USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List May 1943

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DATE TYPE BUNO SQUADRON FROM DOWN AREA PILOT FATE
5/1/1943 F4U-1 02261 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT LAIRD M
5/1/1943 F6F-3 04910 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9)
 
WCENPAC
 

 
5/1/1943 PV-1 29911 FAW-7 ENGLAND ICELAND NORLANT
 

 
5/2/1943 F4F-3 4043 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/2/1943 F4F-4 11757 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/2/1943 F4U-1 02373 VMF-121 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT TRINCHARD S
5/2/1943 SBD-3 06584 VB-10 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/2/1943 SBD-4 06839 VMSB-151 USS ENTERPRISE (CV-6) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/2/1943 F4U-1 02217 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/2/1943 F4F-4 11932 MAG-13
 
TUTUILA SOPAC
 

 
5/3/1943 OS2N-1 01507 BB-35 USS TEXAS (BB-35) OKINAWA EMPIRE
 

 
5/3/1943 OS2N-1 01459 VS-44
 

 
SOLANT
 

 
5/4/1943 PV-1 29768 VB-135 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 F4U-1 02190 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 F4U-1 02208 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 F4U-1 02214 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 YKS-6 09783 NAS SITKA SITKA NORPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 F4U-1 02414 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/4/1943 F4F-4 11853 VF-41
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/5/1943 F4F-4 02097 VMF-211 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT WILLIAM L. BEERMAN S
5/5/1943 SNJ-4 27368 VF-31
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/5/1943 OS2N-1 01312 CL-7 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
SOLANT
 

 
5/6/1943 TBF-1 06227 VMSB-143 GUADALCANAL MUNDA SOPAC LT W.C. SPRADLING M
5/6/1943 F4F-4 11992 VF-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/7/1943 F4F-4 02138 ADVB-204 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/7/1943 F4F-4 11776 VF-6 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
5/7/1943 SBD-4 06812 VB-42 USS RANGER (CV-4)
 
NORLANT
 

 
5/8/1943 F4U-1 02198 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/8/1943 SBD-4 06964 VB-11
 
GUADALCANAL SOPAC
 

 
5/8/1943 F4F-4 11875 VMF-123
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/9/1943 F4F-4 12193 VF-16
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/10/1943 F4U-1 02420 VMF-222
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
5/10/1943 F4F-4 12216 VC-18
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/10/1943 J2F-2 0788 COMAIRPAC PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/10/1943 PV-1 29847 FAW-4 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
5/10/1943 PV-1 29794 FAW-4 DUTCH HARBOR ALASKA NORPAC LT PERMENTER M
5/11/1943 F4F-4 03519 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC ENS A. KOSTRZEWSKY S
5/11/1943 F4F-4 11822 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC ENS PAUL BEAUMONT S
5/11/1943 F4F-4 03488 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/11/1943 OS2U-3 09498 BB-35 USS TEXAS (BB-35) OKINAWA EMPIRE
 

 
5/11/1943 F4F-3 3997 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC
 

 
5/12/1943 F4U-1 02205 VF-12 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/13/1943 F4U-1 02188 VMF-112 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT WILCOX S
5/13/1943 F4U-1 02370 VMF-124 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC DALE U
5/13/1943 PBY-5 04445 FAW-2 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC FLOYD KOONTZ U
5/13/1943 F4U-1 02170 VMF-112 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT SEIFERT M
5/13/1943 F4U-1 02314 VMF-124 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC CANNON M
5/13/1943 F4U-1 02178 VMF-124 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC MAJ WILLIAM GISE M
5/13/1943 OS2N-1 01433 CL-6 USS CINCINNATI (CL-6)
 
SOLANT
 

 
5/14/1943 F4F-4 03490 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC LCDR GREENMAYER M
5/14/1943 F4U-1 02276 MAG-22 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/14/1943 SBD-3 03301 VMSB-244
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
5/14/1943 PBM-3C 6520 VP-207
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/14/1943 F4F-4 12019 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC LT DOUGLAS HENDERSON M
5/14/1943 SBD-3 03238 VMSB-244
 

 
WCENPAC LT GIRARD S
5/14/1943 F4F-4 11836 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC ENS KELLY S
5/14/1943 SBD-4 06843 VB-12
 

 
WCENPAC
 

 
5/14/1943 F4F-4 12074 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC ENS E.D. JACKSON M
5/15/1943 PV-1 29900 VB-128
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/15/1943 SBD-3 4596 VMSB-244
 
MIDWAY ECENPAC
 

 
5/15/1943 TBF-1 00610 VT-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/15/1943 SBD-4 06934 MAG-22 PEARL HAWAII ECENPAC LT JAMES E. DAVIS M
5/15/1943 PBY-5A 04403 FAW-1
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/15/1943 PBY-5 08129 VP-44
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/15/1943 SBD-4 10462 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/16/1943 F4F-4 02043 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC LTJG F.R. REGISTER M
5/16/1943 OS2N-1 01419 VS-58
 

 
SOPAC LT W.W. PHELPS S
5/16/1943 F4F-4 11834 VC-21 USS NASSAU (CVE-16) ATTU NORPAC SGT BREEDEN D
5/17/1943 TBF-1 06239 VMSB-143 GUADALCANAL BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC SLEYSTER M
5/17/1943 OS2U-2 3078
 

