Accident Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk 142776, Wednesday 27 May 1959
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Date:Wednesday 27 May 1959
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: 142776
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:USS Intrepid -   Italy
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed in the Mediterranean Sea while practice carrier-controlled approaches. Cmdr Wilfred J. McNeil, Jr.


Youngstown Vindicator 28 May 1959, p1
USS Intrepid Cruisbooks

Revision history:

29-Nov-2017 18:07 TB Added
24-Jul-2018 10:06 j155 Updated [Registration, Source]
05-Jun-2022 20:13 TB Updated [Aircraft type]
06-Aug-2022 21:06 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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