Incident Douglas A4D-5 Skyhawk 149959,
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Date:Thursday 26 October 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A4D-5 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 149959
MSN: 13012
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:over Hanoi -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
Destination airport:USS Oriskany (CVA-34)
Shot down by North Vietnamese SAM battery. Pilot John S. McCain III ejected and became POW.


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25-Nov-2023 08:01 nhofmann54 Added

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