Navy Serial Number Search Results


BuNo Criteria: 8865
Data last updated: Sun Jan 19 19:27:27 2014
08798 ... 09047 (EXACT MATCH)
Grumman F6F-3 Hellcat
08825 (c/n A-212) became N4965V.  Crashed at Canby, OR Jun 12, 1977,
killing the pilot.
08894/08903 to Royal Navy as Hellcat I FN340/FN349
FN340 (08894) damaged tail when landing on HMS Ravager
Oct 22, 1943.  Aircraft DBR.
FN351 (08955) damaged as a result of incident at
Trincomalee Jul 14, 1945 when undercarriage failed
to lower fully.  Papers deposited Dec 11, 1945.
FN353 (08957) noted Mar 1946 on dump at Gosport
FN358 (08962) severely damaged during heavy landing on HMS
Emperor Apr 26, 1944 and SOC.  Remains jettisoned overboard.
08954/08963 to Royal Navy as Hellcat I FN350/FN359
09029/09038 to Royal Navy as Hellcat I FN360/FN369
FN362 (09031) SOC, last reported at Trincomalee
during 1945
FN366 (09035) hit by flak and long range tank set on fire
during anti-shipping sortie off Norwegian coast
Apr 26, 1944. Made controlled ditching near enemy
convoy.  Pilot rescued and became POW.
FN369 (9038) failed to return from sortie from HMS Indomitable
Oct 19, 1944.  Believed shot down by enemy fighter.
Pilot MIA, presumed killed.
98617 ... 99073
Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Cancelled contract
108226 ... 109272
Grumman F6F-5N Hellcat
contract cancelled
117729 ... 118928
General Motors TBM-4 Avenger
cancelled contract
128857 ... 128886
McDonnell F2H-2P Banshee
I have a reference (Withers) which has this as a F2H-2
128885 in 2009 was on static display in Howell Park, Baton Rouge, LA.
138823 ... 138898
Grumman F9F-8 Cougar
138830 to MASDC by Nov 1969
138876 seen in 2005 in Fred Weisbrod Aviation Museum, Pueblo, CO
138890 to TAF-9J
148823 ... 148882
North American T2J-1 
contract cancelled
18599 ... 19710
Curtiss SB2C-3 Helldiver
18603 (VSB, OUT 1) force landed in swamp near 
Jacksonville, FL airport 5/24/1945 and burned.
18620 and 18621 modified as XSB2C-6
18624 crashed at Oak Grove Air Field, New Bern, NC Feb 17, 1945.
18643 spun in on waveoff from USS Charger CVE-30 
in Chesapeake Bay 6/1/1944.
18670 (VB-80) surveyed at sea Feb 22, 1945.
18681 wing failed during dive pull out near NAS
Cecil Field 10/8/1945.  2 killed.
18698 (VB-80) lost Manila Nov 13, 1944.
18699 (VB-98) ditched during landing near carrier off
San Nicholas Island, CA 12/12/1943.
18729 spun in on takeoff Cecil Field 22/2/1945.
18756 (VB-80) lost Hainan Jan 16, 1945.
18766 spun in on landing at Branan Field 4/22/1945.
18817 (VB-80) surveyed Manila Nov 13, 1944
18877 (VB-80) surveyed at sea Jan 12, 1945.
18919 (VB100) hit barrier 6/6/1945, USS Saratoga
18967 destroyed on ground by crashing PB4Y-1 38766 Aug 9, 1944, Eniwetok.
18974 damged in fatal ground collision Aug 11, 1944 with NH-1 29489 at NAS Wildwood, NJ
19036 (VB-80) surveyed Manila Nov 13, 1944.
19075 at Chino, CA registered as N4250Y.  Noted spring 2004 at Yanks Air Museum,
Chino, CA awaiting restoration.
19084 force landed NAS Vero Beach 7/9/1945.
19143 dove in during practice NAS Cecil Field 
5/17/1945.  2 killed
19172 (VB-88) in runway collision 5/29/1945
19204 stalled in turn for landing NAS Kahalui 6/10/1945
19232 (VB-80) lost Formosa Jan 9, 1945.
19262 force landed after takeoff 8/29/45 NAAS Cecil Field.
19341 (VRF-2) force landed near Port Columbus, OH 6/12/1944
19426 mechanical failure 5/14/1945, Guam
19450 (VB-88) in midair near Medinilla Island, South
Pacific 5/31/1945.  2 killed
19454 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19486 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19488 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19491 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19492 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19495 lost due to unknown cause 6/20/1945, Guam
19499 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19502 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19503 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19505 (VB-80) lost Luzon Jan 7, 1945.
19510 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19513 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19514 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19516 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19517 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19518 hit barrier 7/15/1945 aboard CVE-60
19520 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19522 force landed in field near NAAS Cecil Field
7/5/1945
19529 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19557 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19565 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19626 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19635 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19637 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19640 (VB-99) in non-combat accident 6/9/1945, Saipan
19665 lost off deck of USS Altamaha (CVE-18) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
19671 ground looped on takeoff and burned 5/5/1945,
Meacham Field, TX.
158861 ... 158873
Lockheed S-3A Viking
c/n 394A-1009/1021 (or 3009/3021)
158861 (c/n 394A-1009) converted to S-3B.  To AMARC as 2S0075 Jan 3, 2005.  SOC Apr 20, 2005
158862 (394A-1010) converted to ES-3A.  To AMARC as 2S0042 May 25, 1999.
158863 (c/n 394A-1011) to MASDC May 25, 1978 as 2S0009.  Returned
to service and modified to S-3B.  Back to AMARC as 2S0057 Jun 22, 2004.  SOC Feb 28, 2005
158864 (c/n 394A-1012) to MASDC as 2S0012 Jun 29, 1978.  Returned
to service Mar 1, 1984.  Involved in fatal crash Nov 14, 1999.
158866 (c/n 394A-1014) to MASDC as 2S0005 Nov 18, 1977.  Returned
to service and modified as S-3B.  Back to AMARC 2S0078 Feb 7, 2005.  SOC Jul 27, 2005
158867 (c/n 394A-1015) to MASDC as 2S0004 Nov 18, 1977.  Returned
to service Feb 22, 1985.  Modified to S-3B.  Back to AMARC 2S0051 Oct 22, 2003
158868 (c/n 394A-1016) converted to US-3A.  To AMARC as 2S0032 Sep 21, 1995.  SOC Jan 8, 2003
158869 (c/n 394A-1017) to MASDC as 2S0011 Jun 10, 1978.  Returned
to service Aug 9, 1984.  Back to AMARC as 2S0026 Jan 29, 1992
158870 (c/n 394A-1018) to MASDC as 2S0001 Oct 17, 1977.  Returned
to service Sep 3, 1982.  Modified to S-3B. 
