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Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk
Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Bu. 158073 to Bu. 158147

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158073
*1972-73: VT-7
*1974: VT-7 as 2K-744.
*1975-82: VT-7.
*1982: VT-21.
*1984: VT-21 as B-128.
*1986-89: TW-2.
*1990: TW-2 as B-130.
*1991-94: TW-2.
*1994: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at the Fort Worth Aviation Museum, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158074
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1972: VT-21.
*1981: VT-21 as B-110.
*1986-89: TW-2.
*4/17/1989: Crashed on take-off from NAS Corpus Christie, TX. Or on 4/12/1989?

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158075
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1972: VT-21.
*1986-94: TW-2.
*8/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158076
*1971-74: VT-22.
*1975-77: VT-22 as B-200.
*1978: VT-22 as B-214.
*1979-82: VT-22 as B-200.
*1/5/1982: Lost control and crashed near NAS Kingsville, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158077
*1971-72: VT-22 as 3F-258.
*11/16/1972: Crashed. Pilot was killed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158078
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1972: VT-21.
*1974: VT-21 as 3E-102.
*1981-86: VT-4.
*1986: VT-7 as A-740.
*1987-92: VT-7.
*8/26/1992: Ran off wet runway and written off. 1 crewman was killed.
*4/1993: Struck off charge at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158079
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1972-87: VT-25.
*1987-92: TW-3.
*9/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158080
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-79: VT-24.
*5/4/1979: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158081
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-74: VT-24.
*1975: VT-24 as 3K-430.
*1976-78: VT-24.
*1978-81: VT-22.
*1981-82: VT-25.
*1983: VT-25 as C-511.
*1984-87: VT-25.
*1987-91: TW-3.
*1991-92: TW-1.
*1/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158082
*1971: VT-21 as 3E-139.
*1972: VT-21 as 3E-121.
*1973-85: VT-21.
*11/20/1985: Struck off charge.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158083
*1971: VT-23.
*1971-73: VT-7.
*1973-76: VC-2 as JE-03.
*1976-81: VF-101.
*1981: VF-171 as AD-270.
*1981: VF-171 as AD-273.
*1982-84: VF-171.
*1984-85: VA-45 as AD-616.
*1985: VF-45 as AD-601.
*1986-87: VF-45.
*1988: VF-45 as AD-601.
*1989-93: VF-45.
*1/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158084
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-73: VT-24.
*1973-75: VT-25.
*1976: VT-25 as C-511.
*1977-81: VT-25.
*9/25/1981: Caught fire and crashed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158085
*1971: VT-21.
*1975-76: VT-22.
*1977: VT-22 as B-201.
*1978-79: VT-22.
*1979-81: VT-25.
*1981-85: VT-22.
*1986: VT-22 as B-275.
*1986-93: TW-2.
*6/14/1993: Written off at NAS Kingsville, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158086
*1971-82: VT-22.
*6/2/1982: Lost control and crashed near Edmondsville, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158087
*1971: VT-21.
*1975: VT-21 as B-130.
*1977: VT-21 as B-130.
*1986-93: TW-2.
*1994: TW-2 as B-134.
*1994: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved in Corpus Christie, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158088
*1971-79: VT-22.
*7/25/1979: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158089
*1971: VT-23.
*4/26/1971: Crashed on a bombing range after a collision with TA-4J 156913.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158090
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972: VT-24 as C-424.
*1973-79: VT-24.
*1980: VT-24 as C-424.
*1981-87: VT-24.
*1987-92: TW-3.
*1992-95: TW-1 as A-740.
*1995: Struck off charge.
*4/1997: Salvaged at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158091
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1973: VT-22 as 3F-230.
*1974: VT-22.
*1975-86: VT-22 as B-222.
*1986: TW-2.
*10/9/1986: Crashed near NAS Kingsville, TX.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158092
*1971: VT-21.
*1975-76: VA-45.
*1976-89: VC-12 as JY-12.
*1989-90: VFC-12 as xx-12.
*8/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158093
*1971-72: VT-23 as 3H-343.
*1972-74: VT-24 as 3K-418.
*1975-87: VT-24.
*1987-92: TW-3.
*1992-94: TW-2 as B-101.
*8/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158094
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972: VT-24.
*1973: VT-4 as 2F-373.
*1974: VT-24.
*1974-86: VT-4.
*1986-89: VT-7 as A-745.
*1996-98: VT-7 as A-700.
