Accident Douglas A-4D Skyhawk , Saturday 1 April 1961
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Date:Saturday 1 April 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic A4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas A-4D Skyhawk
Owner/operator:United States Navy (USN)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:ca 4 mi N of Lake Port, CA -   United States of America
Phase: En route
Departure airport:NAS Alameda, CA/VMR-...
Destination airport:
Marine Reserve pilot Maj Philip W. Delano on weekend training flight in a four ship formation ejected from his plane but died from injuries.


Santa Cruz Sentinel 2 April 1961, p3

Revision history:

30-Jul-2022 17:14 TB Added
15-Apr-2024 12:23 Cobar Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Phase, Source]

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