC as 3A0505 Sep 2, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149498 to MASDC as 3A0436 Oct 30, 1975.  To Singapore for conversion to A-4SU with serial 991
149500 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0464 Jan 9, 1976.  Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Registered N218AT Jun 30, 2008.
149502 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0412 Sep 9, 1975.   (N219AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
149503 to MASDC as 3A0353 Feb 25, 1972.
149505 (MSN 12830) to Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM. Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  However, this
plane was seen on NATTC parking ramp at NAS Pensacola, FL Dec 27, 2004.
Noted Mar 2006 at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL
149506 converted to A-4L.  TO MASDC as 3A0422 Sep 17, 1975.
149507 (VA-22) destroyed by its own exploding bombs Apr 20, 1965.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
149508 converted to A-4L.  In 2007 was seen mouned on a pole at
Patriot Park, Covington, TN.
149509 (VA-94) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam May 10, 1967.  Pilot KIA.
149510 (VA-112) missing 43 mi From USS Forrestal Jan 11, 1966.  Pilot issued Mayday call, but was missing.
149514 to MASDC as 3A0343 Jul 14, 1971.  Converted to A-4Q and transferred to Argentina in 1975 as C-322.  In 2010 was
on display outside National Aeronautics Museum, Moron, Argentina.  
149515 (VA-94) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam Mar 21, 1966.  Pilot KIA.
149516 (MSN 12841) converted to A-4L.  To N402FS in Jan 1977.  Now in RNZAF Museum, Christchurch, NZ configured as A-4K NZ6207.
149518 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0478 Mar 24, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149520 to MASDC as 3A0450 Nov 26, 1975
149521 (VA-76) shot down by AAA 15 mi NNE of Haiphong, NVN Dec 22, 1965.  Pilot KIA.
149522 to MASDC as 3A0320 Mar 19, 1971.  To Singapore AF
149525 (VA-172) crashed off port bow into sea after bad catapult shot Sep 23, 1970.  Pilot ejected
and was recovered.
149526 to MASDC as 3A0371 Aug 23, 1973.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-303
149527 (VA-146) shot down by AAA 5 mi NW of Phu Dien Chau, Nghe An Province, NVN Feb 1, 1966.  Pilot KIA.
149528 (VA-216) shot down over North Vietnam Jun 17, 1966.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
149529 (VA-216) shot down over Laos Feb 14, 1969.  Pilot MIA.
149530 to MASDC a 3A0390 May 30, 1974.  To Singapore AF
149531 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0466 Jan 18, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149532 (MSN 12857) converted to A-4L.  Seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  Seen on NATTC parking ramp at NAS
Pensacola, FL Dec 27, 2004.  Noted Mar 2006 at National Museum of
Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.  To Castle Air Museum by Sep 2006
149536 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0489 May 26, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149537 (MSN 12862) to MASDC as 3A0391 Jun 4, 1974.  To Singapore for conversion to A-4SU with serial 970
149539 was at one time with VA-36.  Converted to A-4L
149540 (MSN 12865) converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0488 May 25, 1976.  (N220AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Noted Oct 2004 at Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ
149541 to MASDC as 3A0354 Feb 25, 1972.
149542 (VA-146) shot down by SAM over Haiphong, NVN Jul 9, 1967.  Pilot KIA.
149544 to MASDC as 3A0448 Nov 24, 1975.  To Singapore AF
149546 (VA-34) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam Nov 17, 1967.  Pilot ejected and made POW.
149547 to MASDC as 3A0419 Sep 13, 1975.  In 2010 was in storage at Yanks Air Museum, awaiting restoration.
By 2013 was at Planes of Fame, Chino, California.
149550 to MASDC as 3A0403 Aug 14, 1975.  (N224AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
149551 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0490 May 29, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149552 (VA-144) shot down by ground fire over Laos Feb 14, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149553 (VA-12) crashed into sea Aug 6, 1970.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149555 (MSN 12880) converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0456 Dec 10, 1975.  (N225AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Noted Oct 2004 at Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ
149556 converted to A-4L
149557 (VA-144) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam Feb 9, 1966. Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149560 (VA-144) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Dec 1, 1965.  Pilot KIA.
149562 (VA-94) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Dec 23, 1965.  Pilot captured and made POW.
149563 (MSN 12888) seen at Memphis NATTC Oct 21, 1975.  Seen on NATTC parking ramp at NAS Pensacola, FL Dec 27, 2004.
Noted Mar 2006 in restoration hangar at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL.
Noted Oct 2012 on display at Pensacola Regional Airport, Florida in Blue Angels color scheme.
149564 to MASDC as 3A0280 Oct 9, 1970.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-314.  Now on display at IV Brigada 
Aerea Museum, Mendoza, Argentina
149566 caught number 4 wire off center on landing and went over the port side and is suspended
by the wire.  Feb 12, 1969.  Pilot ejected from the aircraft but was killed upon impact with
the water.  Number 4 wire was cut and plane was set adrift.  Plane was sank by a destroyer.
