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Lockheed PV-1 Ventura
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U. S. Navy (USN) PV-1 Bureau Number
PV-1 Ventura 29870  pilot Birdsall MIA March 21, 1944, 4 missing
PV-1 Ventura 33079  pilot Pierce MIA March 21, 1944, 4 missing
PV-1 Ventura 33214
 pilot Trewhitt ditched September 17, 1943, 1 missing
PV-1 Ventura 33254  crashed February 3, 1944
PV-1 Ventura 33343  pilot Moore ditched March 25, 1944, 3 missing
PV-1 Ventura 33346  pilot Austin crashed December 30, 1943
PV-1 Ventura 33361  pilot Baker MIA February 14, 1944, 6 missing
PV-1 Ventura 34???  pilot Tony crashed August 21, 1944 (?)
PV-1 Ventura 34641  pilot Witman MIA March 25, 1944 discovered 2002m 7 missing, resolved
PV-1 Ventura 34644  (NZ4521) transfered RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 34645  (NZ4522) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 34651  (A59-55) transfered to RAAF
PV-1 Ventura 34754  (A59-56) transfered to RAAF
PV-1 Ventura 34799  pilot Taylor MIA October 29, 1944, 7 missing
PV-1 Ventura 34824  pilot Davis MIA May 3, 1944, 5 missing
PV-1 Ventura 34924  pilot Beathard rescued August 8, 1944
PV-1 Ventura 48903  (NZ4575) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 48906  (A59-73) transfered to RAAF
PV-1 Ventura 48934  pilot Logan MIA May 13, 1944, 6 missing
PV-1 Ventura 49393  (NZ4578) transfered RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49444  (NZ4609) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49447  (NZ4618) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49452  (NZ4613) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49454  (NZ4614) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49507  pilot Cowles force landed August 20, 1944, crew interned returned
PV-1 Ventura 49524  (NZ4632) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49555 (A59-96) transfered to RAAF
PV-1 Ventura 49580  (NZ4634) transfered to RNZAF
PV-1 Ventura 49624  pilot Parker ditched January 18, 1945

U. S. Army Air Force (USAAF) B-34/RB-34 Lexington Serial Number
B-34 Lexington 41-38117  (NZ4600) displayed at MoTaT

Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Ventura Serial Number
PV-1 Ventura A59-55  (34651) pilot Sinclair crashed December 7, 1943
PV-1 Ventura A59-56  (34754) crashed January 27, 1945 off Bremer Island
PV-1 Ventura A59-73  (48906) abandoned Gove Airfield
PV-1 Ventura A59-96  (49555) displayed Queensland Air Museum

Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF) Ventura Serial Number
PV-1 Ventura NZ4521  (34644) scrapped 1948
PV-1 Ventura NZ4522  (34645) pilot Thomas force landed September 9, 1944
PV-1 Ventura NZ4575  (48903) pilot Houghton crashed October 10, 1944
PV-1 Ventura NZ4578  (49393) pilot Graham MIA May 28, 1945
PV-1 Ventura NZ4600  (41-38117) displayed at MoTaT
PV-1 Ventura NZ4609  (49444) pilot Lloyd crashed June 10, 1945
PV-1 Ventura NZ4613  (49452) pilot Benton crashed June 9, 1945
PV-1 Ventura NZ4614  (49454) pilot Stevens crashed September 9, 1944, 5 missing
PV-1 Ventura NZ4618  (49447) pilot Thomas force landed September 22, 1945
PV-1 Ventura NZ4632  (49524) crashed July 14, 1945
PV-1 Ventura NZ4634  (49580) pilot Hobbs crashed December 20, 1944

Other Known Wrecks
PV-1 Ventura
 fuselage abandoned Espirito Santo
PV-1 Ventura  destroyed October 23, 1944
PV-1 Ventura  Isle de Guadalupe



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