Incident Douglas A4D Skyhawk ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201165
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Date:Friday 24 April 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A4D Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 25 mi N of Gainesville, FL -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Jacksonville NAS, FL
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed and burned in swampy area of Lake Butler after engine failed. Pilot (25) parachuted to safety.


The Evening Independent 24 April 1959, p1

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11-Nov-2017 16:50 TB Added
05-Jun-2022 20:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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