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Grumman F6F Hellcat
Listing by uniit. Note: Some aircraft served in several different BGs, and are listed twice.

List by USN Bureau Number
F6F-3
F6F 04908  pilot Davis MIA February 22, 1944
F6F 08884  pilot Welles MIA November 1, 1943
F6F 08979  pilot Bertuzzi (rescued) September 14, 1943
F6F 08984  pilot Hahn crashed on landing, later repaired
F6F 09012  pilot Knight shot down April 29, 1944
F6F 09028  pilot Scott ditched December 24, 1943, rescued
F6F 25116  Dumped Majuro Lagoon
F6F 25796  piloted Cornell Ditched September 16, 1943
F6F 25801  pilot Warren MIA/POW December 23, 1943
F6F 25814  MIA November 1,1943
F6F 25827 pilot Abercrombie ditched April 1, 1944, rescued
F6F "Betsy II" 25839  pilot Moore ditched off Gizo
F6F 25853  pilot Schneider MIA January 9, 1944
F6F 25883  pilot Stalker MIA September 15, 1943
F6F 25902  pilot Potter MIA September 11, 1943
F6F 25930 Crashed overboard on take off November 1, 1943
F6F 25940  pilot Presley MIA September 16, 1943
F6F 26009  pilot Kostrazonsky ditched September 15, 1943
F6F 26031  pilot Babkirk MIA January 17, 1944
F6F 26014  piloted Ferris Ditched November 1, 1943
F6F 26179  pilot Szalay MIA December 1, 1943
F6F 26088  pilot Smith December 8, 1943
F6F 40078  pilot Hunnicutt ditched April 1, 1944, rescued
F6F 40121  pilot Clem crashed February 1, 1944
F6F 40280  pilot Free ditched July 28, 1944
F6F 40671  pilot McVay MIA February 22, 1944
F6F 40691  pilot Spindler MIA April 1, 1944
F6F 40834  pilot Knackstedt crashed September 16, 1944
F6F 40259  pilot Hancock MIA July 4, 1944
F6F 40317  pilot Loomis MIA July 4, 1944
F6F 41525  pilot Warnke MIA June 15, 1944
F6F 41879  pilot Dougherty MIA July 4, 1944
F6F 42117  pilot Stream shot down June 23, 1944
F6F 42135  pilot Bechtol shot down June 23, 1944
F6F 43041  pilot Nisi MIA July 4, 1944
F6F-5
F6F 58043  pilot McNinch MIA September 16, 1944
F6F 58140  pilot Slingerland ditched September 8, 1944
F6F 58415  pilot Blakeslee MIA October 14, 1944
F6F 58471  pilot Brown shot down September 6, 1944
F6F 58638  pilot Lillard MIA November 22, 1944
F6F 58675  pilot Cox MIA September 6, 1944
F6F 58713  pilot Holding MIA September 6, 1944
F6F 66021  pilot Keener MIA November 2, 1943
F6F 66237  pilot Thomas ditched January 12, 1944 displayed NMNA
F6F 71441 pilot Dozier MIA August 13, 1945
F6F 71445  pilot Torrey crashed February 16, 1945
F6F 72024  pilot Henwood ditched May 8, 1945
F6F 72525 pilot Stephens crashed May 13, 1945
F6F 77934  pilot Hantschel crashed July 25, 1945
F6F 78006  pilot Henwood ditched August 13, 1945
F6F 77830  pilot McPherson MIA August 13, 1945
F6F 79192  Displayed at New England Air Museum
F6F 94263  Displayed Cradle of Aviation Museum

 

Other Known Wrecks
F6F ditched off Oahu
F6F piloted by Riley
F6F piloted by Webber (BuNo lookup)
F6F ditched off Munda

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Last Updated
May 3, 2016

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