Back to AMARC as 2S0059 Jun 28, 2004.  SOC Feb 28, 2005
158871 (c/n 394A-1019) modified to S-3B.  SOC Apr 20, 2005
158872 (c/n 394A-1020) modifed to S-3B.  To AMARC as 2S0067 Nov 4, 2004.  SOC Apr 20, 2005
158873 (c/n 394A-1021) to MASDC 2S0010 May 25, 1978.  Returned to
service. May 10, 1982.  Modified as S-3B.  Back to AMARC as 2S0072 Dec 14, 2004.
SOC Apr 20, 2005. 
28059 ... 29213
Douglas SBD-5 Dauntless
c/n 3406/4560 
28060 (c/n 3407) spun in after pullout from bomb run near
NAS Corpus Christi, TX 11/27/1944.  Both
Crew killed.
28076 (c/n 3423) force landed after takeoff from NAS Deland,
FL 11/22/1944.  Pilot OK.
28116 (c/n 3463, CAU-32) crashed in Pacific 3/5/1945.
28118 (c/n 3465) lost 40 mi E of Ft Lauderdale, FL 3/6/1945.
2 crew missing.  I have this one also have
been involved in a wheels up landing 5/8/1945
Ft Lauderdale, FL.
28119 (c/n 3466) VJ-13) crashed into house on takeoff from
Moon Island, WA 8/14/1944.  2 crew injured.
28136 (c/n 3483, VN19D8) NAAS Chase Fld, Tx; 07.11/45: 
Solo; Stalled on wave-off, landing; Pilot OK
28162 (c/n 3509, VS-59) ditched 5/15/1945.  Crew OK.
28166 on display at Flying Leathernecks Aviation Museum.
28237 force-landed during bomb training NAS
Jacksonville, FL. 10/15/1944.  Crew injured.
28238 (VN19D8) 09/18/45; Mid-air with 36136 during sqd 
tactics; pilot killed
28268 (VJ-10) spun in while pulling target for AA and
crashed near NAS Whidbey Island, WA 12/22/1944.
2 crew killed.
28271 (VMF-452) wave-off MCAS EL Toro, CA and spun-
in on landing 12/06/1944.  Pilot killed.
28278 force landed in rough terrain FL 5/7/1945.
SOC.  Crew OK.
28355 collision with obstacle 5/20/1945 Kalalui Pool,
Maui, HI.  SOC.
28361 suffered fuel exhaustion during bomb practice
near NAAS Cecil Field, FL. 9/20/1944.  Crew
bailed out.
28378 (VMF-311 force-landed on Roi Island during
non-combat mission 8/18/1944.  Pilot OK.
28379 had mid-air during bomb practice 11/17/1944.
Pilot parachuted to safety.
28410 gear collapsed on landing Banning, CA 5/2/1945.
SOC.
28426 (VTB,OTU#1)ditched off Ft Lauderdale, FL  6/28/1945.  Crew OK.
28435 (c/n 3782) to New Zealand as NZ5066 in 1944.  Returned to USMC May 20, 1944.
28452 (c/n 3799) lost Apr 4, 1944 near Tanga Islands on flight from Henderson Field, Guadalcanal to Piva, Bougainville.
Had been taken from USMC stock as a replacement aircraft and was on delivery flight to 25 Squadron of
RNZAF at Piva when the pilot (the only crew member) got lost and bailed out over Japanese-held territory.
Pilot POW but died in prison camp May 1944.  Aircraft never received a NZ serial number, but had a temporary
ID of "176"
28486 spun in on landing at NAS Miami, FL 3/5/1945.  Pilot killed.
28459 (VMO-155) crashed on non-combat mission  12/10/1944.
29498 to civil registry as HC-AAH
28503 crashed during bomb practice near NAS Deland, FL 10/26/1944.  Crew killed.
28516 (c/n 3863) to New Zealand as NZ5060 in 1944.  Returned to USMC May 20, 1944
28526 (c/n 3873) to New Zealand as NZ5061 in 1944.  Returned to USMC May 20, 1944
28535 (c/n 3882) crashed at Piva, Bougainville Jun 3, 1944 with VMSB-236.
Pilot was killed, fate of rest ofcrew unknown.  By late 1960s was used by MGM Studios, Culver 
City, CA as wind machine.  Moved to The Air Museum, 
Ontario, CA.  Registered 1987 as N670AM.
28536 (c/n 3883) to New Zealand as NZ5062 in 1944.  Returned to
USMC May 20, 1944.  Was NX670AM by mid 1996.  Noted as 
NX670AM at Planes of Fame Jan 13, 2002.  
28537 (VC-24) suffered engine failure and ditched 3 mi off Kokohead, Oahu, Hawaii Oct 5, 1943.
28539 (VMSB-931) crashed on takeoff Galveston, TX and
sand 9/20/1944.  Both crew killed.
28549 crashed on takeoff NAS Jacksonville 11/19/1944.  Crew killed.
28554 in mid-air with 29179 during gunnery training near NAS Deland, FL 7/24/1944.  Pilot bailed
out, other crewman killed.
28557 A&R (assembly & repair); NAS Corpus Christi, TX; 07/24/45
28579 crashed South West Pacific 2/14/1945.
28637 (VMSB-944) had engine failure off Camp Lejeune, NJ 10/10/1944.  Crew bailed out.
28654 (VS-34) in midair fire near Arapahoo, NC 9/11/1944.  Pilot killed.
28655 hit water on pullout from bomb run near NAS Deland, FL.  Crew killed.  Date??
28659 wheels-up landing at Naval Proving Grounds, Dahlgren, Va 10/05/1944.  Pilot OK.
28675 (VS-69) ditched at sea off Oahu, HI 7/11/1944.  Crew OK
28684 suffered fuel exhaustion during familiarization flight near NAS Deland, FL 11/18/1944 and force-
landed.  Pilot OK.
28720 (VN19DA) ground looped on landing at NAAS Chase Field, TX 7/6/1945.  Crew OK.
28752 crashed on night navigation flight from NAS Jacksonville, FL 7/18/1944.  2 crew killed.
28753 no pullout from dive bomb run near Black Creek Target 9/05/1944.  Both crew killed.
28754 spun in 4 mi SSE of Catheart, VA 1/10/1945.
2 crew killed.
28774 (MAG-92) ran out of fuel near Batesville, Ark.
and pilot bailed out 12/23/1944.
28796 spun in while landing at NAAS Cecil Field, FL
12/10/1944.  Pilot killed.
28804 in hard landing on USS Sable, Lake Michigan
12/15/1944.  Pilot OK
28812 (VMF-224) ditched 1/15/1945.  2 crew OK.
28830	converted to XSBD-6
28850 crashed near Watsonville, CA Jan 14, 1944, killing the
two crew members.  A work crew unearthed the wreckage
Jul 11, 2007.  
28890 (VS-53) in wheels-up landing NAS Barbers Pt,
Hawaii 4/29/1945.  SOC.  Crew OK.
28893 in mid-air during glide bombing training off NAS
Miami, FL 8/01/1944.  2 crew bailed out.
28898 (VS-28) ditched at sea due to bad weather near
Amchitka, AK 9/28/1944..  2 crew killed.
