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Douglas A4D/A-4 Skyhawk
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Bu. 139919 to Bu. 139970

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139919
*1957: VMA-224.
*1957-58: VA-94.
*1958: H&MS-12.
*1958-60: VMA-211.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961-63: NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1969: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*1/3/1969: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139920
*1956-57: VMA-224 as WK-1.
*1957-59: VA-93.
*1959: VA-56.
*1959-60: VA-112.
*1960-61: VA-126 as NJ-668.
*1961-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*11/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1964: VA-125 as NJ-028.
*1/3/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139921
*1956-57: VA-72.
*1957: VA-83.
*1957-58: VA-86.
*1958: VA-66.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*4/24/1959: Written off.
*Currently preserved at the USS Hornet Museum, CA.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139922
*1956: VF(AW)-3.
*1957-58: FASRON-8.
*1958: H&MS-12.
*1958: VMA-224.
*1958-59: VMA-211.
*1960-62: VA-43.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*7/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Memphis, TN.
*9/28/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Assigned as a ground trainer at NAS Memphis, TN.
*1980: Salvaged in Kissemee, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139923
*1956-57: VA-72.
*1957: VA-83.
*1957: VA-86.
*1957-58: VA-72.
*1958-59: VA-44 as AD-320.
*1960-61: VA-126 as NJ-662.
*1961-62: NARTU Jacksonville, FL. Or NARTU Los Alamitos, CA?
*9/16/1962: Lost control and crashed in Suwannee County, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139924
*1957: VF(AW)-3 as TT-xxx.
*3/29/1957: Crashed near Caiseuk. State? Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139925
*1956-58: VX-5 as XE-7.
*1958: FASRON-8.
*1958-59: VA-125.
*1960-62: VA-43.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*7/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-69: NARTU Olathe, KS.
*2/3/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Olathe, KS.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139926
*1956: VX-5 as XE-8.
*10/10/1956: Crashed near Inyokern, CA. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139927
*1956-58: VX-5 as XE-9.
*1958: FASRON-8.
*1958-61: VA-125 as NJ-007.
*1961: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961-63: NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*1963: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*12/9/1963: Struck off charge.
*Used for ejection seat trials after that.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139928
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-303.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-2xx.
*1959-61: VA-43.
*1961-63: NARTU Alameda, CA as 6G-1x.
*1963: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*8/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*1967: Returned to service.
*1967: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*1967-69: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*5/17/1969: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139929
*1956-58: VX-5 as XE-10.
*1958-59: FASRON-8.
*1959: VA-125.
*1959-61: VA-126.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*1962: NPF El Centro, CA.
*7/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*1964: Returned to service.
*1964: H&MS-15.
*12/12/1964: Struck off charge.
*Was preserved at NAS Alameda, CA.
*Currently preserved at the USS Hornet Museum, CA.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139930
*1959: VA-125.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*3/7/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.
*8/1976: Salvaged on the Eglin Ranges, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139931
*1956-58: VA-93.
*1958-62: VA-125.
*1962: NARTU Quonset Point, RI.
*1966: Naval Aircraft Torpedo Unit as 3.
*1966: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Olathe, KS as 7K-137.
*9/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*10/1973: Assigned as a ground trainer to NAS Memphis, TN.
*Currently preserved in Orlando, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139932
*1956-58: VA-72.
*1958: FASRON-8.
*1959: VA-44.
*5/25/1959: Written off.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139933
*1957: VA-72 as AG-3xx.
*1957: VA-83 as AP-3xx.
*1957-58: VA-172 as AB-3xx.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*1959-60: NAS Quonset Point, RI.
*1960-61: VA-43.
*1961-62: BUWEPS Memphis, TN.
*1962: NARTU Alameda, CA as 6G-120.
*11/1962: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU South Weymouth, MA.
*11/15/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139934
