Mid-air collision Accident Douglas A4D Skyhawk (2x) , Wednesday 29 November 1961
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Date:Wednesday 29 November 1961
Time:c. 21:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A4D Skyhawk (2x)
Owner/operator:United States Marine Corps (USMC)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Morehead City, NC -   United States of America
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, NC
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Two Skyhawk collided over the mouth of Newport River. 1°Lt Charles A. Brunt (25) died in the wreckage. Capt Harris J. Fennell (28) ejected safely into the river.


Youngstown Vindicator 30 November 1961, p1

Revision history:

29-Apr-2021 08:11 TB Added
18-Feb-2022 20:05 TB Updated [Time, Location, Narrative]
05-Jun-2022 20:15 TB Updated [Aircraft type]

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