28908 stalled landing NAAS Cuddihy Field, TX 10/16/1944.
Pilot suffered minor injuries.
28917 (MAG-37) in wheels-up landing 12/16/1944.
Pilot OK
28943 pilot bailed out due to bad weather near St. 
Augustine, FL 8/19/1944.  
28945 crash-landed at NAS Deland, FL 8/26/1944 after 
engine fire on takeoff.  Pilot killed.
28950 crashed in bad weather near Beecher City, IL on
ferry flight 5/25/1945.  Both crew killed.
28954 ditched after takeoff Guadalcanal CVE-60 
1/24/1944.  Pilot OK.
28972 in hard landing on Guadalcanal CVE-60 and hit
barrier 1/18/1945.  Pilot OK.
28990 in hard landing on USS Sable 9/29/1944.  Pilot OK
29002 in mid-air during gunnery near NAS Miami, FL
8/28/1944.  2 crew killed.
29008 stalled after takeoff from NAS Deland 7/18/1944.
Two crew OK
29018 crashed in Wagner Canyon, CA Sep 15, 1943
29021 (VMSB-236) crashed due to pilot error during
combat mission 7/26/1944, Munda
29029 crashed and burned in Aliso Canyon, CA 1944, killing pilot.
29036 (VS-35) spun in on training flight 8/3/1944.
2 crew killed.
29046 (VN8D8) force landed near NAAS Saulfey Field 
5/9/1945. SOC
29059 stalled during slow takeoff and crashed NAS Deland,
FL 9/04/1944.  Pilot killed.
29073 (VS-51) ditched Sandan Defense Area 9/17/1944.
Pilot suffered minor injuries.
29096 (VMSB-241) undershot landing 9/26/1944.  Crew OK
29101 (VN9D8) force landed near Corpus Christi, TX on
ferry flight 6/7/1945.  Crew OK.
29124 crashed into Turnbull Bay near New Smyrna Field,
FL 8/16/1944.  Pilot killed.
29179 in mid-air with 28554 during gunnery training
near NAS Deland, FL 7/24/1944.  Both crew killed.
29198 in high-speed stall after pull out during test
flight near NAAS Cecil Field, FL 9/25/1944.
Both crew killed.
29201 in midair with 36215 near NAS Deland, FL. 12/18/1944.
Pilot killed
29206 stalled on landing and crashed NAAS Branan Field,
FL 11/20/1944.  Pilot suffered minor injuries.
38733 ... 38979
Consolidated PB4Y-1 Liberator
Consolidated B-24Js delivered to USN.
38733 ex USAAF 44-40215
38734 ex USAAF 44-20216
38735 ex USAAF 44-20217
38736 ex USAAF 44-20218
38737 ex USAAF 44-20219.  Lost with VPB-117 Mindoro Apr 30, 1945.
38738 ex USAAF 44-20220
38739 (VB-117, ex USAAF 44-20221) overshot landing Camp Kearney, CA
8/9/1944.  SOC, no fatalities.
38740 ex USAAF 44-40222
38741 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-40223) ditched after engine failure near
Bilianan Island, Philippines 2/17/1945.  No fatalities.
38742 ex USAAF 44-40254
38743 ex USAAF 44-40255
38744 ex USAAF 44-40256
38745 (44-40257, VPB-117) lost Jul 31, 1945.
38746 ex USAAF 44-40258
38747 ex USAAF 44-40259
38748 ex USAAF 44-40260
38749 ex USAAF 44-40261
38750 ex USAAF 44-40262
38751 ex USAAF 44-40263
38752 ex USAAF 44-40304
38753 (VB-110, ex USAAF 44-40305) flew into mountain Breconshire, Mid Wales, Moel Fiety,
UK 8/24/1944.  6 killed.
38754 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40306) crashed on landing when brakes
locked up 1/7/1945 Philippines.  2 killed
38755 ex USAAF 44-40307
38756 ex USAAF 44-40308
38757 ex USAAF 44-40309
38758 ex USAAF 44-40310
38759 ex USAAF 44-40311
38760 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-40312) hit by AAA and ditched at night
11/12/1944, Tinian, South Pacific.  5
killed, 5 injured.
38761 ex USAAF 44-40313
38762 ex USAAF 44-40344
38763 ex USAAF 44-40345
38764 ex USAAF 44-40346
38765 (VB-4, ex USAAF 44-40347) missing on radar bombing training flight out of NAS Jacksonville
over Bahamas, BWI Mar 10, 1945.  14 missing.  Last known position
was 60 mi W of Paw Paw Rocks, Bahamas.
38766 (VB-116, ex USAAF 44-40348) swerved off runway on takeoff
from NAB Eniwetok, South Pacific and
crashed into parked aircraft while carrying
nine 500-lb bombs, destroying 106 naval
aircraft 8/9/1944.  9 killed, 2 injured.
38767 ex USAAF 44-40349
38768 ex USAAF 44-40350
38769 (VB-116, ex USAAF 44-40351) ditched due to engine failure off
Maui, HI 6/24/1944.  All crew rescued.
38770 ex USAAF 44-40352
38771 ex USAAF 44-40353
38772 ex USAAF 44-40384
38773 ex USAAF 44-40385
38774 ex USAAF 44-40386.  Lost with VPB-104 near Leyte Gulf Nov 11, 1944.
38775 ex USAAF 44-40387
38776 ex USAAF 44-40388
38777 ex USAAF 44-40389.  Registered as C-87 to California Atlantic Airways as
N66569, then in Jan 1952 to Boliviana de Aviacion of La Pas as CB-89.
Registered CP-589.  W/o at SDanta Rosa de Yacuma Sep 17, 1961.
38778 ex USAAF 44-40390
38779 (ex USAAF 44-40391) to civil registry as CB-89
38780 ex USAAF 44-40392
38781 ex USAAF 44-40393
38782 ex USAAF 42-78271
38783 ex USAAF 44-40445
38784 (VPB-103, ex USAAF 44-40446) overshot landing at Devon
Dunkeswell, UK 12/27/1944.  SOC
38785 ex USAAF 44-40447
38786 ex USAAF 44-40448
38787 ex USAAF 44-40449
38788 ex USAAF 44-40450
38789 ex USAAF 44-40451
38790 ex USAAF 44-40452
38791 ex USAAF 44-40453
38792 ex USAAF 44-40504
38793 (VB-4, ex USAAF 44-40505) in wheels-up landing 1/17/1946 NAAS
Whiting Field, FL.  SOC, no fatalities.
38794 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40506) lost on combat mission out of
Clark Field, Luzon May 13, 1945
38795 ex USAAF 44-40507.  SOC Dec 31, 1944 due to enemy action.
38796 ex USAAF 44-40508
38797 ex USAAF 44-40509
38798 (VPB-105, ex USAAF 44-40510) overshot landing after aborted takeoff 11/12/1944.
