Incident Douglas A-4E Skyhawk 150079,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 347836
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Date:Saturday 27 August 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A-4E Skyhawk
Owner/operator:US Navy
Registration: 150079
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Gulf of Tonkin/South China Sea -   Vietnam
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:USS Oriskany (CVA 34)
Destination airport:USS Oriskany (CVA 34)
A Skyhawk on an armed reconnaissance sortie suffered an electrical failure. Pilot, LT(JG) John F. Schroeder, Jr., ejected and was rescued. Squadron VA-163.


USS Oriskany (CVA 34) deck log


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13-Nov-2023 17:02 fabiop Added
13-Nov-2023 17:09 fabiop Updated [Phase]

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