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  SBD-5 Dauntless Bureau Number 35949  
USMC
VMSB-235
"Death Angels"

Aircraft History
Built by Douglas Aircraft Company in El Segundo, California. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as SBD-5 Dauntless bureau number 35949.

Wartime History
Assigned to the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to Marine Scout Bombing Squadron 235 "Death Angels" (VMSB-235). No known nickname or nose art.

Mission History
On December 31, 1943 took off from Emirau Airfield and crashed.

References
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List December 1943 - SBD-5 35949

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Last Updated
January 5, 2019

 

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