38799 (FAW-5, ex USAAF 44-40511) ditched at sea off Clifden, Irish Republic Sep 14, 1944 after ran out of fuel
on flight from Goose Bay to Meeks Field, Iceland.  Crew must have gotten very lost!  5 survivors
made landfall by rubber boat.  5 MIA.
38800 ex USAAF 44-40512
38801 ex USAAF 44-40513
38802 ex USAAF 44-40574
38803 ex USAAF 44-40575
38804 ex USAAF 44-40576
38805 ex USAAF 44-40577
38806 ex USAAF 44-40578
38807 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40579) lost engine on takeoff and crashed
into sea 1/24/1945 Philippines.  5 killed.
38808 ex USAAF 44-40580
38809 ex USAAF 44-40581
38810 ex USAAF 44-40582
38811 (VPB-105, ex USAAF 44-40583) undershot landing and hit hedgerow
3/29/1945.  SOC.
38812 ex USAAF 44-40634
38813 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40635) ditched during combat patrol off Philippines
Jan 2, 1945.  All ll crew OK.
38814 ex USAAF 44-40636.  SOC Jan 31, 1945 due to enemy action.
38815 (VF-5, ex USAAF 44-40637) wingtip hit hill on takeoff and crashed
Tinian, South Pacific 3/6/1945.  No fatalities, but
damaged beyond repair.
38816 ex USAAF 44-40638
38817 ex USAAF 44-40639
38818 ex USAAF 44-40640
38819 ex USAAF 44-40641
38820 ex USAAF 44-40642
38821 ex USAAF 44-40643
38822 ex USAAF 44-40694
38823 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-40695) in collision with another aircraft while not in flight Leyte, South Pacific 
12/5/1944.
38824 ex USAAF 44-40696
38825 ex USAAF 44-40697
38826 ex USAAF 44-40698
38827 ex USAAF 44-40699
38828 ex USAAF 44-40700
38829 ex USAAF 44-40701
38830 ex USAAF 44-40702
38831 ex USAAF 44-40703
38832 ex USAAF 44-40764
38833 ex USAAF 44-40765
38834 ex USAAF 44-40766
38835 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40767) crash landed Hilo, Hawaii Oct 18. 1944.  No injuries.
38836 ex USAAF 44-40768
38837 ex USAAF 44-40769
38838 (VPB-110, ex USAAF 44-40770) overshot landing at Devon Dunkeswell, UK 3/4/1945.  SOC
38839 ex USAAF 44-40771
38840 ex USAAF 44-40772
38841 ex USAAF 44-40773
38842 ex USAAF 44-40834
38843 (VPB-102, ex USAAF 44-40835) crashed at sea due to engine failure Iwo Jima, South Pacific 5/23/1945.
12 killed.
38844 ex USAAF 44-40836
38845 ex USAAF 44-40837
38846 ex USAAF 44-40838
38847 ex USAAF 44-40839
38848 ex USAAF 44-40840
38849 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-40841) collided with obstacle 12/30/1944, Leyte, South Pacific
38850 ex USAAF 44-40842
38851 ex USAAF 44-40843
38852 (ex USAAF 44-40904, VPB-117) lost July 31, 1945.
38853 ex USAAF 44-40905.  SOC Jan 18, 1946.
38854 ex USAAF 44-40906
38855 ex USAAF 44-40907
38856 ex USAAF 44-40908
38857 ex USAAF 44-40909
38858 ex USAAF 44-40910
38859 ex USAAF 44-40911
38860 ex USAAF 44-40912
38861 (ex USAAF 44-40913, VPB-117) lost 6/30/1945
38862 ex USAAF 44-40968
38863 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-40969) hit tree while strafing train 
Philippines 5/14/1945.  Landed OK, but SOC.
38864 ex USAAF 44-40970
38865 ex USAAF 44-40971
38866 ex USAAF 44-40972
38867 ex USAAF 44-41034
38868 ex USAAF 44-41035
38869 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-41036) ditched due to fuel exhaustion 
5/13/1944, Philippines.  Crew rescued.
38870 (VPB-10, ex USAAF 44-41037) in emergency landing Philippines
5/13/1945.  Prop came off and hit cockpit.
One serious injury.  SOC.
38871 ex USAAF 44-41038
38872 ex USAAF 44-41100
38873 (VPB-116, ex USAAF 44-41101) crashed on non-combat mission
4/4/1945 Tinian, South Pacific.
38874 ex USAAF 44-41102
38875 ex USAAF 44-41103
38876 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-41104) missing on patrol near Leyte
1/11/1945.  Found by natives on Panay.
11 killed.
38877 ex USAAF 44-41166
38878 ex USAAF 44-41167
38879 ex USAAF 44-41168
38880 ex USAAF 44-41169
38881 ex USAAF 44-41170
38882 (ex USAAF 44-41239, VPB-117) crashed on combat mission 7/4/1945,
Philippines.  SOC, no fatalities.
38883 ex USAAF 44-41240
38884 ex USAAF 44-41241
38885 ex USAAF 44-41242
38886 ex USAAF 44-41243
38887 ex USAAF 44-41244
38888 ex USAAF 44-41245
38889 ex USAAF 44-41246
38890 (FAW-17, ex USAAF 44-41247) crashed in deep water 5/19/1945.  No fatalities.
38891 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-41248) crashed 2/23/1945, Philippines after
forced landing. No fatalities, but SOC.
38892 ex USAAF 44-41279
38893 (VPB-123, ex USAAF 44-41280) lost power on all engines in bad
weather and ditched off Oahu, HI 4/6/1945.
2 killed, 4 injured.
38894 ex USAAF 44-41281
38895 ex USAAF 44-41282
38896 (VPB-111, ex USAAF 44-41283) crash landing 4/18/1945.  11 killed.
38897 ex USAAF 44-41284
38898 ex USAAF 44-41285
38899 ex USAAF 44-41286
38900 (VPB-111, ex USAAF 44-41287) crashed on takeoff, South Pacific 1/10/1945.  No injuries.
Also reported as being lost on patrol with VPB-111 Feb 5, 1945.  
38901 ex USAAF 44-41288
38902 ex USAAF 44-41297
38903 ex USAAF 44-41298
38904 ex USAAF 44-41299
38905 ex USAAF 44-41300
38906 ex USAAF 44-41301
38907 (ex USAAF 44-41302, VPB-117) lost Jul 1, 1945.
38908 ex USAAF 44-41303
38909 ex USAAF 44-41304
38910 ex USAAF 44-41305
38911 ex USAAF 44-41306
38912 ex USAAF 44-41307
38913 ex USAAF 44-41308
38914 (VPB-116, ex USAAF 44-41319) hit coral boulder on takeoff run and
force-landed 1/12/1945 Tinian, South Pacific. SOC
38915 ex USAAF 44-41320
38916 ex USAAF 44-41321
38917 ex USAAF 44-41322
38918 ex USAAF 44-41323
38919 ex USAAF 44-41324
38920 ex USAAF 44-41325
38921 ex USAAF 44-41326
38922 ex USAAF 44-41327
38923 ex USAAF 44-41328
38924 ex USAAF 44-41359
38925 ex USAAF 44-41360
38926 ex USAAF 44-41361
38927 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-41362) in ground collision 12/12/1944 Leyte, South Pacific.
