Complete Casualty Records

Count Status Date Aviator Unit Variant BuNosort icon Description
1 OL 1 Nov 1962 Richard S. Horsfall VMA-??? Unknown A-4's 123456 Unknown cause flying accident
2 OR 21 Mar 1967 Robert W. McKay VA-72 Unknown A-4's 123456 crippled aircraft cause unknown
3 OR 24 Sep 1985 Udara Khiril RMAF Sixth Squadron A-4PTM 123456 Skidded off the runway
4 OL 24 Jun 1988 Wahi Anuar Mat Amin RMAF Sixth Squadron A-4A 123456 Crashed in the South China Sea
5 OL 15 Aug 1990 Ong Cher Keong RMAF Ninth Squadron A-4PTM 123456 Crashed into a mountain in low clouds
6 OR 30 Jul 1992 2 unidentified RMAF Sixth Squadron TA-4PTM 123456 Crash at Kuantan RMAF airbase
7 OR 04 Oct 1988 Unidentified RMAF Sixth Squadron A-4PTM 123456 Crashed in the South China Sea
8 NSCL 24 Aug 1965 Harold J. Brazen MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in C-130 crash out of country
9 NSCL 24 Aug 1965 Ronald C. Runkel MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in C-130 crash out of country.
10 NSCL 24 Aug 1965 LCPL William K. Shoup MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in C-130 crash out of country.
11 NSCL 17 Nov 1965 PVT Donald A. Barnes MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in ground accident.
12 NSCL 12 Feb 1967 Kevin J. Carroll MABS-12 N/A 123456 Died of accidental weapon discharge.
13 NSCL 03 Dec 1967 Louis Z. Silverii MABS-12 N/A 123456 Died of burns due to fuel spill accident.
14 NSCL 08 May 1967 James E. Lott MATCU-67 N/A 123456 Killed in rocket attack on Chu Lai AB.
15 NSCL 13 May 1968 Arthur L. Waldorf VMA-223 N/A 123456 Died from injuries in flight line refueling accident.
16 NSCL 17 Dec 1968 Mancol R. Clifton MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in C-123 crash taking off from Chu Lai.
17 NSCL 10 Jun 1969 Lawrence J. Buynoski H&MS-12 N/A 123456 Cause unknown
18 NSCL 15 Aug 1969 Boyd L. Whitted VMA-311 N/A 123456 Killed in ground accident.
19 NSCL 01 Aug 1972 Luis Alonzo VMA-211 N/A 123456 Killed in rocket attack at Bien Hoa AB.
20 NSCL 31 Dec 1972 Michael C. Smartt MABS-12 N/A 123456 Died of accidental GSW Bien Hoa AB.
21 NSCL 26 Jan 1973 Mark J. Miller MABS-12 N/A 123456 Killed in rocket attack on Bien Hoa AB.
22 OR 18 Apr 1990 Mike Franzak VT-25 TA-4J 123456 Engine failure out of Chase Field, on a night fam flight
23 OR 18 Apr 1990 "Silky" Sullivan VT-25 TA-4J 123456 Engine failure out of Chase field on a night fam flight
24 OL 24 Jan 1955 James B. Verdin Douglas A4D-1 137815 Test flight crash
25 OL 07 Sep 1956 John O. Long NATC A4D-1 137816 Power loss in break for runway 9
26 OL 14 Jan 1968 Clarence T. Covill NARTU Alameda A-4A 137817 Mid-air? with 142160
27 OR 17 Apr 1968 Jerry P. Shafer VA-776 A-4A 137828 engine failure – reserve training
28 OR 16 Sep 1962 George Stephenson NART Jax A4D-1 139923 Control problems
29 OR 29 Mar 1957 Patrick F. Cunningham VFAW-3 A4D-1 139924 Cause unknown
30 OL 10 Oct 1956 Bennett W. Hooks VX-5 A4D-1 139926 Test flight crash
31 OL 17 Feb 1961 Roland George Busch VA-125 A4D-1 139942 CVA-14 launch
32 OR 5 Dec 1959 Unknown VA-44 A4D-1 139944 Flame out in pattern CVA-62
