Crashed December 31, 1943
Built by Douglas Aircraft Company
in El Segundo, California. Delivered to the U. S. Navy (USN) as SBD-5 Dauntless Bureau Number 35949.
Assigned to the United States Marine Corps (USMC) to squadron VMSB-235. This aircraft had no known nickname or nose art.
On December 31, 1943 took off from Emirau Airfield.
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List December 1943 - SBD-5 35949
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January 5, 2018