Aircraft Photo of 14513 | Vought FG-1 Corsair | USA - Marines | #287853
Registration / Serial:14513
Aircraft Original Type:Vought V-166 Corsair
Aircraft Generic Type:Vought V-166 F4U/F3A/FG/AU/F2G Corsair
Aircraft Version:Vought FG-1 Corsair
Licence-built by:Goodyear
C/n (msn):[ 14513 ]
Operator / Titles:USA - Marines
City / Airport:PeleliuMap
Airport Codes:None
Photo Date:26 September 1944 to 3 October 1944
Photo Photo Archive
Photo ID: 287853
Photo Comment

Taken during the bloody Battle of Peleliu, one of the Palau islands. The photo source is positive this is BuNo 14513, listed as lost on 6 November 1944 off Palau, belonging to VMF-114. That squadron landed on the Peleliu airfield on 26 September. Note the Curtiss Commando in the background. Photo from: Naval History and Heritage Command

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