Incident Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk 142938,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 279647
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Date:Saturday 3 June 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 142938
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:25 mi from USS Midway -   Pacific Ocean
Departure airport:USS Midway/VMA-311
Destination airport:
Caught fire and crashed into the sea of Japan after pilot had ejected safely.


Ejection History

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