33 OR 14 Oct 1959 C.J. Lee VA-112 A4D-1 139948 hydraulic system failure
34 OR 09 Jul 1957 PC Durup VA-93 A4D-1 139949 Cause unknown
35 OR 06 Apr 1958 Jack L. Moss VA-22 A4D-1 139951 Bird strike
36 OL 20 Jun 1957 John O. Huges III VA-72 A4D-1 139952 Crashed into bay
37 OL 07 Mar 1958 Donald T. Jackson VA-34 A4D-1 139963 Lt(jg). Donald T. Jackson in A4D BuNo 139963 crashed into the sea off starboard quarter at latitude 38-51N, longitude 10-48.3E, at 2111 and sank in 680 fathoms of water. The USS Ingram (DD-694) commenced search for pilot. The USS Saratoga was steaming in
38 OL 5 Aug 1966 Edward H. Wood VA-776 A-4A 139964 Possible mid-air with 144900
39 OR 07 Jan 1967 Edward L. Bethel NAS Los Ala A-4B 142083 Cause unknown landing
40 OR 8 Mar 1970 R.S. Burrows (RAF) NATC TSTPLTSCH A-4B 142085 Cause unknown
41 OL 29 Jan 1959 William Joseph Nichols NATC R&D A4D-2 142087 Cause unknown Chesapeake Bay
42 OL 2 Dec 1959 James H. Thacker VA-93 A4D-2 142091 bad cat shot CVA61
43 OL 30 Sep 1960 Arthur W. Winterbottom VA-23 A4D-2 142092 low-level bomb run
44 OR 10 Apr 1958 James G. Cowart, Jr. VMA-211 A4D-2 142093 Cause unknown Takeoff
45 OL 26 Jan 1966 Phillip Guy Richardson RDT&E Quonset A-4B 142095 Unknown cause Narraganesett Bay
46 OL 24 Jul 1963 Robert V. Henshall NARTU New York A-4B 142107 Landing - Cherry Point
47 WIA 03 Oct 1967 A.D. Perkins VSF-3 A-4B 142114 AAA loss – combat recovery by HC-7 helo
48 CR 03 Oct 1967 A.D. Perkins (WIA) VSF-3 A-4B 142114 struck by AAA – WIA
49 OR 06 Jun 1962 H Bates VA-133 A4D-2 142115 Engine failure rocket run
50 OL 24 Oct 1958 Unknown H&MS-14 A4D-2 142117 Hit obstruction after landing
51 OL 8 May 1960 John Arthur Johnson VA-86 A4D-2 142124 Bad cat shot CVA-62
52 OL 25 Oct 1969 Charles Kelaghan NARTU Jax TA-4B 142126 Landing mishap Cecil Field
53 OL 26 Oct 1969 Charles "Spanky" Kelaghan VA-203 TA-4B 142126 Lt. Charles "Spanky" Kelaghan was killed when his A-4 Skyhawk crashed into the St. John's River while making a landing approach to NAS Cecil Field.
54 OL 11 Apr 1966 Daniel Kapner VA-163 A-4B 142132 practice strike mission
55 OL 5 Mar 1964 Vincent D. Patterson NART New Orleans A-4B 142133 cause unknown
56 OL 05 Mar 1964 Vincent D. Patterson NAS New Orleans A-4B 142133 Perished 12 miles east of Nellis AFB, NV while on a cross-contry
57 OL 5 Sep 1958 Thomas H. Reid VA-86 A4D-2 142135 Unknown - USS Randolph
58 OL 8 May 1960 Unknown VA-86 A4D-2 142137 Bad cat shot CVA-62
59 OL 10 Oct 1957 Robert T. Rich VA-153 A4D-2 142143 Cause unknown night flight
60 OL 10 Oct 1961 Leroy Mathews NARTU Alameda A4D-2 142146 Causr unknown tactical flight
61 OL 20 Feb 1957 Alexander D.C. Byers VA-153 A4D-1 142147 Into SF bay chute failed
62 OR 10 Jun 1959 Geremy D. Taylor VF-21 A4D-1 142152 Cause unknown
63 OL 27 Feb 1961 Sherwood E. Gifford, Jr. VA-44 A4D-1 142153 low level training flight
64 OL 14 Jan 1968 Alan L. Meader NARTU Alameda A-4A 142160 Mid-air? with 137817
65 OR Nov 20 1957 Tom Anderson VA-83 A-4A 142161 Taxied over the forward end of the angle deck while coming out of the gear.
