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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 17656  

Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Assigned to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-1A Corsair bureau number 17656.

Wartime History
Assigned to squadron VF-17 "The Jolly Rogers". This Corsair operated in the Solomon Islands. Assigned to pilot Lt(jg) Killefer. Squadron number 5 painted in white. No known nose art or nickname. Ultimate fate unknown, likely scrapped or otherwise disappeared.

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Last Updated
January 9, 2018


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