Accident Douglas A4D-1 Skyhawk 142153, Monday 27 February 1961
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Date:Monday 27 February 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A4D-1 Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Registration: 142153
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Guantanamo Bay NAS -   Cuba
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed during a low-level training maneuver over a isolated area of Navy reservation at Guantanamo Bay. Lt (jg) Sherwood E. Gifford, Jr (29).


Youngstown Vindicator 28 February 1961, p8

Revision history:

19-Apr-2021 06:31 TB Added
30-Jan-2022 14:25 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Location, Source]

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