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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 17735  
USMC
MAG-11
VMF-214


USMC c1943

Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as F4U-1A Corsair bureau number 17915.

Wartime History
Assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) to Marine Air Group 11 (MAG-11) to Marine Fighting Squadron 214 (VMF-214) "Black Sheep". No known nickname or nose art.

During 1943, the tail of this Corsair was photographed with the stenciled bureau number "17735" with "F4U-1" on the rudder was photographed with Major Gregory "Pappy" Boyington seated on the left tail stabilizer.

Ultimate fate unknown, likely written off and scrapped.

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results - F4U-1A Corsair 17735

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Last Updated
January 11, 2019

 

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