 

 
SW PAC
 

 
5/18/1943 TBF-1 06243 VMSB-143 GUADALCANAL BOUGAINVILLE SOPAC LT KEIN M
5/18/1943 PBY-5A 7289 VP-43
 
SITKA NORPAC
 

 
5/18/1943 SNJ-4 05668 1ST MAW
 
RUSSELLS SOPAC
 

 
5/18/1943 PBY-5A 7271 VP-44
 
SITKA NORPAC LT LEEDS M
5/19/1943 F4F-4 12026 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/19/1943 TBF-1 05969 VT-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC SWEETAER M
5/19/1943 F4F-4 12154 VF-16
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/19/1943 SBD-4 10618 VMSB-241
 
FUNAFUTI CENPAC CUFFORD R. PERKINS D
5/19/1943 TBF-1 06357 VT-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC AYERS M
5/20/1943 OS2N-1 01351 VS-65
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/20/1943 F4F-4 12151 VF-16
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/20/1943 TBF-1 05962 VT-3 USS SARATOGA (CV-3) NOUMEA SOPAC
 

 
5/20/1943 TBF-1 05943 VT-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/20/1943 F4F-4 11881 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/20/1943 TBF-1 06121 VC-27 USS SUWANNEE (ACV-27) SOLOMONS SOPAC ENS AUSTIN WEST KELLY D
5/21/1943 F4F-4 02010 VF-26 USS SANGAMON (ACV-26) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/21/1943 F4F-4 11797 VC-11
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/21/1943 TBF-1 06367 VT-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) ENR TRINIDAD CENLANT
 

 
5/22/1943 TBF-1 05991 VC-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC LTJG J.C. MILLON S
5/23/1943 OS2N-1 01417 BB-59 USS MASSACHUSETTS (BB-59) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/23/1943 PV-1 29787 VB-135 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC ENS P.P. PATTERSON D
5/23/1943 PV-1 29746 VB-135 ADAK ALASKA NORPAC
 

 
5/23/1943 PB2Y-3 7113 VP-15
 
BERMUDA NORLANT LT HAROLD W. LOUGH M
5/24/1943 PBY-5A 04411 VP-43
 
ALASKA NORPAC LT P.C. SPENCER D
5/24/1943 TBF-1 06468 VF-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) CARIBBEAN CENLANT LTJG RICHARD O. SCHEELE S
5/25/1943 SBD-4 10535 VMSB-144
 
EFATE SOPAC 1STLT GEORGE W. JUFFMAN D
5/25/1943 SBD-4 06856 VMSB-144
 
EFATE SOPAC 1STLT S.V. TAYLOR D
5/25/1943 F4U-1 02457 VMF-112 RUSSELLS
 
SOPAC LT W.S. LOGAN S
5/26/1943 SBD-4 10626 VF-28 USS CHENANGO (ACV-28) SOLOMONS SOPAC
 

 
5/26/1943 SBD-4 10644 VMSB-151
 

 
SOPAC CAPT SUHLETTE S
5/26/1943 SBD-4 10585 VMSB-151
 

 
SOPAC LT DEXTER D
5/26/1943 SB2C-1 00120 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) TRINIDAD CENLANT
 

 
5/27/1943 F4F-4 12108 VC-9 USS BOGUE (ACV-9)
 
NORLANT
 

 
5/28/1943 TBF-1 05949 VT-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC HUGHES U
5/28/1943 SBD-4 10354 VMSB-144
 
EFATE SOPAC 1STLT A.L. SCOGGINS D
5/28/1943 TBF-1 00538 VT-11 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC BURKE U
5/28/1943 TBF-1 05968 VC-1 USS CARD (ACV-11) ENR CASABLANCA CENLANT ROBERT KALMAN HAAS, JR. M
5/28/1943 F4F-4 03421 VF-10
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/28/1943 TBF-1 47474 VT-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) CARIBBEAN CENLANT FRANK ELLSWORTH S
5/28/1943 F4F-4 12152 VF-16 USS LEXINGTON (CV-16) CARIBBEAN CENLANT
 

 
5/28/1943 SB2C-1 00154 VB-5 USS YORKTOWN (CV-10) TRINIDAD CENLANT
 

 
5/29/1943 SOC-1 9942 CL-49 USS ST. LOUIS (CL-49) HAWAII ECENPAC
 

 
5/30/1943 PBY-5 08175 VP-63
 

 
NORLANT
 

 
5/30/1943 TBF-1 01737 VMSB-143 GUADALCANAL
 
SOPAC LT BOWIE M
5/31/1943 F4F-4 11777 VMO-251 NOUMEA
 
SOPAC
 

 
5/31/1943 TBF-1 06165 VB-9 USS ESSEX (CV-9)
 
WCENPAC LT THOMAS H. STETSON S
5/31/1943 OS2N-1 01512 VJ-3 USS OMAHA (CL-4)
 
SOLANT
 

 
5/31/1943 PBY-5 2391 VP-11
 

 
SOPAC
 

 
5/31/1943 OS2N-1 01423 VS-66
 

 
SOPAC
 

 

To order reports on any of these that were accidents, go to Order Accident Reports

For general notes on using these databases click here
Also see
Action Code List for the meaning of Action or USN acronyms page for meaning of general abbreviations.

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