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  F4U-1A Corsair Bureau Number 17920  

Pilot  1st Lt. Robert T. Roberts, O-018305 (MIA / KIA) TX
MIA  September 23, 1943

Aircraft History
Built by Vought. Assigned to the United States Marine Corps (USMC). Assigned to squadron VMF-213. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On September 23, 1943 took off from the Russell Islands on a mission over Bougainville. This aircraft failed to return.

Officially declared dead on January 10, 1946. Roberts is memorialized on the tablets of the missing at Manila American Cemetery.

USN / USMC Overseas Loss List - September 1943

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Last Updated
June 29, 2019


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