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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154573
Last updated: 28 September 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6A Intruder
Owner/operator:VMA(AW)-242 USMC
Registration: 152588
C/n / msn: I-136
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Standing
Departure airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam
Destination airport:
A-6A Intruder BuNo 152588/'DT-08' of VMA(AW)-242, US Marine Corps was destroyed on the ground in a VietCong rocket attack on the night of 29/30 January 1968, whilst parked outside at DaNang Air Base, South Vietnam. No casualties on board the aircraft, as there was no one aboard at the time. Four other A-6As were damaged in the same attack.


1. A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War By Rick Morgan

Revision history:

28-Mar-2013 09:07 Uli Elch Added
28-Mar-2013 09:11 Uli Elch Updated [Location, Narrative]
19-Aug-2013 09:16 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
16-Mar-2016 23:08 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 15:09 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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