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Douglas A4D/A-4 Skyhawk
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Bu. 154172 to Bu. 154217

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154172
*1966: NWC.
*1974: VF-43 as AD-325.
*1980: NWC.
*1980-82: VF-43 as AD-321.
*1982-86: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1986-87: NARF Pensacola, FL.
*1987-88: NADEP Pensacola, FL.
*1988-89: VA-127 as NJ-702.
*1989: VFA-127 as NJ-702.
*1989-92: Fighter Weapons School as 54.
*1992-94: VF-43 as AD-325.
*4/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154173
*1967-69: VA-93.
*1969-70: VA-125.
*1970: VA-144.
*1970-71: VA-55 as NP-500.
*1971: VA-127.
*1971-72: VA-55 as NP-502.
*1974-75: VA-55 as NP-500.
*1975-79: VMA-134.
*1979: H&MS-46.
*1980: VMA-134 as MF-101.
*1983-90: VMA-133.
*1990: Fighter Weapons School as 55.
*1991: Fighter Weapons School as 53.
*1992-94: VF-126 as NJ-622.
*3/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/1997: Sold to the Argentine Air Force for spare parts.
*Restored and coded as C-937.
*Was preserved at the Aerospace Technology Museum in RIO IV, Cordoba Province.
*Currently preserved at the Santa Romana Interforces Regional Museum in Justo Daract, San Luis Province.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154174
*1967: NWEF.
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-5xx.
*1968: VA-212 as NF-513.
*5/30/1968: Ditched into the Gulf of Tonkin due to engine failure.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154175
*Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1972-76: NATC.
*4/25/1976: Ditched into the sea off NAS Patuxent River, MD.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154176
*1970-72: NATC.
*1973: VA-127.
*1975: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1977-78: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1980: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*Currently preserved at NAS Pensacola, FL? Or is this one really 154176?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154177
*1967-69: VX-5.
*1970: VX-5 as XE-3.
*1971: VX-5 as XE-13.
*1972-73: VX-5.
*1974-80: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*5/15/1980: Written off.
*1983: Salvaged at NAS Pensacola, FL.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154178
*1967: VA-125.
*1967-68: VA-93 as NF-302.
*1968-69: VA-192.
*1969: VA-212.
*1969: VA-144.
*1970-71: VMA-214 as WE-18.
*1972: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VMA-223.
*10/23/1973: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.
*10/1973: Transferred to the Israeli AF.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154179
*1967: VX-5 as XE-4.
*1968-73: VX-5.
*1973: VMA-214.
*1974-77: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1980-85: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*2/1985: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*8/1999: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154180
*1967: VA-125.
*1967: VA-93.
*1967: VA-23.
*1968-69: VA-23 as NM-304.
*1969: VMA-211.
*1970: VA-22.
*1974: NATC.
*1975-80: VF-43.
*1980-86: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*11/1986: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Was preserved at NAS Pensacola, FL.
*Currently preserved at Boeing Field, Seattle, WA.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154181
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-201.
*1968-69: VA-23.
*1969-70: VA-55.
*1971-73: VA-164.
*1973-74: VA-127 as NJ-741.
*1974: VMA-223.
*1975: VMA-223 as WP-00.
*1975: VC-7 as UH-11.
*1976: VC-7.
*1977-78: VC-7 as UH-311.
*1978-83: VF-125 as NJ-620.
*1984: VF-126 as NJ-625.
*1985-86: VF-126.
*1987: VF-126 as NJ-620.
*1988-90: VF-126.
*1991-92: VF-126 as NJ-620.
*9/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154182
*1967: VA-125.
*1967-68: VA-93 as NF-303.
*7/26/1968: Crashed near Bai Duc Thon/Ha Tinh, NV. Pilot was killed. Perhaps bomb load exploded prematurely?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154183
*1967-70: VA-192.
*1970-71: VA-22 as NF-315.
*1971-72: VA-127.
*1972-73: VA-55.
*1973-74: VA-127.
*1974-75: VMA-223.
*1975-77: VC-7 as UH-310.
*1978: VC-7 as UH-304.
*11/1978: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Put back into service.
*1984-85: VA-127.
*1986-87: VA-127 as NJ-701.
*1988: VA-127.
*1989-92: VFA-127 as NJ-702.
*1992: VF-126 as NJ-600.
*1993-94: VF-126.
*3/1994: Put back into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154184
*1967: VA-125.
*1967-68: VA-93.
*1968-69: VA-23 as NM-xxx.
*7/29/1969: Caught fire and crashed into the sea off South Vietnam while air-refueling.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154185
*1967: VA-192 as NM-203.
*1968-70: VA-192.
*1970-71: VA-22.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-75: VMA-223.
*1975: VA-212 as NM-310. Or as NP-310 when lost?
*9/15/1975: Crashed into the sea off NAS Cubi Point, Philippines due to hydraulics failure. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154186
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-200.
*1968-69: VA-212.
*1969: VA-125.
*1969-70: VA-144 as NF-507.
*1970-72: VMA-214.