38928 ex USAAF 44-41363
38929 ex USAAF 44-41364
38930 ex USAAF 44-41365
38931 ex USAAF 44-41366
38932 ex USAAF 44-41367
38933 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-41368) while landing at Clark Field,
Luzon collided on runway with PB4Y-2 59429 Mar 1, 1945.  SOC
38934 (VPB-117, ex USAAF 44-41406) hit tree on takeoff and crashed into
ocean SE of Mindoro, South Pacific 6/22/1945.  11 killed.
38935 ex USAAF 44-41407
38936 ex USAAF 44-41408
38937 ex USAAF 44-41409
38938 ex USAAF 44-41410
38939 ex USAAF 44-41411
38940 ex USAAF 44-41412
38941 ex USAAF 44-41413
38942 ex USAAF 44-41414
38943 ex USAAF 44-41415
38944 ex USAAF 44-41416
38945 (VPB-111, ex USAAF 44-41484) crashed in bad weather on combat
mission 7/5/1945, Philippines.  No fatalities.
38946 (ex USAAF 44-41485, VPB-117) lost July 31, 1945.
38947 (VPB-105, ex USAAF 44-41486) crashed into Beacon Hill, Sidmouth while attempting
landing at Exeter Airport, UK 1/3/1945.  6 killed, 4 injured.
38948 ex USAAF 44-41487.  SOC Jul 31, 1945 due to non-airborne fire Jul 18, 1945 
at Dunkeswell.
38949 ex USAAF 44-41488
38950 ex USAAF 44-41489
38951 ex USAAF 44-41490
38952 ex USAAF 44-41491
38953 ex USAAF 44-41492
38954 ex USAAF 44-41493
38955 ex USAAF 44-41519
38956 ex USAAF 44-41520
38957 ex USAAF 44-41521
38958 ex USAAF 44-41522
38959 ex USAAF 44-41523
38960 ex USAAF 44-41524
38961 ex USAAF 44-41525
38962 ex USAAF 44-41526
38963 ex USAAF 44-41527
38964 ex USAAF 44-41528
38965 ex USAAF 44-41554
38966 (ex USAAF 44-41555) life raft fouled stabilizer and elevators and
dove in near Ft Monrow, VA 11/7/1944.  12
killed.
38967 ex USAAF 44-41556
38968 ex USAAF 44-41557
38969 ex USAAF 44-41558
38970 ex USAAF 44-41559
38971 ex USAAF 44-41560
38972 (VPB-104, ex USAAF 44-41561) crashed at sea, Tacloban, Philippines Jan 24, 1945.
38973 ex USAAF 44-41562
38974 ex USAAF 44-41563
38975 ex USAAF 44-41564
38976 (VPB-111, ex USAAF 44-41565) crashed on takeoff roll and  burned
Puerata Princessa, Philippines Jun 20, 1945.  7 killed.
38977 ex USAAF 44-41566
38978 ex USAAF 44-41567
38979 ex USAAF 44-41568
48652 ... 48939
Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
c/n 237-5888/6175.
48652 (VPB-146) destroyed during Japanese air raid Nov 29, 1944
48654 (c/n 237-5890) to Brazilian AF as 2058.  Now at Museu Aeroespacial,
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.  Was on US civil registry as N165H at some point.
48655 (/cn 237-5801) on civil registry as N1514S
48659 to New Zealand as NZ4546
48660 to New Zealand as NZ4547
48661 to New Zealand as NZ4548
48662 to New Zealand as NZ4549
48663 to New Zealand as NZ4550
48664 to New Zealand as NZ4551
48665 to New Zealand as NZ4552
48666 to New Zealand as NZ4553
48667 to New Zealand as NZ4554
48668 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS898.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48669 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS899.  Missing from night navigation exercise Oct 6, 1944
48670 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS900.  Wrecked when swing on takeoff and
undercarriage collapsed, Belem, Brazil Jan 29, 1944
48671 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS901.  SOC Jun 26, 1947
48672 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS902.  Crashed after being abandoned by crew
30 mi SW of Debra, Sudan Jan 18, 1945 after running out of fuel
48673 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS903.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48674 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS904.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48675 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS905.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48676 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS906.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48677 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS907.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48678 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS908.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48679 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS909.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945
48680 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS910.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48681 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS911.  SOC Jul 19, 1945
48682 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS912.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48683 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS913.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48684 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS914.  SOC Jun 24, 1945
48685 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS915.  Lost Sep 13, 1944
48686 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS916.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48687 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS917.  SOC Apr 30, 1945  
48698 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS918.  Stalled in circuit and crashed
1 mi S oF Keiss, Scotland Aug 31, 1944
48699 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS919.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48700 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS920.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48701 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS921.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48702 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS922.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48703 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS923.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service.  To civil
registry as N139W and converted to Howard 500 with c/n 500-115, then
to N86W, N44HH and cancelled Dec 1977
48704 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS924.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48705 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS925.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48706 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS926.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48707 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS927.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48708 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS928.  SOC Jun 24, 1945
48709 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS929.  SOC Mar 14, 1945
48710 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS930.  Transferred to SAAF Oct 1, 1945
48711 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS931.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48712 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS932.  SOC Jun 24, 1945
48713 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS933.  Crashed on takeoff, La Senia Jul 26, 1944
48714 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS934.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48715 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS935.  Missing from convoy escort
mission Jul 13, 1944
48716 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS936.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48717 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS937.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48718 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS938.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48719 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS939.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48720 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS940.  SOC May 20, 1947
48721 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS941.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48722 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS942.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service.  To
civil registry as N130P and converted to Howard 500 with c/n 500-114.
48723 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS943.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48724 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS944.  SOC Jul 20, 1945
48725 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS945.  SOC Apr 14, 1945
48726 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS946.  SOC May 14, 1947
48727 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS947.  SOC Mar 10, 1949
48728 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS948.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48729 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS949.  SOC Jan 25, 1945
48730 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS950.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48731 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS951.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48732 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS952.  SOC Jul 20, 1945
48733 (VB-135) w/o 5-May-44 Attu,Ak.  Missing on patrol.  
6 MIA
48738 (VB-131) w/o 5-Jan-44 Surinan.  Crashed after 
take-off, loaded with 11 bombs.  6 killed
48744 (VB-147) w/o 27-Dec-43 Rockaway Inlet,NY.  Crashed 
& exploded.  5 killed.'
48747 (VPB-130) ditched Mar 22, 1945 near Borneo and Tawi Tawi.
48748 to RAAF as A59-65 1/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
48749 to RAAF as A59-64 1/1944. Sold 9/6/1949.
48750 to RAAF as A59-66 1/1944.  Damaged beyond repair
during landing at Camden NSW 8/21/1944.
48754 (c/n 5990) on civil registry as N51190.
