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  SBD-5 Dauntless Bureau Number 35968  
USMC
MAW 1
MAG 21
VMSB-236

Pilot  Lt(jg) R. Oughton (survived)
Crashed  December 16, 1943


Aircraft History
Built by Douglas at El Segundo, CA. Constructors Number 4593. Assigned to the VMSB-236.

Wartime History
Took off from Munda Airfield. Listed as "expended" on a mission from Munda to Bonis. Pilot Oughton was rescued or saved.

References
USN / USMC Loss microfilm - listed as "expended" (loss code = 12E)
Thanks to Jim Sawruk for additional information

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February 4, 2018

 

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