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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192505
Last updated: 26 June 2017
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Date:08-APR-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:VMA-2, MAG-16, USMC
Registration: 155420
C/n / msn: 305-31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Go Noi Island, 20 miles South of Da Nang, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)
Destination airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)
Narrative:
OV‑10A Bu No 155420 of VMA‑2, MAG‑16, USMC, Marble Mountain: Shot down on visual reconnaissance mission just north of Go Noi Island. Hit by small arms fire while attacking a river crossing point 20 miles South of Da Nang, South Vietnam on April 8, 1969.

Both crew - 1st Lt Joseph L Stone and 1st Lt Michael R Cathey - ejected and survived: both were rescued by a USMC UH-1E.

Sources:

1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/OV_10_BRONCO.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
02-Jan-2017 20:45 Dr. John Smith Added

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