Incident Douglas A-4C Skyhawk 149512,
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Date:Monday 19 August 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A-4C Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 149512
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off the Gavres Peninsula -   France
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:USS Independence (CVA-62)
Destination airport:USS Independence (CVA-62)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed at sea in fog. Four Skyhawk jets from Independence were lost this day in fog and only one of them was able to land safely. Pilot, LT(JG) Duane Tuttle, ejected safely. Aircraft was attached to VA-72 Squadron and had modex AG301.


Passauer Neue Presse 20 August 1963, p12

Revision history:

29-Apr-2011 21:57 Daniel Nole Added
30-Oct-2014 17:00 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
30-Oct-2014 17:05 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]
29-Oct-2015 17:19 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
29-Jan-2022 20:31 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
30-Jan-2022 17:24 fabiop Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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