USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List April 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
4/1/1943 TBF-1 05905 VMSB-143
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT PALMER S
4/1/1943 J2F-5 00683 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/1/1943 TBF-1 06084 VMSB-143
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC WINSTEAD M
4/1/1943 F4F-4 03410 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/1/1943 F4U-1 02229 VMF-213 NEW HEBRIDES
 
SOPAC LT TATE S
4/1/1943 F4F-4 03535 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/1/1943 F4U-1 02206 VMF-124 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT JOHNSTON S
4/1/1943 F4F-4 12046 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/1/1943 TBF-1 05944 VMSB-143
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT FRAZIER S
4/1/1943 TBF-1 05897 VMSB-143
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC LT LEHOW M
4/2/1943 PBY-5 2385 VP-81 TRINIDAD B.W.I. CENLANT LT STANLEY R. QUACKENBUSH S
4/2/1943 PV-1 29735 VB-136 ATTU ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 F4F-4 11946 VC-12 USS COPAHEE (ACV-12)
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 TBF-1 01761 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 OS2N-1 01239 A.A. KODIAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 PV-1 29902 FAW-9
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
4/3/1943 F4F-4 03485 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) ENR RUSSELLS SOPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 OS2U-3 5331 VS-53 ROI
 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/3/1943 SBD-4 10679 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC LT O'SULLIVAN D
4/3/1943 SBD-3 03303 VMSB-244
 
SAND IS. SOPAC CAPT EDWARD HARPER M
4/4/1943 F4F-4 11930 VC-12 USS COPAHEE (ACV-12)
 
SOPAC LT T. SAUNDERS S
4/5/1943 PB4Y-1 31969 FAW-1
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/5/1943 SBD-4 06914 VB-12
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/6/1943 F4F-4 4085 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) RUSSELLS SOPAC
 

 
4/6/1943 SBD-4 06736 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
4/6/1943 SBD-4 06751 VMSB-144
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC 2NDLT JOHN H. FOULD D
4/6/1943 SBD-4 10660 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC 2NDLT W.F. HACKNER S
4/6/1943 SBD-4 06704 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
4/6/1943 SBD-4 10402 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC LT WHITE S
4/7/1943 F4F-4 12084 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 1STLT J.E. SWETT S
4/7/1943 TBF-1 00527 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) RUSSELLS SOPAC LTJG WEBER M
4/7/1943 F4F-4 11890 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 2NDLT P.P. PITTMAN S
4/7/1943 F4F-4 03529 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 1STLT G.W. ROBERTS S
4/7/1943 F4F-4 12049 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC CAPT PAYNE S
4/7/1943 F4F-4 02060 VMF-211 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT JOHN BLAKE CORRELL D
4/7/1943 SO3C-1 4793 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/7/1943 F4F-4 12013 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 1STLT E.A. WALSH S
4/7/1943 F4F-4 11716 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT WINFIELD S
4/7/1943 SBD-4 06926 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT WEBER D
4/7/1943 F4F-4 11867 MAG-12 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/7/1943 PB4Y-1 31989 VB-102
 
HAWAII ECENPAC LT GEORGE H.S. BONN D
4/7/1943 F4F-4 11721 VMF-214 CAPE ESPERANCE
 
PHIL LT SCARBOROUGH U
4/7/1943 F4F-4 11905 VMF-214 CAPE ESPERANCE
 
PHIL CAPT BURNETT U
4/7/1943 TBF-1 06226 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT REESE S
4/7/1943 SBD-4 06754 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC LT WEBER D
4/7/1943 F4F-4 02143 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC 1STLT W.H. HALLMEYER S
4/7/1943 TBF-1 05985 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT NUSUM M
4/7/1943 TBF-1 05970 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT HATFIELD M
4/7/1943 TBF-1
 
VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT HAYTER M
4/7/1943 TBF-1 00569 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) RUSSELLS SOPAC LT HARDMAN M
4/7/1943 TBF-1 06438 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT MANTHEY M
4/8/1943 TBF-1 01740 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT CLARK S
4/8/1943 SBD-3 06700 VS-28
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/8/1943 F4F-4 5094 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT SNIDER S
4/8/1943 F4U-1 02311 VMF-222 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT TRUEHEART D
4/8/1943 J2F-2 0781
 

 
KANEOHE ECENPAC
 

 
4/9/1943 F4F-4 12056 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT CONNOLLY S
4/9/1943 TBF-1 00438 VMSB-131
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC CAPT BANGERT U
4/10/1943 PB4Y-1 32017 VB-103 DUNKESWELL
 
NORLANT
 

 
4/10/1943 F4F-4 03412 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/10/1943 TBF-1 05972 VMSB-143
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/11/1943 PBY-5A 7251 VP-92
 
