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Corsair NZ5255

Aircraft Model:Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Constructor's No.:4861
Identities:56438; NZ5255
Units:No. 21 Squadron, RNZAF


29 August 1944Aircraft failed to recover from a low level strafing attack, crashing into the jungle near Kara, Bougainville.
Pilot: F/Sgt RONALD LAWRENCE BAYLY, RNZAF 4210518 (Missing)


Prince, I. 2014 RNZAF Chance Vought F4U-1,F4U-1D & Goodyear FG-1D Corsair NZ5201 to NZ5577 and NZ5601 to NZ5660. NZDF Serials. Retrieved 3 January 2018 from <http://www.adf-serials.com.au/nz-serials/nzcorsair.htm>.

Record updated on 3 January 2019.


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