Mid-air collision Accident Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk 144969, Monday 24 August 1959
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Date:Monday 24 August 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 Marine Corps (USMC)
Registration: 144969
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off Morehead City, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Collided with small civil plane while practice landings and crashed in sea. Pilot bailed out.


Youngstown Vindicator 24 August 1959, p1

Revision history:

01-Dec-2017 21:29 TB Added
30-Jan-2022 14:23 harro Updated
30-Jan-2022 14:23 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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