Accident Douglas A4D-2 Skyhawk 142423, Saturday 7 January 1961
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Date:Saturday 7 January 1961
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: 142423
MSN: 11608
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:off USS Independence -   Mediterranean Sea
Departure airport:USS Independence
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
The A4D, pilot Lt Cmdr John Howard Thayer, crashed into the North Tyrrhenian Sea.


Evening Independent 9 January 1961, pA6

Revision history:

16-Jan-2022 08:16 harro Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2022 08:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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