ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192505
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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.
North American OV-10A Bronco
|Owner/operator:||VMA-2, MAG-16, USMC|
|C/n / msn:|| 305-31|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Airplane damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Go Noi Island, 20 miles South of Da Nang, South Vietnam -
|Departure airport:||Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)|
|Destination airport:||Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)|
Both crew - 1st Lt Joseph L Stone and 1st Lt Michael R Cathey - ejected and survived: both were rescued by a USMC UH-1E.
||Dr. John Smith