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Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Bu. 160241 to Bu. 160264

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160241
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-1.
*1981: VMA-223 as WP-1.
*10/19/1981: Exploded and crashed in the Far East somewhere.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160242
*1979: VMA-331.
*1979-81: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-11.
*10/29/1985: Crashed near Boiling Springs, SC due to oxygen starvation. Pilot was killed.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160243
*1979: VMA-331.
*1979-81: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331 as VL-17.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-17 and WP-12.
*1984: VMA-223 as WP-12.
*1985-86: VMA-223.
*1987: VMA-223 as WP-12.
*1987-93: VMA-124 as QP-09.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-01.
*12/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160244
*1979: VMA-331.
*1979-81: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331.
*1982-86: VMA-223 as WP-5.
*1987: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-11.
*1990: VMA-124.
*1/1990: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Sold to the Argentine Air Force for spare parts.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160245
*VMA-223.
*1979: NWEF.
*1980: NWC.
*1982: VX-5 as XE-15.
*1982: NWC.
*1985-89: VX-5 as XE-14.
*6/1989: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Sent to be a target on the Barry Goldwater Range, AZ.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160246
*1979: VMA-331 as VL-6.
*1979-81: VMA-223 as WP-1.
*1981-82: VMA-331 as VL-01.
*1982-87: VMA-223 as WP-14.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-08.
*1990: VMA-124.
*1990: VMA-332.
*1990: VMA-131.
*1990: Struck off charge.
*1997: Broken up for spare parts.
*Fuselage currently preserved in Kennesaw, GA.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160247
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-7.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-7.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-13.
*1990-93: VMA-124.
*1993: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved in North Hollywood, CA.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160248
*1979-81: VMA-331 as VL-8.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-8.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-05.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*9/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Sold to the Argentine Air Force for spare parts.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160249
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-9.
*1981-85: VMA-223 as WP-9.
*1986-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-18.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-04.
*Currently preserved in North Hollywood, CA.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160250
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-10.
*4/14/1981: Crashed on take-off from Kadena AB, Okinawa due to engine failure.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160251
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-2.
*1981: VMA-223 as WP-2.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-2.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987: VMA-124.
*1988-89: VMA-124 as QP-04.
*5/15/1989: Lost control and crashed into Brewer Mountainnear Heber Spring, AR.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160252
*1979: VMA-331.
*1979: VMA-223.
*1980: VMA-223 as WP-3.
*1981: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-10.
*1984-86: VMA-223.
*1987: VMAT-223 as WP-00.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-02.
*1990: VMA-124.
*1990: Struck off charge.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160253
*1979: VMA-331.
*1979: VMA-223.
*1980: VMA-223 as WP-7.
*1981: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331.
*1982-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-10.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-05.
*1994: MAG-41.
*5/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160254
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-4.
*1981: VMA-331 as VL-14.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-4.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-14.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-02.
*1994: MAG-41.
*6/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160255
*1980-81: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-19.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-16.
*1990-93: VMA-124.
*1993: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at Grenada High School, MS.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160256
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-6.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-6.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987: VMA-124 as QP-00.
*1988: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-01.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-00.
*1993-93: MAG-41.
*1994: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved in North Hollywood, CA.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160257
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-16.
*1981-84: VMA-223 as WP-16.
*1985: VMA-223 as WP-17.
*4/14/1985: Lost control and crashed near MCAS Yuma, AZ.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160258
*1979: VMA-223.
*1980: VMA-223 as WP-18.
*1981: VMA-223.
*1981-83: VMA-331.
*1983: VMA-223 as WP-18.
*1984-86: VMA-223.
*1987: VMA-223 as WP-01.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-04.
*11/1989: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Noted as sold to the Argentine Air Force for spare parts, but still at AMARC as of 11/2014.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160259
*1980-81: VMA-223.
*1981-82: VMA-331 as VL-2.
*1982-87: VMA-223.
*1987-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-07.
*1994: MAG-41.
*6/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160260
*1979-81: VMA-331 as VL-00.
*1981-82: VMA-223 as WP-21.
*1982-83: VMA-223 as WP-1.
*1983: VMA-223 as WP-01.
*1984-85: VMA-223.
*1986: VMA-223 as WP-21.
*1987: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-15.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1992-94: MAG-41.
*4/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*1/2005: Salvaged.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160261
*1979: VMA-331.
*1980-81: VMA-331 as VL-15.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-15.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-07.
*12/1989: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Sold to the Argentine Air Force for spare parts.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160262
*1979-81: VMA-331 as VL-000.
*1981: VMA-223 as WP-20.
*1982-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-06.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-06.
*6/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160263
*1979: VMA-31 as VL-23.
*1979-81: VMA-331 as VL-3.
*1981-83: VMA-223 as WP-3.
*1984-87: VMA-223.
*1987-88: VMA-124.
*1989: VMA-124 as QP-03.
*1990-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-03.
*1994: VMA-124.
*5/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas A-4M Skyhawk II/Bu. 160264
*1979: Delivered to the USMC.
*1979: VMA-331 as VL-6.
*1979: NWC.
*1979: VMA-223.
*1980: VMA-223 as WP-21.
*1981: VMA-223.
*1981-83: VX-5 as XE-13.
*1983: NWC.
*1983-85: NATC as 7T-305.
*1985-87: VX-5 as XE-15.
*1987-88: NWC.
*VMAT-102.
*1991-92: VMA-124.
*1993: VMA-124 as QP-04.
*1994: VMA-124 as QP-00.
*Was preserved at MCAS El Toro, CA.
*Currently preserved at the Marine Aviation Museum at NAS Miramar, CA.
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