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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 213960
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:01-JUN-1943
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CORS model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vought F4U-1 Corsair
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 02499
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Moso Island -   Vanuatu
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Efate
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane collided with another plane and crash landed on Moso Island. The pilot died in the crash.

Sources:

https://books.google.nl/books?id=nJOdAgAAQBAJ&pg=PA186&lpg=PA186&dq=plane+moso+island&source=bl&ots=jXLHDxeahO&sig=LH9cTKCKGIWhuZxNoy5umhce63I&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj2776Ry87cAhVC2xoKHb4SAdsQ6AEwDnoECAMQAQ#v=onepage&q=plane%20moso%20island&f=false
https://samisarkis.photoshelter.com/image/I0000RNF_Wy.3z1k


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Aug-2018 14:41 gerard57 Added
02-Aug-2018 14:41 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Aug-2018 14:43 gerard57 Updated [Aircraft type]

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