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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192505
Last updated: 22 July 2021
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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
MSN: 305-31
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Go Noi Island, 20 miles south of Da Nang, South Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)
Destination airport:Da Nang AB, South Vietnam (DAD/VVNN)
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.



Revision history:

02-Jan-2017 20:45 Dr. John Smith Added
12-Feb-2020 12:55 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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