*1956: VF(AW)-3.
*1957-58: FASRON-8.
*1958-59: H&MS-12 as WA-7.
*1959-60: VMA-211.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA as 7L-8.
*1961-63: VMA-142 as 6F-8.
*1963-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1964: NARTU Atlanta, GA.
*4/11/1964: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139935
*1956-58: VA-72 as L-202.
*1958: VA-172.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*1960-62: VA-43 as AD-318 (or AD-316?).
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*2/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*10/3/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139936
*1956: VF(AW)-3.
*1957: VMA-224.
*1957-59: H&MS-12.
*1959-60: H&MS-17.
*1960: VMA-211.
*1960: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*2/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-69: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1/14/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Assigned as a ground trainer at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139937
*1956-57: VA-72.
*1958: VA-72 as AG-306.
*1958: VA-172.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*1960-61: VA-126.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*1967: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1967-69: VMA-134.
*4/23/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139938
*1956: VF(AW)-3.
*1957: VMA-224.
*1957-58: H&MS-12.
*1958: VA-93.
*1958-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*12/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1967: ? as NF-414.
*1966-67: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA as 7L-82.
*1968-69: VMA-134 as 7L-19.
*4/5/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Assigned as a ground trainer to NAS Memphis, TN.
*1980: Salvaged at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139939
*1957: NATC.
*1957-58: NASWF.
*1958-59: NATC.
*1960-61: NARTU Oakland, CA.
*1961-63: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU New York, NY.
*1968-69: NARTU Norfolk, VA.
*4/4/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Assigned as a ground trainer to NAS Memphis, TN.
*4/2002: Put into storage in Hondo, TX.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139940
*1956-58: VA-72 as L-208.
*1958: VA-66.
*1958-61: VA-44.
*1961-62: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*10/1962: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1968-69: VMA-134.
*3/28/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139941
*1956-58: VA-72.
*1958: VA-66.
*1958: FASRON-3.
*1959: VA-43 as AD-218.
*1959: VA-43 as AD-215.
*1960: BUWEPS Memphis, TN.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961-63: NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*7/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1968: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*10/20/1968: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139942
*1956-58: VA-93 as NG-302.
*1958-61: VA-125 as NJ-502.
*2/17/1961: Ditched into the sea off USS Ticonderoga due to launch failure. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139943
*1957-58: VA-72.
*1958: VA-44 as AD-313.
*1959-61: VA-44.
*1961-62: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*11/1962: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1968-69: VMA-134 as 7L-21.
*3/28/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139944
*1957-58: VA-72 as L-210.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*12/5/1959: Flamed out and ditched into the sea nearby USS Independence.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139945
*1956-58: VA-72.
*1958: VA-66.
*1958-62: VA-44.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*3/31/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*NATTC Memphis, TN.
*Currently preserved in El Mirage, CA in poor condition.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139946
*1956: VA-72 as L-205.
*1957-58: VA-72.
*1958: VA-66.
*1958-59: VA-44.
*1959-61: VA-126 as NJ-659.
*1961: VX-4.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*5/1962: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-67: NARTU New York, NY as 7R-10.
*1968-69: NARTU Norfolk, VA.
*3/6/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139947
*1956-58: VA-93 as NG-304.
*1958-59: VA-56.
*1959-60: VA-112 as NH-207.
*1960-61: VA-126.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Twin Cities, MN.
*9/21/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Assigned as a ground trainer to NAS Memphis, TN.
*Was preserved at Chanute AFB, IL.
*Was preserved in Rantoul, IL.
*Currently preserved at the MAPS Museum in Akron, OH.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139948
*1956-57: VA-93 as NG-305.
*1958-59: VA-93.
*1959: VA-56.
*1959: VA-112.
*10/14/1959: Crashed on the Yuma Bombing Range, AZ due to hydraulics failure. Or on 10/15/1959?

