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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 158621
Last updated: 2 May 2020
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Date:27-JUL-1968
Time:
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: 152595
C/n / msn: I-143
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Standing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
A-6A Intruder BuNo. 152595/'DT-10' of VMA(AW)‑242, MAG‑11, USMC, based at Da Nang Air Base, South Vietnam. Destroyed July 27 1968 on whilst parked on the ground at Da Nang by rocket fire during Viet Cong attack. Aircraft was parked in a revetment loaded with 22 MK-82 bombs when it received a direct hit. No casualties among the aircrew, as no one on board at the time

Sources:

1. A-6 Intruder Units of the Vietnam War By Rick Morgan
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
4. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html
5. https://www.fold3.com/document/51219452/

A U.S. Marine Corps Grumman A-6A Intruder (BuNo 152595) from Marine All-Weather Attack Squadron VMA(AW)-242 Bats loaded with 227 kg Mk 82 bombs takes off on a mission from Da Nang, South Vietnam in late 1967: A-6A Intruder VMA(AW)-242 at Da Nang c1967

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Aug-2013 08:24 Uli Elch Added
19-Aug-2013 08:33 Uli Elch Updated [Date, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Narrative]
19-Aug-2013 09:18 Uli Elch Updated [Operator]
20-Mar-2016 00:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 15:05 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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