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  OS2U-3 Kingfisher Bureau Number 5906  
USN
USS Indiana BB-58
VO-8

Pilot  ?
MIA  February 1, 1944


Aircraft History
Built by Vought-Sikorsky. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as OS2U-3 Kingfisher bureau number 5906. Assigned to USS Indiana (BB-58) to squadron VO-8. No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On February 1, 1944 took off from the USS Indiana (BB-58) last seen 3,000–4,000 yards east of Carlson Island near Kwajalein then was never seen again. When this aircraft failed to return it was declared Missing In Action (MIA). Also lost was OS2U Kingfisher 5906.

References
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List February 1944 - OS2U 5906

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Last Updated
February 4, 2018

 

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