MOROCCO NW AFR LTJG JOHN H. MULLER D
4/12/1943 F4F-4 11675 VF-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
4/12/1943 F4U-1 02403 VF-12
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/13/1943 F4U-1 02286 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC S/SGT W.T. COFFEEN S
4/13/1943 F4U-1 02377 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/13/1943 OS2U-3 5321 VC-29 USS SANTEE (ACV-29) OFF NORFOLK CENLANT
 

 
4/13/1943 F4U-1 02319 VMF-221 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC MAJ BULT D
4/13/1943 F4U-1 02316 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
WCENPAC MAJ W. BRITT D
4/13/1943 F4U-1 02387 VMF-213 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/13/1943 OS2N-1 01348 VS-63
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
4/14/1943 F4F-4 11789 VMF-111
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/14/1943 SOC-1 9883 CL-46 USS PHOENIX (CL-46)
 
SW PAC
 

 
4/14/1943 TBF-1 05994 VJ-1 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/15/1943 SBD-3 03233 VMSB-233
 

 
SOPAC LT WHITE M
4/15/1943 OS2N-1 01492 VS-64
 
LUNGA POINT SOPAC ENS MCGEORGE S
4/15/1943 SBD-4 06971 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/15/1943 F4F-4 11911 VMF-214 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT LAMPHIER S
4/17/1943 SBD-4 06857 VB-41 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
4/18/1943 F4F-4 11697 VF-10
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/18/1943 F4F-4 03413 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/18/1943 OS2N-1 01317 A.A. KODIAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
4/18/1943 F4U-1 02396 VMF-213 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT HINES M
4/18/1943 O3U-3 9302 VJ-3
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/19/1943 TBF-1 00462 VT-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
4/19/1943 TBF-1 00606 VT-27 GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC LTJG R.W. BURNS M
4/20/1943 OS2N-1 01493 VS-54
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/20/1943 F4F-4 12050 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/20/1943 O3U-3 9309 VJ-3
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/20/1943 JRS-1 1194 VJ-1 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/20/1943 O3U-3 9315 VJ-3
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/20/1943 O3U-3 9303 VJ-3
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/21/1943 SBD-4 10537 VMSB-142
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC LT FINCH S
4/22/1943 SBD-3 03298 VMSB-244
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
4/23/1943 SBD-3 06631 VC-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/23/1943 SBD-3 03256 VB-8
 
EFATE SOPAC
 

 
4/24/1943 F4U-1 02292 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/24/1943 F4U-1 02308 VMF-222 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT JORDAN S
4/24/1943 F4U-1 02287 VMF-222 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT WALTER L. JORDAN S
4/25/1943 F4U-1 02399 VMF-213 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT ECKART M
4/25/1943 F4U-1 02413 VMF-213 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT VEDDER S
4/26/1943 SBD-3 03241 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
4/26/1943 R4D-1 05055 VMJ-152
 

 
SOPAC CAPT CUNNINGHAM S
4/26/1943 F4F-4 03474 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/26/1943 F4F-4 11854 VF-23
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
4/26/1943 F4F-4 11686 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/27/1943 SNJ-3 01856 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/27/1943 O3U-3 9311 VJ-3
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/27/1943 PV-1 29828
 
NEW BRUNSWICK
 
NORLANT
 

 
4/27/1943 R4D-1 37666 MAG-25 NEW CALEDONIA GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
4/27/1943 SNJ-4 26953 NAS SITKA SITKA NORPAC
 

 
4/27/1943 SOC-1 9877 VCS-6 USS WICHITA (CA-45) ATTU NORPAC
 

 
4/28/1943 PBY-5 08229 VP-101
 
AUSTRALIA SW PAC LT J. HARVEY M
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11780 VC-11
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 OS2N-1 01339 VS-64
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 SNJ-3 01853 VMO-251
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 05898 VMSB-143
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 05910 VMSB-143
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 SBD-4 06775 VB-13 PUUNENE HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11665 VF-72
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11676 VF-72
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 OS2N-1 01235 VS-64
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11741 VF-41
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 05909 VMSB-143
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11791 VF-72
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 06254 VT-4 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
CENLANT
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 5252 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 5059 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 4069 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4U-1 02323 VMF-112 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC 1STLT WAYNE W. LAIRD U
4/30/1943 NE-1 26212 COMFAIR GUADALCANAL GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 11689 VC-11
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 PBY-5A 2488 FAW-1
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 00409 VT-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 J2F-5 00734 MAG-14 AUCKLAND NEW ZEALAND SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 SBD-4 10333 VB-20
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 00536 VC-9 USS BOGUE (ACV-9)
 
SOLANT
 

 
4/30/1943 TBF-1 00469 VT-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
4/30/1943 F4F-4 4060 VF-22
 

 
NORLANT
 

 

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