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Chance-Vought F4U Corsair

See also Goodyear FG Corsair

VMF-121 "The Green Knights"
F4U piloted by Rhodes  MIA July 18, 1943

VMF-122 "Candystripers/Werewolves"
F4U piloted by Powell  MIA July 18, 1943
F4U 57807  pilot Misley crashed March 10, 1945

VMF-123 "Flying Eight Balls"
F4U 02602  pilot Tomes MIA September 2, 1943
F4U 02351  pilot Mayberry crashed August 30, 1943, POW executed executed March 3/4,1944
F4U 82050  pilot Vaughn crashed February 23, 1945, POW executed March 15, 1945

VMF-124 "Whistling Death/Wild Aces"
F4U 02178  pilot Gise MIA May 1943
F4U 02516  pilot Fowler MIA August 30, 1943
F4U 17777  pilot Moore crash landed December 17, 1943 POW
F4U 57251  pilot Carlson force landed February 25, 1945 POW, survived

VMF-212 "Hell Hounds / The Musketeers"
F4U 02499  pilot Longshore crashed June 1, 1943
F4U 02618  pilot Roush crashed March 9, 1944
F4U 17430  pilot Larson MIA January 11, 1944
F4U 55908  pilot Harrison MIA February 11, 1944
F4U 81095  pilot McGrath MIA July 21, 1945

VMF-213 "Hell Hawks"
F4U 02338 pilot Brown MIA September 12, 1943
F4U 02421  pilot Garrison MIA July 17, 1943
F4U 02550  pilot Bennett MIA September 11, 1943
F4U 17489  pilot Borg shot down September 15, 1943, rescued
F4U 17920  pilot Roberts MIA September 23, 1943
F4U piloted by Winnia MIA July 18, 1943, prisoner/missing

VMF-214 "Black Sheep"
F4U 02566  flew one mission with VMF-214, transfered to VMF-218
F4U 02608  pilot Bennett MIA October 22, 1943
F4U 02723  pilot Ashmun MIA January 3, 1943
F4U 17915  pilot Boyington MIA January 3, 1943 POW survived the war
F4U 55828  pilot Alexander force landed September 23, 1943
F4U piloted by Alexander  shot down September 30, 1943
F4U 17884  pilot Wilson crash landed December 15, 1943 abandoned Torokina Airfield

VF-215 "Fighting Corsairs"
F4U 02404  fate unknown, incorrectly listed as lost September 1, 1943
F4U 02375  pilot Nichols MIA July 30, 1943
F4U 17722  pilot Knight MIA January 14, 1944
F4U 49668  pilot Holden ditched April 17, 1945
F4U 56039  pilot Hanson crashed February 3, 1944
F4U 56260  pilot Patet crashed September 13 1944

VMF-216 "Bulldogs"
VMF 216 had four tours of duty: November 43; one at Torokina (first opertional squadron), the second at Piva Yoke, the third at Guam (first F4U squadron to land after recapture) and one tour on the USS Wasp, attacking Tokyo on February 16, 1945.
F4U 17734  pilot Putnam MIA December 27, 1943
F4U 17736  pilot Marshall force landed December 19, 1943
F4U 17806  pilot Faulkner MIA December 19, 1943
F4U-1 17845  pilot Kemper MIA December 19, 1943

VMF-222 "Flying Deuces"
F4U 50025  assigned to VMF-222
F4U 50052  assigned VMF-222 lost October 1944
F4U 17435  pilot Moore MIA September 13, 1943
F4U 17884  pilot Wilson crash landed December 15, 1943 abandoned Torokina Airfield
F4U 56041  assigned to VMF-222

VMF-312 "Day's Knights"
F4U 57611  pilot Swenson MIA May 10, 1945

VMF-321 "Hell’s Angels"
F4U 02402  pilot McCown MIA January 20, 1944 wreckage found, case resolved
F4U 17448  assigned to VMF-321
F4U 50166  pilot Marsh ditched January 23, 1944, rescued

VMF-422 "Flying Buccaneers"
F4U 17990  pilot Aycrigg MIA January 25, 1944
F4U 18015  pilot Thompson MIA January 25, 1944
F4U 18024  pilot Thompson MIA January 25, 1944
F4U 18025  pilot Thompson MIA January 25, 1944
F4U 56212  pilot Bekins ditched March 18, 1944

 

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