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Goodyear FG Corsair
See also Chance-Vought F4U Corsair

VMF-121
FG-1 14257  pilot Brown crashed March 4, 1945

VMF-122
FG-1D 76471  pilot Nelson MIA April 16, 1945

VF-215 "Fighting Corsairs"
FG-1 13307  pilot Cochran crashed April 29, 1944

VF-218
FG-1A 14011 pilot Hodson crashed September 24, 1944

VMF-222 "Flying Deuces"
FG-1A 13212  pilot Leach MIA February 24, 1944
FG 1A 14015  pilot Barnett crashed November 7, 1944 rescued
FG-1A 14026  pilot Peru MIA November 12, 1944
FG-1A 14039  pilot Vaughn MIA October 19, 1944
FG-1A 14417  pilot Zanger crashed December 5, 1944, prisoner, executed

VMO-251 / VMF-251 "Thunderbolts / Lucifer's Messengers"
FG-1A 13316  pilot Sturgis crashed October 10, 1944

VMF-321
FG-1A 13270  pilot Wardle MIA January 22, 1944
FG-1A 14212  pilot Smith crashed January 22, 1944, rescued

List by USN Bureau Number
FG-1A
FG-1A 13112  VMF-441 took off Tutuila lost south of Samoa pilot Searight MIA January 12, 1944
FG-1A 13215  VMF-211 took off Piva lost over Rabaul pilot Major H. L. Hopkins crashed January 30, 1944
FG-1A 13220  COMAIRSOPAC lost Guadalcanal December 31, 1943
FG-1A 13212  pilot 1st Lt. Leach MIA February 24, 1944
FG-1A 13213 VMF-211 took off Piva lost Rabaul pilot 1st Lt. Segal rescued ***
FG-1A 13215 VMF-211 took off Piva lost Rabaul pilot Major R. L. Hopkins ***
FG-1A 13248  VMF-216 took off Piva lost over Kahili pilot Lt. Basch MIA March 23, 1944
FG-1A 13259  pilot Stith crashed April 8, 1944
FG-1A 13261  COMAIRSOPAC Guadalcanal April 23, 1944
FG-1A 13262  VMF-222 took off Torokina lost over Rabaul pilot Lt. Beacon crashed March 7, 1944 rescued ***
FG-1A 13265  COMAIRSOPAC Guadalcanal lost January 30, 1944
FG-1A 13268  MAG-11 took off Espiritu Santo lost Malakula pilot 1st Lt. Watson crashed February 18, 1944 rescued
FG-1A 13269  VMF-217 took off Vella Lavella lost over Barakoma pilot Lt. Hammond March 9, 1944 rescued
FG-1A 13270   pilot 1st Lt. Wardle MIA January 22, 1944
FG-1A 13271  VMF-211 lost February 29, 1944
FG-1A 13272  COMAIRSOPAC Guadalcanal February 16, 1944
FG-1A 13288  COMAIRSOPAC Guadalcanal February 16, 1944
FG-1A 13297  VMF-211 lost March 12, 1944
FG-1A 13307  pilot Cochran crashed April 29, 1944
FG-1A 13316  pilot Sturgis crashed October 10, 1944
FG-1A 14015  crashed November 7, 1944
FG-1A 14011 pilot Hodson crashed September 24, 1944
FG-1A 14212  pilot Smith crashed January 22, 1944, rescued
FG-1A 14026  pilot Peru MIA November 12, 1944
FG-1A 14039  pilot Vaughn MIA October 19, 1944
FG-1A 14053  pilot McCullah ditched November 21, 1944
FG-1A 14160  assigned VMF-222
FG-1A 14206  assigned VMF-222
FG-1A 14218   assigned VMF-222
FG-1A 14241  pilot Wallace crashed February 10, 1944
FG-1A 14152  assigned VMF-222
FG-1A 14257  pilot Brown crashed March 4, 1945
FG-1A 14267 assigned VMF-222
FG-1A 14417  pilot Zanger crashed December 5, 1944, prisoner, executed
FG-1A 14508  VMF-212 Cape Gazelle pilot 1st Lt. Boysen crashed December 3, 1944 ***
FG-1D
FG-1D 76471  pilot Nelson MIA April 16, 1945
FG-1D 87833  ditched 1949 into Lake Washington
FG-1D 88382  pilot Milleson crashed July 1950

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April 20, 2016

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