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  TBF-1 Avenger Bureau Number 05992  
USN
VT-11

Pilot  ?
Lost  July 18, 1943


Aircraft History
Built by Grumman as Model G-40. Constructors Number 4040. Delivered to the United States Navy (USN) as TBF-1 Avenger bureau number 05992 to squadron VT-11. No known nickname or nose art.



Mission History
On July 18, 1943 took off from Henderson Field on Guadalcanal on a bombing misison against shipping off Buin (Kahili) on Bougianville.

References
Navy Serial Number Search Results - TBF-1 Avenger 05992
USN Overseas Aircraft Loss List - July 1943 - TBF-1 Avenger 06091

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Last Updated
September 23, 2018

 

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