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Serial Number Criteria: 42-86723
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Data last updated: Tue Mar 15 09:25:04 2016
42-86563 ... 42-86912 (EXACT MATCH)
Douglas A-20G-20-DO Havoc
86858, 86893, 86896, 86900/86902, 86904/86911
modified as P-70B-2 night fighter
86858, 86893, 86896, 86900, 86902, 86905/86911
redesignated TP-70B-2.
86563 (13th BS) crashed at Saidor Apr 16, 1944 and abandoned.  Salvaged
for parts.  Wreck is still there.
86615 (417th BG, 675th BS) crashed on landing at Yamai airfield Apr 16, 1944.  Wreck was recovered from 
Saidor, New Guinea in 1985 for use by RAAF Museum in restoration of A-20G 42-86786.
Remains of this aircraft noted in storage at RAAF Amberley, Australia November 2002, for 
disposal by RAAF Museum now that their two A-20 restorations are complete.
86616 (3rd BG, 13th BS) damaged by bomb explosion from preceding
aircraft in attack on Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944.
Crashed, killing both crew.
86618 (3rd BG) lost Mar 12, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 4092.
86625 (3rd BG) lost Mar 12, 1944, SW Pacific.  MACR 4111
86713 (13th BS) crashed at sea Apr 16, 1944.  Crew rescued by PBY from VPB-34.
Also have a report that this plane was wrecked in a bad landing at Saidor
86717 (8th Service Grouo) crashed into steep slope in Saruwaged Mountains, a few miles N of Nadzab, PNG
Oct 1, 1944 on flight to Lae.  MACR 10022.  All 3 crew killed.
86727 (3rd AG, 89th BS) crashed near Kamiri Drome, Dutch New Guina Jun 19, 1944.  MACR 6028
86728 (3rd BG, 13th BS) shot down by AAA during attack on
Kavieng, New Britain Feb 15, 1944.  3 crew killed.
86734 scrapped ca 1947
86748 (27th BS/5th AF) MIA Apr 17, 1945 AUSTRALIA
86768 (3rd BG) lost May 15, 1944, SW Pacific.  I also have a report of this
as having belly landed at Saidor Apr 16, 1944 with 90th BS
86772 (312th BG, 387th BG) ran out of fuel and crashed near Annenberg, New Guinea Apr 16, 1945.  
MACR 13320 (filed in 1945).  Also have this plane as 
crashing Apr 16, 1944 while with 387th BS, crew rescued.  Wreck was recovered from 
Annamberg, New Guinea in 1985 for use by RAAF Museum in restoration of A-20G 42-86786. 
However, last user quoted as 417th BG/673rd BS.  Remains of this aircraft noted in 
storage at RAAF Amberley, Australia November 2002, for disposal by RAAF Museum now that 
their two A-20 restorations are complete
86783 Lend-Lease to USSR
86786 (312th BG, 388th BS *Hell'n Pelican II*) forced down due to bad weather in 
Apr 16, 1944.  Recovered by RAAF near Annamoin in September 1984 for restoration and ultimate
return to Papua New Guinea.   Restoration completed in 1996.  Owned by Papua New Guine and currentl
on display at RAAF Amberley Aviation Heritage Centre.
86788 (3rd BG) lost May 15, 1944, SW Pacific.
86789 Lend-Lease to USSR
86790 Lend-Lease to USSR
86792/86887 Lend-Lease to USSR
86838 (7/AT) MIA 10/12/43 ALASKA
86903 Lend-Lease to USSR

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