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  PV-1 Ventura Bureau Number 33254  

Pilot  ?
MIA  February 3, 1944

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed at Burbank, CA. Assigned to the U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) or U. S. Navy (USN).

Mission History
On February 3, 1944 took off from Piva Airfield on a mission to Buka. This aircraft was reportedly lost twenty miles off Buka Passage.

USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List February 1944 - PV-1 33254 no pilot listed
VMF-215 War Diary February 1944 page 5
"1130 HOP: One PV-1 was seen to go down 20 miles 200° from Buka Passage."

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Last Updated
May 22, 2017


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