*Currently preserved at NAS Pensacola, FL.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158095
*1971: VT-21 as 3E-140.
*1972-77: VT-22.
*1978: VT-22 as B-000.
*1979-80: VT-22.
*1981: VT-22 as B-x18.
*1982-86: VT-22.
*1986-88: TW-2.
*1989-92: TW-2 as B-136.
*7/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158096
*1971-73: VT-22.
*1/15/1973: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158097
*1971: VT-22.
*1971: VT-7 as A-700.
*1972-74: VT-7.
*1975: VT-7 as A-700.
*1976-77: VT-7.
*10/4/1977: Crashed near Shugualak, MS due to engine failure.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158098
*1971: VT-21.
*1975-76: VA-45.
*1976-79: VC-12 as JY-13.
*1980-82: VC-12.
*1982-83: VT-7.
*1983-84: VC-12 as JY-13.
*1984-88: VT-7 as A-739.
*12/10/1990: Crashed into the sea off Key West, FL after a collision with TA-4J 158125. Pilot was killed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158099
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-81: VT-7.
*1982: VT-7 as A-703.
*1983-87: VT-7.
*1988: VT-7 as A-703.
*1989: VT-7 as A-761.
*1990-92: TW-1.
*1/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158100
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-73: VT-24.
*1973-74: VT-25.
*1975: VT-25 as C-508.
*1976-81: VT-25.
*1982: VT-25 as C-000.
*1983-87: VT-25.
*1989-92: TW-2.
*2/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158101
*1971: VT-21.
*1971-77: VT-7.
*1981: VT-7.
*1982: VT-7 as A-734.
*1983-88: VT-7.
*1988-92: TW-1.
*7/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158102
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-73: VT-24.
*1973-76: VT-25.
*1977: VT-25 as C-514.
*1978-79: VT-25.
*7/31/1979: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158103
*1971: VT-21.
*1971-72: VT-7.
*11/8/1972: Crashed into the Gulf of Mexico.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158104
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-704.
*1979-86: VT-7.
*1987: VT-7 as A-704.
*1988-93: VT-7.
*1994-98: VT-7 as A-711.
*1998: Struck off charge.
*9/1998: Salvaged at NAS Meridian, MS.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158105
*1971: VT-23.
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-74: VT-7.
*1975-88: VT-7 as A-705.
*1988-93: TW-1.
*1993-94: TW-2.
*9/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158106
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972: VT-21.
*1986-93: TW-2.
*1993-96: TW-1.
*1996: Test Pilots School.
*Currently preserved at NAS Patuxent River, MD.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158107
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-76: VT-7.
*1976: Flew with the Blue Angels.
*1977-85: VT-4 as F-382.
*1985-88: VT-7.
*1988-90: TW-1.
*1990-91: TW-2 as B-110.
*1992-94: TW-2.
*1994-96: TW-1.
*1997-98: VT-7 as A-714.
*10/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158108
*1971: VT-23.
*1971-88: VT-7.
*1988-92: TW-1.
*1/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158109
*1971: VT-21.
*1972-73: VT-24.
*1973-87: VT-25.
*1987-92: TW-3.
*1992-97: TW-1 as A-733.
*7/1997: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158110
*1971: VT-21.
*1972-74: VT-24.
*1974-85: VT-4 as F-374.
*1985: VT-7.
*1986: VT-7 as A-717.
*1987: VT-7.
*1988-94: VT-7 as A-717.
*1995-98: TW-1.
*1999: VT-7 as A-701.
*10/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*Currently preserved at Davis-Monthan AFB, AZ.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158111
*1971: VT-21.
*1971-75: VT-7 as A-711.
*12/13/1975: Caught fire and crashed near NAS El Centro, CA. Both crewmen were killed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158112
*1971: VT-21.
*1972: VT-25.
*1975-76: VA-45.
*1976-78: VC-12 as JY-15.
*1979-89: VC-12.
*1989-93: VFC-12 as 15.
*8/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158113
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-76: VT-24.
*1976-80: NARTU New Orleans, LA as 7X-113.
*1980-89: VC-12.
*1989: VFC-1 as 10.
*1989-92: TW-1.
*10/10/1992: Written off in a landing accident at NAS El Centro, CA.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158114
*1971: VT-23.
*1971-73: VT-7.
*1973-74: VC-2.
*5/27/1974: Shot down near NAS Jacksonville, FL by a Sidewinder AAM fired in error by an A-7.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158115
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-74: VT-7.
*1975-77: VT-7 as A-715.
*4/11/1977: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158116
*1971: VT-23.
*1971-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-716.
*1979-83: VT-7.
*1984: VT-7 as A-717.
*2/20/1984: Crashed near Jachin, AL. 1 crewman was killed. Or on 2/10/1984?

