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Douglas A4D/A-4 Skyhawk
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Bu. 148304 to Bu. 148317

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148304
*1961: VA-44.
*1961-62: VA-36.
*1962-63: VA-46.
*1963-64: VA-44.
*1964-65: VA-106.
*1965: VA-44.
*1965-67: VA-64 as AE-616.
*1967-68: VA-36.
*1968-69: VA-34.
*1969-70: VC-8.
*1970: NARTU New York, NY.
*1970: NARTU New Orleans, LA.
*1970: VSF-86.
*1971-73: NAS Glynco, GA.
*1973-74: VT-86 as 4B-06.
*5/1974: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/1980: Sold to the Singaporean AF as A-4Si 918.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148305
*1961-63: VA-36.
*1963: VA-44.
*1963-65: VA-172 as AB-305.
*1965: VA-44.
*1965: VA-36 as NG-705.
*12/22/1965: Shot down by ground fire near Uong Bi, NV.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148306
*1961-65: VA-153.
*1965: VA-22.
*1965-66: VA-153 as NL-301.
*1966-68: VA-146.
*1968: VA-125.
*1968: VA-95 as AB-505.
*1969-70: VA-95.
*4/1970: Converted to A-4L.
*1970-75: VA-204 as AF-412.
*9/1975: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/1983: Sold to the Malaysian AF as an A-4PTM.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148307
*1961-62: VA-153 as NL-307.
*1963-66: VA-153.
*1966-67: VA-23 as NE-307.
*1967: VA-81.
*1967-68: VA-44.
*7/1969: Converted to A-4L.
*1970: VA-203.
*1971: VA-203 as AF-300.
*1974-76: VC-5.
*7/1976: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*9/1983: Sold to the Malaysian AF.
*Salvaged by Air Met as N156AT.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148308
*1961-63: VA-153 as NL-308.
*1964-65: VA-153.
*1965: VA-22.
*1965-66: VA-195.
*1966: VA-94 as NF-404.
*10/7/1966: Crashed in the Chocolate Mountains near the Salton Sea, CA after a collision with an F-8.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148309
*1961: VA-153 as NL-3xx.
*8/4/1961: Caught fire and crashed near Tajon Ranch/Arvin, CA.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148310
*1961-65: VA-153 as NL-310.
*1965-66: VA-195.
*1966-67: VA-94 as NF-406.
*1967-68: VA-112 as NH-411.
*1969: VA-112 as AH-xxx.
*7/22/1969: Crashed into the sea off South Vietnam after a bad launch from USS Ticonderoga.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148311
*1961: VA-44.
*1961-63: VA-36 as AC-609.
*1963-66: VA-44.
*1966-67: VA-34.
*1967-69: VA-172.
*1969-70: VA-66.
*1970: VA-304 as ND-404.
*12/1970: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*10/1980: Sold to the Singaporean AF as an A-4Si.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148312
*1961: VA-44.
*1961-62: VA-36.
*1962-63: VA-44.
*3/28/1963: Written off.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148313
*1960-61: VA-44.
*1961: VA-36 as NG-703.
*1961-65: VA-36 as AC-607.
*1966: VA-36 as NG-703.
*3/20/1966: Shot down by ground fire near Lang Dong near Vinh, NV.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148314
*1961-65: VA-153 as NL-304.
*1965-66: VA-192 as NM-2xx.
*1966-67: VA-56 as NG-4xx.
*1967-69: VA-76 as NP-681.
*1969-70: VA-44.
*1970-71: VC-4.
*1971-74: VC-2.
*1974-75: VC-7.
*4/6/1975: Struck off charge at NAS Andrews, MD.
*Was preserved the Smithsonian Institute, DC.
*Currently preserved in Silver Hill, MD.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148315
*1961: VA-43.
*1961-62: VA-72.
*1962-63: VMA-242.
*1963: VMA-225.
*3/20/1963: Caught fire and crashed near Scotland Neck, NC. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148316
*1961: VA-43.
*1961-62: VA-72.
*1962: VMA-224.
*1962: H&MS-14.
*1962: VMA-225.
*1963: VMA-225 as CE-12.
*1964: VMA-225.
*1964-66: VA-44.
*1966-67: VA-34.
*1968: VA-34 as AA-316.
*1968: VA-44.
*1968-69: VMA-324.
*1969: MARTD Alameda, CA.
*VA-305 as ND-511.
*3/1970: Converted to A-4L.
*1970: VA-205.
*9/1975: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*9/1983: Sold to the Malaysian AF.
*1986: Salvaged by Air Met as N157AT.

Douglas A4D-2N (A-4C) Skyhawk/Bu. 148317
*1961-1963: VA-153 as NL-306.
*1963-1965: VA-153 as NL-305.
*4/7/1965: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin off Dong Hoi, NV due to battle damage. Pilot was killed.

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