*7/22/1972: Crashed on take-off from Buckley AFB, CO in high winds.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154187
*1967-68: VA-192.
*1968: VA-93 as NF-310.
*9/6/1968: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin due to an engine explosion.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154188
*1967-68: VA-23 as NM-301.
*1969-70: VA-23.
*1970: VA-22.
*1970-72: VA-127.
*1972: VA-212.
*1972-73: VMA-223.
*10/22/1973: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.
*10/1973: Transferred to the Israeli AF as 605.
*102 Squadron.
*147 Squadron.
*Put into storage at Ovda AB.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154189
*1967-68: VA-23 as NM-3xx.
*7/23/1968: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin after a bad launch off USS Ticonderoga. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154190
*1967-68: VA-23 as NM-303.
*1969-70: VA-23.
*1970-71: VA-22 as NF-300.
*1971: VMA-214.
*1971: NATC.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-75: VMA-223.
*1975-77: VC-7.
*1977-78: VF-126.
*1978-80: VC-7.
*1980-81: VA-127 as NJ-701.
*1981: VC-7.
*1981-82: VA-127 as NJ-700.
*1982-84: VA-127 as NJ-701.
*1985-86: VA-127 as NJ-700.
*1988-90: VFA-127 as NJ-700.
*1991-92: VF-126 as NJ-624.
*9/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154191
*1967-68: VA-23.
*1968-69: VA-55.
*1969: VA-125.
*1969: VA-144.
*1970-72: VMA-214 as WE-3.
*1972-73: VMA-223.
*11/2/1973: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.
*11/1973: Transferred to the Israeli AF.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154192
*1967-68: VA-192.
*1968: VA-212.
*1968-69: VA-55.
*1969: VA-125.
*1969-71: VA-144 as NF-504.
*1971-72: VMA-214 as WE-1.
*7/22/1972: Crashed on take-off from Buckley AFB, CO in high winds.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154193
*1967-70: VA-23.
*1970-71: VA-22 as NF-3xx.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VA-164 as NP-411.
*1974-75: VA-164.
*1975-78: VMA-134.
*1979: VMA-134 as MF-102.
*1979: H&MS-46.
*1984-91: VF-43.
*1992-94: VF-43 as AD-321.
*4/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154194
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-207.
*1969-70: VA-192 as NM-407.
*1970-73: VA-55 as NP-516.
*1974: VA-55 as NP-501.
*1975: VA-55 as NP-516.
*1975: VA-55 as NP-514.
*1975-83: VMA-133 as ME-03.
*6/22/1983: Crashed on the Hartwood Gunnery Range near Finley/Necedah, WI. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154195
*1967-68: VA-93 as NF-304.
*1968-70: VA-23 as NM-302.
*1970: VA-22.
*1970-72: VA-212.
*1972-73: VA-127.
*10/22/1973: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.
*10/1973: Transferred to the Israeli AF.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154196
*1967-70: VA-23.
*1970-71: VA-127 as NJ-701.
*1971-75: VA-212.
*1975: VMA-133.
*1976-80: VMA-133 as ME-05.
*1981-83: VMA-133
*3/17/1983: Caught fire and crashed. Or on 5/17/1980?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154197
*1967-70: VA-192 as NM-212.
*1970: VA-55 as NP-502.
*1971: VA-55 as NP-507.
*1972: VA-55 as NP-502.
*5/27/1972: Ditched into the Gulf of Tonkin after a bad launch off USS Hancock.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154198
*1967-68: VA-23.
*1968: VA-93 as NF-304.
*5/14/1968: Crashed near Mu Ron Ma/Hoa Binh/Dong Hoi, NV. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154199
*1967: VA-192 as NM-xxx.
*1969: VA-192 as NM-4xx.
*7/21/1969: Crashed in South Vietnam after a collision with A-4F 155003.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154200
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-210.
*1969-70: VA-192 as NM-410.
*1970: VA-55 as NP-511.
*1971-73: VA-55.
*1974-75: VA-55 as NP-502.
*1975-76: VMA-134.
*1976: H&MS-46.
*1981: VMA-134.
*1983-85: VC-12.
*1986: VC-12 as JY-1.
*1987-89: VC-12.
*1989: VFC-12 as 1.
*1992: VFC-12 as 1.
*1993: VFC-12 as 01.
*VA-125.
*Withdrawn from use at NAS Miramar, CA.
*Currently preserved in Milville, NJ.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154201
*1967-68: VA-23 as NM-300.
*1969: VA-212.
*1969: VA-125.
*8/18/1969: Written off. Or on 8/14/1969?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154202
*1967-70: VA-23 as NM-300.
*1970-72: VA-127 as NJ-736.
*1972-75: VA-55.
*1975-76: VMA-142.
*1976-77: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*2/22/1977: Crashed on a solo demo flight near NAS Pensacola, FL. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154203
*1967-68: VA-23.
*1968: VA-93.
*1968-71: VA-22 as NF-301.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-75: VA-55 as NP-512.
*1976-78: VMA-134.
*1979: VMA-134 as MF-104.
*1980: H&MS-46.
*1982: VMA-134 as MF-104.