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158117
*1971: VT-21.
*1971-80: VT-7.
*1981: VT-7 as A-717.
*1982: VT-7.
*1982-85: VT-25.
*1986: TW-3 as C-472.
*1987: VT-25.
*1987-90: TW-2.
*1991: TW-2 as B-164.
*1992-93: TW-2.
*9/1993: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158118
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-718.
*1979-97: VT-7.
*1998: VT-7 as A-718.
*9/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*9/2003: Salvaged.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158119
*1971: VT-21.
*VT-7.
*1986-88: TW-2.
*1989-91: TW-2 as B-121.
*1992-93: TW-2.
*1993-98: TW-1.
*9/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*3/2001: Salvaged.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158120
*1971-72: VT-23.
*1972-75: VT-7.
*1975-77: VT-24.
*1977-87: VT-25.
*1987-91: TW-3.
*1991: Struck off charge.
*Currently preserved at MCAS Cherry Point, NC.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158121
*1971: VT-22.
*1971-78: VT-7.
*1979: VT-7 as A-701.
*1980-86: VT-7.
*8/6/1986: Crashed near NAS Meridian, MS due to engine failure.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158122
*1971-74: VT-22.
*1975: VT-22 as B-233.
*1976-86: VT-22.
*1986-91: TW-2.
*1991: TW-1 as B-139.
*8/1991: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158123
*1971-72: VT-22.
*1972-76: VT-21.
*10/12/1976: Written off.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158124
*1971-75: VT-7.
*1976: VT-7 as A-724.
*1977: VT-7.
*1977-79: VT-86.
*1980: VT-86 as F-234.
*1980-87: VT-24.
*1/14/1987: Caught fire and crashed near MCAS Yuma, AZ.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158125
*1971-74: VT-7.
*1975: VT-7 as A-725.
*1976: VT-7.
*1977-78: VT-7 as A-725.
*1979-89: VT-7.
*1990: VT-25.
*12/10/1990: Crashed into the sea off Key West, FL after a collision with TA-4J 158098. Pilot was killed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158126
*1971-73: VT-7.
*1973-75: NATC.
*1978-85: Test Pilot School as 05.
*1993: Test Pilot School as 05.
*4/1994: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*4/1997: Sold to the Argentine Air Force as spare parts.
*The forward section and an unknown rear section of fuselage and wings mated together to make a hybrid airframe at the Santa Romana Interforces Regional Museum in Justo Daract, San Luis Province, painted as C-938.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158127
*1971-73: VT-7.
*7/17/1973: Crashed on take-off from USS Lexington in the Gulf of Mexico.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158128
*1971-73: VT-7 as 2K-728.
*9/5/1973: Written off at NAS Pensacola, FL?
*Ever given the civilian registration N128TA?

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158129
*1971-74: VT-7.
*1975-76: VT-7 as A-729.
*1977-78: VT-7.
*1979: VT-7 as A-729.
*1980-85: VT-7.
*1986: VT-7 as A-729.
*1987: VT-7.
*1988-93: VT-7 as A-729.
*1994-96: TW-1.
*9/1998: Struck off charge.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158130
*1971-75: VT-7.
*1976: VT-7 as A-776.
*1977-80: VT-7.
*10/19/1980: Written off. Or on 10/19/1981?

