Accident Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 151144,
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Date:Wednesday 2 June 1965
Time:10:30 UTC+7
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 151144
MSN: NE348
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:NVN -   Vietnam
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:USS Midway (CVA-41)
Destination airport:Thanh Hoa Province, North Vietnam
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
VA-23 Black Knights A-4E BuNo 151144, NE-348, Lt.(jg) David Marion Christian was shot down when he was hit by AAA while pulling up from ground assault strike south of Than Hoa.


El Litoral 2 June 1965, p1


Revision history:

25-Jun-2015 15:26 TB Added
29-Dec-2023 08:12 LarryCh Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Category]

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