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139949
*1956-57: VA-93 as NG-313.
*7/9/1957: Crashed near Caiseauk/Glendale, CA on an acceptance flight. Pilot was killed?

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139950
*1956-59: VA-93 as NG-306.
*1959: VA-56.
*1959: VA-112.
*1959-61: VA-126.
*1961: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*1963: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*7/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1968-69: VMA-134.
*3/12/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139951
*1957-58: VA-72.
*2/6/1958: Crashed near Norfolk, VA due to birdstrikes.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139952
*1957: VA-72 as L-200.
*6/20/1957: Crashed into the sea off NAS Quonset Point, RI. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139953
*1956-58: VA-72.
*1958: FASRON-5.
*1958-59: VA-34.
*1959-60: VA-43 as AD-314.
*1962: VA-125.
*11/18/1962: Struck off charge.
*11/1962: Assigned at NAS Lemoore, CA as a ground trainer.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139954
*1957-58: VA-93 as NG-308.
*1958-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*NARTU Jacksonville, FL.
*3/5/1969: Struck off charge at NARF Jacksonville, FL.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139955
*1957-58: VX-5.
*1958: FASRON-8.
*1958-59: VA-125.
*10/26/1959: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139956
*1957-58: VA-72 as AG-3xx.
*1958-61: VA-44.
*1961-63: NARTU Jacksonville, FL as 6G-13.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1968: NARTU Memphis, TN.
*1968-69: VMA-134 as 7L-23.
*4/5/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Was preserved at NAS Atlanta, GA.
*Currently preserved at Dobbins ARB, GA.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139957
*1957-58: VA-93 as NG-307.
*1958-60: VA-125.
*1960-61: VA-126.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU New York, NY.
*11/20/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139958
*1957-58: VA-93 as NG-309.
*1958-59: VA-125.
*1959-61: VA-126 as NJ-654.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU New York, NY.
*9/27/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139959
*1957: VA-93 as NG-311.
*10/29/1957: Written off.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139960
*1957-59: VA-34.
*1959: VF-21.
*1959-60: VA-43.
*5/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-68: NARTU Norfolk, VA.
*10/24/1968: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Rear fuselage currently preserved at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino, CA.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139961
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-302.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-226.
*1959-60: VA-43 as AD-326.
*9/28/1960: Written off.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139962
*1957-58: VMA-224 as WK-2.
*1958-60: VMA-211.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961: NARTU Oakland, CA.
*1963-64: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*4/1964: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*4/7/1965: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139963
*1957: VA-34 as K-307.
*1958: VA-34 as AC-xxx.
*3/7/1958: Crashed into the Western Mediterranean Sea due to pilot vertigo. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139964
*1957-58: VA-93.
*1958: VA-153.
*1958: H&MS-12.
*1959-60: MARS-17.
*1960-61: VA-126.
*1961-62: VA-125.
*1962-63: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*4/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*8/5/1966: Crashed near Starks, LA after a collision with A-4B 144900. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139965
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-306.
*1/8/1959: Written off.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139966
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-304.
*1959: VF-21 as AD-325.
*1959-60: VA-43 as AD-325.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961: NARTU Oakland, CA.
*1961-62: NARTU Alameda, CA.
*11/30/1962: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.
*2/10/1963: Struck off charge.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139967
*1957-58: VA-153.
*1958: FASRON-10.
*1958-59: VA-125.
*1/6/1959: Damaged beyond repair in an accident.
*Currently preserved in Annapolis, MD?

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139968
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-305.
*1959: VF-21.
*6/12/1959: Written off.
*Currently preserved at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139969
*1957: VA-34 as K-312.
*1958-59: VA-34 as AC-312.
*1959: VF-21.
*1959-60: VA-43.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961: NARTU Oakland, CA.
*1963: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*11/1963: Put into storage at NAF Litchfield Park, AZ.
*Returned to service.
*1966-69: NARTU South Weymouth, MA.
*1/3/1969: Struck off charge at NAS Memphis, TN.
*Was preserved at NAS Pensacola, FL, falsely marked as 142176.
*Was preserved at NAF China Lake, CA.
*Currently preserved at the Yanks Air Museum in Chino, CA.

Douglas A4D-1 (A-4A) Skyhawk/Bu. 139970
*1957-59: VA-34 as AC-300.
*1959: VF-21.
*1960-61: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*1961: NARTU Oakland, CA.
*1963: NARTU Los Alamitos, CA.
*12/20/1963: Struck off charge.

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