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158131
*1971-85: VT-7.
*1986: VT-7 as A-700 and A-721.
*1987-88: VT-7.
*1988-97: TW-1.
*7/1997: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158132
*1971-74: VT-7.
*1974-75: VF-126 as NJ-609.
*3/27/1975: Ditched into (or near?) the Salton Sea, CA.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158133
*1971-75: VT-7.
*1976: VT-7 as A-700.
*1977-88: VT-7.
*1989-90: TW-1.
*1991-92: VT-7 as A-706.
*Withdrawn from use at NAS Pensacola, FL.
*Currently preserved in Fentress, VA.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158134
*1971-84: VT-7.
*1985: VT-7 as A-719.
*1986-88: VT-7.
*1989-90: TW-1.
*1991: VT-7 as A-719.
*1992-96: TW-1.
*10/1996: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158135
*1971-73: VT-7 as 2K-733.
*10/19/1973: Written off at NAS Pensacola, FL.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158136
*1971-73: VT-7.
*1973-76: VC-2 as JE-02.
*1977-80: VC-2.
*1980-83: VA-45.
*1984-85: VA-45 as AD-615.
*1985: VF-45 as AD-601.
*1986-87: VF-45.
*Modified as EA-4J?
*1987-88: VAQ-33.
*1988-90: TW-2.
*1991: TW-2 as B-146.
*1992-93: TW-2.
*1993-98: VT-7 as A-701.
*9/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*9/2003: Salvaged.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158137
*1971-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-722.
*1979-82: VT-7.
*1983: VT-7 as A-722.
*1984-86: VT-7.
*1987-95: VT-7 as A-700.
*1996: VT-7 as A-760.
*1997-99: VT-7.
*1999-01: VC-8.
*2002-03: VC-8 as GF-107.
*4/4/2003: Withdrawn from use at NAS Roosevelt Roads, PR.
*Currently preserved at the USS Hornet Museum, CA.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158138
*1971-76: VT-7 as A-734.
*1976-86: VT-4 as F-368.
*1986: VT-7 as A-300.
*1987: VT-7 as A-701.
*1988: VT-7 as A-300.
*1988-99: VT-7 as A-759.
*7/1999: Withdrawn from use at NAS Meridian, MS.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158139
*1972: VT-7.
*9/10/1972: Crashed near NAS Meridian, MS.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158140
*VT-25.
*1972-74: VT-7.
*1974-79: VT-86.
*1979-80: VT-24.
*1982-87: VT-25.
*1987-89: TW-3.
*1989-95: TW-1.
*1996-98: VT-7 as A-720.
*10/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.
*9/2003: Salvaged.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158141
*1972-73: VT-7.
*1974: VT-7 as 2K-736.
*1975: VT-7 as A-736.
*1976-90: VT-7.
*1991: VT-7 as A-714.
*1992-93: TW-1.
*5/1998: Withdrawn from use in Tulsa, OK.
*Given the civilian registration N234LT.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158142
*1972: VT-7 as 2K-738.
*1973-83: VT-7.
*1984: VT-7 as A-711.
*1985-88: VT-7.
*1988-93: TW-1.
*1993-94: TW-2.
*1994-98: TW-1.
*9/1999: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard. Date wrong?
*1/2001: Salvaged. Date wrong?

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158143
*1972-74: VT-7.
*1974-86: VT-4 as F-376.
*1986-88: VT-7.
*1988-92: TW-1.
*1/1992: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158144
*1972-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-740.
*1979-81: VT-7.
*1982: VT-7 as A-724.
*1983-88: VT-7.
*1988-96: TW-1.
*7/1996: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158145
*1972-77: VT-7.
*1978: VT-7 as A-741.
*1979-81: VT-7.
*1982: VT-7.
*5/10/1982: Lost power and crashed.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158146
*1972-77: VT-7 as 2K-742.
*1978: VT-7 as A-742.
*1979-85: VT-7.
*1986: VT-7 as A-700.
*1987-92: VT-7.
*1993: VT-7 as A-722.
*1994-98: TW-1.
*9/1998: Salvaged at NAS Meridian, MS.

Douglas TA-4J Skyhawk/Bu. 158147
*1972-76: VT-7.
*1976-80: VT-4 as F-381.
*1980: VT-25 as C-518.
*1981-82: VT-25.
*1983: VT-25 as C-518.
*1984-87: VT-25.
*1987: TW-3 as C-476.
*1988-91: TW-3.
*11/1991: Put into storage at the AMARC bone yard.

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