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  F4U-1 Corsair Bureau Number 17448  
USMC
VMF-321

Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Assigned to the USMC to VMF-321. No known nose art, nickname or squadron number.

Wartime History
Likely participated in the unit's January 20, 1944 over against Vunakanau Airfield near Rabaul. The ultimate fate of this aircraft is unknown. Likely, it was written off or scrapped, but was not lost in combat or any accident.

References
USN / USMC Loss List incorrectly list this aircraft as piloted by Captain Marion R. McCown MIA January 20, 1944. This is in error. In fact, McCown went missing piloting F4U Corsair 02402.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018

 

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