149567 (VA-146) damaged by AAA near Vinh, Nghe An Province, NVN Jun 25, 1966.  Plane was able to fly out to
sea where pilot ejected and was rescued.
149569 converted to A-4L
149570 (VA-146) collided in midair with RF-8A 146879 over South China Sea off Lap An NW of Da Nang, SVN
Nov 13, 1964.  A-4C pilot ejected safely and was rescued by helicopter, but RF-8A pilot was killed.
149571 (VA-146) in operational accident over Gulf of Tonkin May 5, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149572 (VA-153) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Feb 11, 1965.  Pilot ejected and was recovered.
149573 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0424 Sep 19, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149574 (VA-153) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Jun 25, 1965.  Pilot KIA.
149575 (MSN 12900) to MASDC as 3A0355 Mar 6, 1972.  (N226AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Mpted
Oct 2004 at Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ
149576 (VA-153) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Jul 15, 1965.  Pilot ejected and was recovered.
149577 to MASDC as 3A0284 Oct 22, 1974.
149578 (VA-144) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Aug 5, 1964.  Pilot Lt JG Everett Alvarez ejected
and became POW.  First American POW of the Vietnam war, and held until 1973.
149579 converted to A-4L
149580 to MASDC as 3A0495 Jun 20, 1976
149581 to MASDC as 3A0314 Mar 3, 1971.  (N227AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
149583 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0455 Dec 7, 1975.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149584 To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149585 to MASDC as 3A0325 Apr 4, 1971.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-325
149587 (MSN 12912) to MASDC as 3A0481 Apr 24, 1976.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 915
149588 to MASDC as 3A0452 Dec 3, 1975.  To Singapore AF as A-4SU with serial 958
149590 (VA-34) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam Sep 18, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149591 (MSN 12916) converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0493 Jun 4, 1976.   Seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Noted Oct 2004 at Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ.  Registered N228AT
Jun 30, 2008
149593 converted to A-4L
149594 to MASDC as 3A0494 Jun 7, 1976
149595 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0304 Jan 27, 1971.  (N229AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Advertised for sale on raptoraviation in 2010.
149599 to MASDC 
149600 to MASDC as 3A0316 Mar 29, 1971.
149603 (VA-34) shot down by SAM over North Vietnam Jul 19, 1967.  Pilot ejected and made POW.
149604 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0500 Jul 9, 1976.  To Malaysian AF
149605 (MSN 12930) w/o with VMA-121 Jan 1975 due to unrepairable damage of unknown cause.
149606 to MASDC as 3A0345 Aug 16, 1971
149607 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0485 May 14, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149608 converted to A-4L.  to MASDC as 3A0470 Jan 28, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149612 (VA-216) lost in accident Mar 3, 1965.  Pilot killed.
149614 to MASDC as 3A0496 Jun 23, 1976.  To Singapore AF
149616 (VA-216) shot down over North Vietnam Jul 4, 1966.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149617 to MASDC as 3A0383 May 19, 1974.  To Singapore AF
149618 to MASDC as 3A0374 Sep 5, 1973.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-304
149619 (VA-15) shot down by AAA over North Vietnam Oct 4, 1967.  Pilot ejected and became POW.
149620 (MSN 12945) converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0486 May 22, 1976.  (N233AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.
Noted Oct 2004 at Marana North West RAP, Avra Valley, AZ.
149621 to MASDC
149623 converted to A-4L.  Now on display on USS Yorktown, Patriots Point, Charlestown, SC.
149624 was with VA-34
149625 (VA-216) lost in accident Dec 30, 1964.  Pilot killed.
149626 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0482 Apr 27, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149628 to MASDC a 3A0372 Aug 31, 1973.  To Singapore AF
149629 to MASDC as 3A0404 Aug 28, 1975.  To Singapore AF
149630 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0467 Jan 20, 1976.  To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149632 (VA-55) lost in accident Aug 2, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was recovered.
149633 converted to A-4L.  To MASDC as 3A0401 Aug 4, 1975. To Malaysia for conversion to A-4PTM, TA-4PTM.
149635 converted to A-4L.  On display at Mid American Air Museum, Liberal, KS
149636 to MASDC as 3A0338 May 27, 1971.  (N230AT) seen at DMI Aviation yard 8/28/2000.  Acquired by private user
and issued FAA registration N230AT on Jun 3, 2005.  Acquired by Yanks Air Museum, Chino, CA and on display
inside museum.
149638 to MASDC as 3A0394 Feb 18, 1975.
149639 (VA-195) shot down by AAA over NVN Apr 7, 1967.  Pilot ejected and was rescued.
149640 converted to A-4L
149641 (VA-22) list in accident Dec 27, 1966.  Pilot recovered.
149642 to MASDC as 3A0268 Aug 26, 1970.  To Argentina as A-4Q C-320
149645 to MASDC as 3A0393 Feb 13, 1975.
149646 converted to A-4L
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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