8 accounted for from Espirto Santo

Details about those listed as missing or killed in the Pacific, including current search operations.

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8 accounted for from Espirto Santo

Post by PF » Mon May 21, 2012 4:23 pm

22 August 1943
R 1/c Harry C. Scribner TBF-1 Avenger
22 April 1944
1st Lt. Laverne A. Lallathin, 2nd Lt. Dwight D. Ekstam, 2nd Lt. Walter B. Vincent, Jr., Tech. Sgt. James A. Sisney, Cpl. Wayne R. Erickson, Cpl. John D. Yeager, and Pfc. John A. Donovan, U.S. Marine Corps, were lost on April 22, 1944 when their PBJ-1 crashed over the island of Espiritu Santo, New Hebrides (Vanuatu). They were identified on Jan. 24, 2012. They were accounted for on May 7, March 28, March 6, May 9, March 7, March 14, March 16 respectively.




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Re: 8 accounted for from Espirto Santo

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Re: 8 accounted for from Espirto Santo

Post by PF » Thu Jun 28, 2012 12:24 pm

Scribner was accounted for June 26, 2012 http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/news/news_rele ... ribner.pdf

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Re: 8 accounted for from Espirto Santo

Post by vivid Vanuatu » Sun Jul 01, 2012 11:41 pm

Warm good afternoon from Port Vila (Vanuatu)

I wonder would anybody out there have any records of how many planes based in the New Hebrides (Vanuatu) went missing or crashed.

Many thanks from here.

Andrew

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