48763 to New Zealand as NZ4555
48764 to New Zealand as NZ4556
48765 to New Zealand as NZ4557
48766 to New Zealand as NZ4558
48767 to New Zealand as NZ4559
48768 to New Zealand as NZ4560
48769 to New Zealand as NZ4561
48770 to New Zealand as NZ4563
48771 to New Zealand as NZ4562
48772 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS953.  Transferred to SAAF Nov 2, 1945
48773 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS954.  Ditched in Atlantic Ocean following
engine failure
48774 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS955.  Wrecked Jan 4, 1944 when skidded
off runway and undercarriage collapsed, Georgetown, British
Guiana Jan 4, 1944
48775 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS956.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945
48776 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS957.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48777 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS958.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48778 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS959.  DBR Jul 30, 1944
48779 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS960.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48780 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS961.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48783 (NACTS) w/o 24-Jun-46 NAAS Chincoteague, Va.  Lost 
engine on take-off & crashed  3 killed.
48784 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS962.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48785 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS963.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48786 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS964.  SOC Jun 16, 1944
48787 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS965.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48788 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS966.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48789 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS967.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48790 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS968.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48791 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS969.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48792 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS970.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48793 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS971.  Destroyed by fire after swung on takeoff
and undercarriage collapsed, Belem Jan 29, 1944
48794 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS972.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48795 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS973.  Sold for scrap Sep 3, 1947
48796 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS974.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48797 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS975.  Transferred to SAAF Jan 25, 1945
48798 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS976.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48799 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS977.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48800 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS978.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48801 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS979.  Wrecked when skidded off runway while
landing and struck Ventura JT873 (ex 49480) at Tarquinia Oct 30, 1944
48802 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS980.  Overturned in forced landing at Sorati Landing
Ground Aug 25, 1944 after engine failed.
48803 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS981.  Wrecked when undercarriage collapsed on
landing, Ikeja Jun 3, 1944.
48804 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS982.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48809 (VPB-146) ran into thunderhead.  Surved at Canton Jun 9, 1944.
48810 (VPB-146) crashed on patrol mission Oct 28, 1944.  Crew MIA
48813 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS983.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48814 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JS984.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48815 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT800.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48816 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT801.  Missing during ferry flight from Zanderey to
Belem Jan 17, 1944.  Wreckage eventually found 100 mi SE of Amapa
48817 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT802.  Crashed on takeoff at Takoradi Feb 16, 1944
48818 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT803.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48819 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT804.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48820 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT805.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48821 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT806.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48822 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT807.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48823 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT808.  Diverted to SAAF, no RAF service
48824 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT809.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48825 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT810.  SOC Mar 25, 1946
48826 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT811.  SOC Jun 26, 1947
48827 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT812.  Wrecked when bellylanded on approach to
Bone Apr 21, 1945 after both engines failed
48828 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT813.  SOC Jun 14, 1945
48829 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT814.  Missing from navigation exercise Jan 9, 1945
48830 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT815.  SOC Mar 29, 1945
48831 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT816.  Spun into ground while in circuit at
Tarquinia Nov 16, 1944.
48832 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT817.  SOC Oct 31, 1946
48833 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT818.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48834 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT819.  Crashed while on patrol 15 mi N of 
Cap de Fer, Algeria May 30, 1944
48835 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT820.  DBR when swung on takeoff at Alghero
Aug 12, 1944
48836 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT821.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48837 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT822.  DBR when overshot landing at Takoradi
Aug 12, 1944
48838 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT823.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48839 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT824.  SOC Jun 27, 1946
48840 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT825.  Crashed on takeoff at Alghero Aug 11, 1944
48841 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT826.  SOC Aug 31, 1944
48842 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT827.  Missing from anti-shipping sweep off
Italian coast Sep 1, 1944.
48843 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT828.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48844 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT829.  Caught fire on approach and burned out
after landing at Heliopolis Oct 11, 1945
48845 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT830.  SOC Mar 27, 1947
48846 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT831.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48847 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT832.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48848 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT833.  Missing from anti-shipping
sweep of southern coast of France Aug 18, 1944
48849 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT834.  SOC Sep 26, 1946
48850 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT835.  SOC Mar 14, 1946
48851 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT836.  Missing Jul 16, 1944
48852 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT837.  SOC Apr 11, 1946
48853 to RAF as Ventura GR.V JT838.  Missing from mission to Rhodes Jun 30, 1944
48854 to RAAF as A59-67 2/1944.  Belly landed at
RAAF Richmond.  In storage at Point Cook awaiting
restoration.
48855 to RAAF as A59-68 2/1944.  
48856 to New Zealand as NZ4564
48857 to New Zealand as NZ4565
48858 to New Zealand as NZ4566
48859 to New Zealand as NZ4567
48860 to New Zealand as NZ4568
48869 (VPB-132) crashed on takeoff Nov 11, 1944.  3 killed, 2 survived.
48871 used by NACA for tests
48877 destroyed on ground Dec 26, 1944 during bombing strike on South field of Tinian.
48889 (VB-135) w/o 23-May-44 NAS Attu,Ak.  Flew into 
water on take off & exploded.  6 killed
48884 (VPB-145) w/o 24-Mar-45 NAS Brunswick,Ma.  
Undershot landing by 450yds, fuel exhaustion.  SOC
48891 (VPB-136) w/o 18-Mar-45 on ferry flight.  Ditched 
off Kodiak Island.
48897 (VPB-146) damaged during Japanese air raid Nov 7, 1944.
48898 to RAAF as A59-71 2/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
48899 to RAAF as A59-69 2/1944.  Sold 9/6/1949.
48900 to RAAF as A59-72 2/1944.  Damaged beyond repair
on takeoff at Balikpapan 22/15/1945.  Converted to
components.
48901 to RAAF as A59-70 2/1944.  On 1/15/1945, damaged
by enemy gunfire diring attack on Bima Harbor.
Returned safely to Gove.  Navigator was E. G. Whitlam,
later Prime Minister of Australia.  Aircraft
abandoned and destroyed.
48902 to New Zealand as NZ4570
48903 to New Zealand as NZ4575
48904 to New Zealand as NZ4569
48905 to New Zealand as NZ4571
48907 (VB-127) w/o 9-May-44 off Natal, Brazil.  Ditched
48909 (VB-135) w/o 24-Jul-44.  Battle damage after 
sinking picket boat,ditched.  2 missing
48910: (VB-135) w/o 16-Jun-44 Attu,Ak.  Force landed 
after bomb mission in Neutral Territory
48923 (FAW-8) w/o 13-Jun-44;Attu,Ak;Fuel exhaustion 
during combat mission, ditched
48934 (VB-135) missing 13-May-44, Ak after bomb mission.  
6 MIA.
48937 (VB-135) missing 27-Apr-44;Adak,Ak.  7 crew MIA
48938 (VB-135) based in Attu, Ak crashed in Neutral 
Territory 19 Jun 1944, 5 killed
58000 ... 58999
Grumman F6F-5 Hellcat
58085 (VF-8, USS Bunker Hill) damaged by explosion from its own bombs and crashed
into water Oct 12, 1944.  Pilot killed.