*1983: VMA-133 as ME-03.
*1984-87: VMA-133.
*6/9/1987: Ditched into the Oakland Estuary/Alameda Bay, CA after an aborted take-off.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154204
*1967-68: VA-23.
*1968: VA-93.
*1969: VA-212.
*1969-70: VA-125.
*1970-73: VA-127.
*1973-74: VX-4.
*1974-75: VA-127.
*1975: VA-55.
*1976: VMA-133 as ME-13.
*1979: VMA-133.
*1980-81: VMA-133 as ME-13.
*1982-84: VMA-133.
*1986: VMA-133 as ME-13.
*1987-89: VMA-133.
*1989-93: VFC-13 as UX-26.
*1993: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at the Flying Leatherneck Museum at NAS Miramar, CA.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154205
*1967-68: VA-192 as NM-211.
*1969-70: VA-192.
*1970-72: VA-55 as NP-502.
*3/8/1972: Crashed near Da Nang AB, SV due to fuel system failure.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154206
*1967-69: VA-192.
*1969: VA-195 as NM-xxx.
*8/15/1969: Written off in a hard landing on USS Oriskany in the Gulf of Tonkin. Or ditched into the Gulf of Tonkin due to catapult failure?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154207
*1967-68: VA-23.
*1968: VA-125.
*1968: VA-22.
*1969-71: VA-22 as NF-302.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VA-127.
*1973-75: VA-212 as NP-307.
*1975-88: VMA-142.
*3/1988: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154208
*1967-70: VA-192.
*1970: VA-164 as NP-412.
*1970-72: VMA-223.
*1972-73: VA-127.
*1973-74: VA-164.
*7/19/1974: Damaged beyond repair in an accident at NAS Alameda, CA.
*Wreck used as a ground trainer to NAS Pensacola, FL.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154209
*1967-69: VA-23.
*1969: VA-125.
*1969-70: VA-144 as NF-502.
*1970-72: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VA-127.
*1973-75: VA-55.
*1975: VA-127 as NJ-721.
*1975-80: VMA-142 as MB-12.
*1981-83: VMA-142.
*1984: VMA-142 as MB-00.
*1985-88: VMA-142.
*1988-89: VC-12 as JY-00.
*1989-92: Fighter Weapons School.
*1992-94: VF-126 as NJ-621.
*3/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154210
*1967-68: VA-23 as NM-314.
*1969-70: VA-23.
*1970: VA-127.
*1970-73: VA-164 as NP-402.
*1973: VA-55 as NP-5xx.
*3/6/1973: Ran out of fuel and crashed into the sea off Southern California.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154211
*1967: VA-192.
*1967-68: VA-93 as NF-305.
*1968-69: VA-23.
*1969: VA-55.
*1969: VA-144.
*1970-72: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VA-127.
*1973-74: VA-55.
*1975: VA-55 as NP-510.
*1975-78: VMA-134.
*1978: H&MS-46.
*1983-85: VF-43.
*1985: Flew with the Blue Angels as 5.
*1988-91: VF-43.
*1992-94: VF-43 as AD-320.
*4/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154212
*1967-68: VA-93.
*1968-70: VA-23.
*1970: VA-127.
*1970-71: VA-164.
*1971: VA-127.
*1971-73: VA-164.
*1973: VA-127.
*10/20/1973: Struck off charge at NARF Norfolk, VA.
*10/1973: Transferred to the Israeli AF as 603.
*147 Squadron.
*140 Squadron.
*Put into storage at Ovda AB.
*Currently preserved at Ramon AB.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154213
*1967-68: VA-113 as NG-312.
*1968-69: VA-22.
*1970-71: VA-22 as NF-304.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972-73: VA-212 as NP-300.
*1974-75: VA-212.
*1975-80: VMA-134 as MF-106.
*1980: H&MS-46.
*1983: VMA-134.
*6/17/1983: Crashed near Del Mar, CA due to hydraulics failure.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154214
*1967-68: VA-113 as NG-302.
*5/7/1968: Crashed into the Gulf of Tonkin off USS Enterprise. Pilot was killed.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154215
*1967-68: VA-113.
*1968: VA-93 as NF-313.
*1968: VA-22.
*1968-69: VA-93.
*1969: VA-164.
*1969-70: VA-125.
*1970: VA-144 as NF-516.
*6/7/1970: Crashed into the sea off South Vietnam due to engine failure.

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154216
*1967-68: VA-113 as NG-301.
*6/23/1968: Ditched into the Gulf of Tonkin due to engine failure. Or on 1/23/1968?

A-4F Skyhawk/Bu. 154217
*1967-68: VA-113 as NG-307.
*1968-70: VA-22 as NF-306.
*1971: H&MS-13.
*1971-72: VMA-214.
*1972: VA-127.
*1972: VMA-214.
*1972-75: VMA-223.
*1975-79: VC-7 as UH-306.
*1979-82: VF-43.
*1983-84: VF-43 as AD-320.
*1984: Flew with the Blue Angels as 6.
*Currently preserved at NAS Pensacola, FL.

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