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  PV-1 Ventura    
USN or USMC

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Earl Hinz c1980s

Aircraft History
Built by Lockheed in Burbank, CA. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as PV-1 Ventura bureau number unknown.

Wartime History
Assigned to the U. S. Navy (USN) or U. S. Marine Corps (USMC) to an unknown squadron. No known nickname or nose art. This aircraft was abandoned on Espiritu Santo.

Wreckage
Until the 1980s, the fuselage of this Ventura remained near the coast on Espiritu Santo and was used as a play house by children. Whereabouts today are unknown.

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Last Updated
May 17, 2018

 

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