58129 (VF-86, USS Prince William) in bad carrier landing, went over side Nov 14, 1944.
Pilot rescued.
58143 (VF-80) crashed NE of Marshall Islands during mock rocket attack on towed spar
Oct 14, 1944.  Pilot killed.
58187 (VF-80) failed to return from missin to Formosa Jan 9, 1945
58220/58232 to Royal Navy as Hellcat II JV222/JV234
58225 (JV227) shot down in flames while attacking shore
battery Oct 27 1944.  Pilot bailed and was rescued
by Walrus amphibian.
58243 (VF-90) disintegrated in midair during rocket firing practice south of Guam
Oct 28, 1944.  Pilot killed.
58254 (ConFlightRon 18, USS Intrepid) lost at sea along with 41621 from USS Independence
while returning from mission near Luzon, Philippines Oct 19, 1944.  Encountered a severe
storm and were waved off and instructed to circle.  58254 radioed that 41621 was
with him and that they were making a water landing.  Both aircraft and pilots never
seen again.
58262 (VF-22) lost off deck of USS Cowpens (CVL-25) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58316 (VF-80) DBR on landing Jan 9, 1945.  Jettisoned overboard
58323 (VF-80) lost Luzon Jan 7, 1945.
58330 (VF-80) lost Manila Nov 5, 1945
58332 (VF-800 lost at sea Nov 25, 1944.
58471 (VF-20) lost in raid on Yap Island Sep 6, 1944.
58506 (CV-17, USS Bunker Hill) damaged beyond repair during carrier landing Oct 12, 1944
and jettisoned offside.  Pilot survived, but another pilot on deck was killed.
58517 (VF-45) lost off deck of USS San Jacinto (CVL-30) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58540 (VF-20) shot down by AA during fighter sweep over Clark Air Field area,
Luzon Dec 14, 1944.  Pilot killed.
58590 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58605 (F6F-5N) in takeoff accident Sept 8, 1945 NAS Vero Beach, FL.
58627 (VF-80) surveyed Manila Nov 13, 1944.
58633 (VF-28) lost off deck of USS Monterey (CVL-26) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58644 by mid-1996 was with Planes of Fame (East), Minneapolis as NX4964W.
58647 (VMF-214) spun out during pullout during rocket practice MCAS El Centro, CA.
9/12/1945.  Pilot killed
58673 (VF-80) lost Nov 25, 1944 at sea on launch.
58674 lost off deck of USS Cape Esperance (CVE-88) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58675 (VF-20) crashed on Yap Island Sep 6, 1944 during attack on Japanese radio station.
58715 (VF-20) lost in attack on Yap Island Sep 6, 1944.
58733/58795 to Royal Navy as Hellcat II JV235/JV297
58750 (JV252) bounced while landing on HMS Ruler Dec 27, 1944
and struck another (unidentified) Hellcat. Both caught
fire and fell over side into sea.  Pilot rescued.
58752 (JV254) drifted to port and crashed into runway while
landing at RNAS Ballyherbert, Northern Ireland Dec 17, 1944.
Pilot unhurt but aircraft DBR.
58756 (JV258) made heavy landing on specified carrier May 15, 1945,
hook broke off, aircraft went throughgh barrier and struck
unidentified Hellcat, both aircraft went over side into
sea.  Pilot rescued.
58761 (JV263) failed to return from attack on shipping off
Leros Oct 3, 1944.  Pilot MIA
58762 (JV264) ditched in bad weather Sep 11, 1945.  Pilot rescued.
58765 (JV267) took off from HMS Ruler May 10, 1945 with flaps
retraced and prop in coarse pitch, stalled, and fell into
sea.  Pilot rescued.
58782 (JV284) shot down by flak while attacking Hirara
and Ishigaki airfields, Sakishima Gunto May 12, 1945.
Pilot KIA.
58783 (JV285) stalled on takeoff from HMS Ruler May 15, 1945
and fell into sea.
58794 (JV296) caught in slipstream of preceding aircraft and
crashed onto runway at Katukurunda Feb 15, 1945. 
Pilot unhurt but aircraft DBR.
58820 (F6F-5N, VF(N)-OTU1) failed to return frm night exercise from
Vera Beach, FL Mar 14, 1945.  Royal Navy pilot missing.
58846 (c/n A-5250) to Royal Navy as JV348.  Reported at Civil Defense Headquarters, 
Portsmouth, England in 1962.  Believed broken up and burned 1963.
58873 (VF-80) lost Manila Nov 5, 1944.
58887 (VF-22) lost off deck of USS Cowpens (CVL-25) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58934 (VF-28) lost off deck of USS Monterey (CVL-26) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58966 (VF-28) lost off deck of USS Monterey (CVL-26) in typhoon in Philippine Sea Dec 18, 1944
58996/58999 to Royal Navy as Hellcat II JV298/JV301
58996 (JV298) while parked on HMS Khedive Apr 10, 1945, struck
by Hellcat JV144 (BuNo 40775) and knocked overboard into sea.
68062 ... 69538
General Motors TBM-3 Avenger
c/n 801/2277
68270 reconditioned and to Royal Navy Jul 31, 1945 as VL510.
68328/68335 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ651/JZ658
68368 exploded on flight deck immediately after coming to halt on landing aboard USS Suwannee CVE-27 May 24, 1945 due
to explosion of 100 pound bomb in the bomb bay.  Pilot killed, ARM1c critically injured and died from injuries
during transfer.  11 injured.
68403 (c/n 2142) with VAF 1 of NAS North Island, CA w/o Nov 22, 1944
in midair collision with P-47D 42-23146 10 mi WSW of Albany, TX
68472 (VMTB-232) MIA on combat mission Apr 29, 1945 during Okinawa campaign.  
68632/69639 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ659/JZ666
68666 (VMTB-232) crashlanded at Yontan Apr 27, 1945 during Okinawa campaign.
69023 shot down Jun 3, 1945.
69026 shot down Jun 12, 1945.
69063  placed aboard USS Independence (CVL-22) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Aircraft missing after test.
69080  placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Placed aboard USS Sarataoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Baker Jul 25, 1946.
69094  placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.  Undamaged,
retained for Test Baker.
Placed aboard USS Sarataoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Baker Jul 25, 1946.
69095  placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.  Undamaged,
retained for test Baker.
Destroyed aboard USS Saratoga during Baker nuclear test Jul 25, 1946
69099  placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.  Sustained
light damage, retained for Test Baker.
Placed aboard USS Sarataoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Baker Jul 25, 1946.
69116  placed aboard USS Independence (CVL-22) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Aircraft completely demolished, jtttisoned overboard.
69124  placed aboard USS Independence (CVL-22) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Aircraft missing after test.
69140/69153 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ667/JZ680
69140 (JZ667) returned to USN at Brunswick Dec 12945 (apparently as BuNo 69481
which was JZ683
69144 (JZ671) SOC Jul 15, 1949.  Remains noted on dump at RNAS Gosport, England
Aug 1950.
69169 used as test aircraft during Operation Crossroads series of nuclear tests.  Put on hangar deck of
USS Saratoga during ABLE test shot Jul 1, 1946.  Undamaged.  Put on deck of USS Independence during Test Baker
Jul 25, 1946.  Damaged considerably and made dangerously radioactive.  Disposed of at sea Jan 31, 1950.
69188 placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.  Undamaged.
69197 placed aboard USS Saratoga (CV-3) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.  Undamaged.
69239  placed aboard USS Independence (CVL-22) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Aircraft missing after test.
69275  placed aboard USS Independence (CVL-22) for Operation Crossroads nuclear test Able Jul 1, 1946.
Aircraft completely demolished, jettisoned overboard.
69291 to French Navy
69293 became N9679C
69294 became N7026C
69303 to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1952 as 334. Forcelanded on beach
at Chezzetcook and tide came in Apr 20, 1955
69312 crashed into Lake Michigan after takeoff from
NAS Glenview, IL Jul 4, 1950.  3 killed.
69314 to French Navy
69323 to civil registry as N7961C.  Later to Forest Protection 
Ltd as C-GLEJ.  Now warbird N124TB.
69325 to US civil registry as N104Z, then N1044, then to Hicks and Lawrence 
as C-FXOM.  In 2007 to N325GT with Olympic Flight Museum,
Olympia, WA
69327 to Royal Canadian Navy as 326 Sep 1950.  Later to Conair Ltd as C-FKCG.  W/o at Sussex 5/29/1975.
Rebuilt to static display and is now on display at American Air Museum, Duxford, UK
painted in USN colors as Lt. George H. W. Bush's aircraft 46214.
69329 to N73642, reported Mar 2005 airworthy with Lone Star Flight Museum, Galveston, TX as N700RW
69334 to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1950.
69340 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB314.  Ditched in shallow
water near Yarmouth  Dec 8, 1955 following engine fire.  
Two crew on board, one injured.  Aircraft SOC Dec 23, 1955.
69346 to French Navy
69347 to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1952 as 380.  To Canadian
civil registry as CF-IMT with Wheeler-Northland.  
Destroyed in Quebec May 2, 1963.
69354 to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 367/347.  To Canadian
civil registry as CV-IMU with Skyways.
69355 became N7850C; as such was operated in the late 1960s by 
Marom Ltd at Herzlia, Israel as a cropsprayer. By 1990 was with Israeli AF
Museum, Hazerim, Israel.
69361 (c/n 2100) to civil registry as N9596C, then to Norfolk as C-GOEG.  Noted recently in
Reynolds Alberta Museum, Wetaskiwin, Alberta.
69367 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB327.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957
69374 became N9650C.  To restoration hangar at NAS North Island, CA for eventual display
at USS Midway Museum, San Diego, CA
69375 became N3965A.  Converted to COD aircraft and now on display on USS Hornet in Alameda, CA.
69392 to Netherlands Navy as 1-30 then 038.  Converted to target tug.  WFU in 1960
69399 to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 360.  Crashed into
woods Mar 26, 1955.
69405 (TBM-3S2) to Japanese Navy as 2342
69422 to French Navy
69423 to French Navy
69425 to Royal Canadian Navy Jun 1950 as 354.  W/o Mar 18, 1957 
when crashed near Shearwater in heavy icing.  Pilot killed.
69430 to French Navy
69438 to Royal Canadian Navy Sep 1952.  W/o Jan 1956
69442 (TBM-3E) to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB309.  To French Navy Mar 19, 1958.
SOC Dec 13, 1963.
69447 to Royal Navy Mar 18, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB310.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957
69452 to Royal Navy Oct 10, 1953 as Avenger AS.5 XB388, shipped from USA 9/29/1953. Sold for scrap 2/27/1961.
69458 to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1952
69459 to civil registry as sprayer N8397H.  Was at War Eagles Museum,
Santa Teresa Airport, NM Mar 2005
69468 to Royal Canadian Navy Aug 1952.
69472 (TBM-3E) became N9593C.  Reported 1983 at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ.
69479/69492 to Royal Navy as Avenger III JZ681/JZ694
69480(JZ682) flew onto HMS InplacableMay 32, 1946.  Stripped for spares and 
dumped overboard.
69495 to Royal Canadian Navy Oct 1950 as 353
69502 to Royal Navy as Avenger AS.4 XB446, shipped from USA 5/4/1953. 
Later converted to ECM.6, still later to ECM.6B. Transferred to
Fleet Air Arm Museum, RNAS Yeovilton, England Apr 9, 1968
and formally SOC from Royal Navy Jul 28, 1969
69505 to Royal Canadian Navy Jul 1950 as 323.  
69506 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB328.  Later converted
to ECM.6 and later still to ECM.6B.  SOC Jul 22, 1963 and scrapped.
69523 to Royal Navy May 19, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB329.  To French government
69531 to Norfolk as C-GOBK.  W/o at Juniper 5/30/1978.
69533 to Royal Navy May 4, 1953 as Avenger AS.4 XB330.  To French Navy Jul 18, 1957.
69534 to Royal Canadian Navy May 1952 as 376.
88459 ... 88871
Goodyear F2G-2 Corsair
88469/88871 were cancelled
88459 (c/n 6168): Tested at Goodyear and NAS Patuxent from 10/45 to 
6/46. Checkerboard cowl.  Ended up as ground target
88460 (c/n 6169): Tested at NAS Norfolk and scrapped. Stricken from 
Navy records May 31, 1948
88461 (c/n 6170): Aircraft saw service with the fleet, NAS 
North Island, San Diego from 4/46 to 1/47. Stricken from Navy records 5/47 
and scrapped.
88462 (c/n 6171): Aircraft saw service with the fleet at North 
Island San Diego. Stricken from Navy records 5/47 and scrapped
88463 (c/n 6172): N5577N Race #74: Used for training at 
NAS Jacksonville, Fla.  Stricken from Navy records Feb 28, 1947. Pilot Cook 
Cleland purchased the aircraft and flew it first place in the 1947 Thompson 
Trophy Race. It was also flown in the 1948 and 1949 Nat. Air Races by pilot 
Dick Becker, but failed to finish.  The aircraft was purchased by Walter 
Soplata of Newbury, Ohio in 1953.  In 1997, the Western Reserve Historical 
Society of Cleveland, Ohio purchased the aircraft.  The 
Historical Society had Robert Odegaard of Kindred, North Dakota restore 
the aircraft.  Reported May 2008 sold by Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum to
individual in Coshocton, OH and under restoration to flying condition.  
Reported Feb 2009 under restoration with R. Odegaard (previous owner of 88458)
in USA.  Given civil registration of N5577N.  Crashed and burned Sep 7, 2012 Valley City,
North Dakota, pilot killed.
88466 bounced on landing and broke in half NAS Alameda 6 February 1949

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