66 OR 11 Jul 1957 Robert V. Driscoll VA-83 A4D-1 142162 Uncontrollable A/C
67 OR 15 Feb 1961 Sherwood E. Gifford, Jr. VA-44 A4D-1 142164 Engine power loss
68 OL 10 Jan 1968 Ralph E. Shirey NAS Los Ala A-4A 142171 Cause unknown takeoff
69 OR 16 Dec 1958 Pat Patrick VA-44 A4D-1 142172 Engine flame out
70 OR 9 Dec 1967 Gary W. Aaron NAVAIRSYSCOM A-4A 142174 Wheels up landing
71 OR 21 Feb 1959 Pat Patrick VA-44 A4D-1 142176 Engine flame out
72 OL 15 Dec 1959 Burke Ward VA-125 A4D-1 142182 hydraulic system failure
73 OR 05 Oct 1959 Philip Langford, Jr. VA-125 A4D-1 142183 Cause unknown
74 OR 27 Nov 1959 Larry L. Bagwell VMA-211 A4D-1 142188 Cause Unknown
75 OL 04 Jun 1987 Unknown Advanced Aero Enterp A-4A 142191 Wing tip contacted earth
76 OR 17 Dec 1961 RM Blythe VA-125 A4D-1 142203 Power loss landing
77 OL 02 Apr 1961 Philip W. Delano NART Alameda A4D-1 142208 Cause unknown
78 OL 16 Jun 1957 Don M. Gomez VMA-224 A4D-1 142212 Engine failure
79 OR 07 Nov 1957 Max P. Callison VA-113 A4D-1 142214 Engine fire
80 OL 02 Oct 1957 F.L. Naylor VA-93 A4D-1 142216 Cold Cat Shot
81 OL 25 Oct 1967 John M. Faubion NARTU Norfolk A-4A 142218 crippled aircraft chute failure
82 OL 14 May 1958 William Rufus Mathews, Jr. VA-113 A4D-1 142221 CVA-38 unknown cause also lost was LTJG Asa D. Morton in BuNo 142231
83 OL 14 May 1958 Asa D. Morton VA-113 A4D-1 142231 LtJg Asa D. Morton was lost along with William Rufus Mathews Jr. in BuNo 142221 in an accident of unknown cause
84 OR 30 Oct 1957 Harry P. Daly VA-93 A4D-1 142233 Lt. Harry P. Daly ejected safely when A4D BuNo 142233 crashed into the sea off starboard beam at latitude 35-17N, longitude 142-14E, at 1630 and sank in 3700 fathoms of water. Pilot Daly was recovered by helicopter at 1635. The USS Ticonderoga was steamin
85 OL 14 Dec 1960 Carl Meredith VA-36 A4D-2 142418 Hit round down CVA-60
86 OL 8 Mar 1960 Jay G. Stoker VA-36 A4D-2 142419 A/C struck target ship mast
87 OR 1 Aug 1966 Jose Luis Rodrigues Argentinian AF A-4P 142421 Cause unknown Olathe, KS
88 OL 07 Jan 1961 C John Shuff VA-86 A4D-2 142423 Mid-air collision 142705
89 OR 07 Jul 1968 William T. Reinders NAS Glenview A-4B 142675 Unknown takeoff problem
90 OR 25 Mar 1958 John Wahl VA-12 A4D-2 142677 engine failure at 20K
91 OR 23 Jun 1994 Unknown Argentine Air Force A-4P 142684 Crashed at 3000 ft in Salta Province. Pilot survived without injuries.
92 OR 31 Aug 1965 Unknown NATF(SI) A-4B 142685 Lt. (Unknown) survived an aborted takeoff in which he ran off the end of runway 24 and damaged the aircraft beyond repair.
93 OL 07 Jan 1959 John R Sullivan VA-12 A4D-2 142686 CVA59 sortie
94 OL 08 Oct 1958 Thomas J Davis VA-12 A4D-2 142691 CVA59 sortie
95 OL 15 Nov 1958 George Gardner VA-72 A4D-2 142692 CVA15 ramp strike
96 OL 02 Jun 1959 Marshall W. Zinner VA-12 A4D-2 142696 Aircraft explosion
97 OL 03 Jul 1969 Wesley Wayne Jewell NAS Los Alamitos TA-4A 142697 Blew tire touch-and-go flipped
98 OR 14 Dec 1960 Robert Barnick VA-72 A4D-2 142698 Lt(jg). Robert Barnick ejected safely when his A4D-2 flamed out just astern of the carrier after the fuel gauge immediately dropped to 600 lbs. on a night launch. The plane guard destroyer had their lights on him before he hit the water and after one ris
99 OL 5 Nov 1966 Wilzie Eston Cooley MARTD Memphis A-4B 142699 takeoff accident
100 OL 25 Sep 1958 Thomas A. Banta VA-72 A4D-2 142702 Launch - USS Randolph
101 OL 07 Jan 1961 Howie Thayer VA-86 A4D-2 142705 Mid-air collision 142423
102 OR 1959 Jun 1959 Parrot VA-72 A4D-2 142706 Ejected due to landing gear problems
103 OR 30 Oct 1958 John Parrott VA-72 A4D-2 142720 CVA15 mid-air with AD-6
104 OR 12 Aug 1959 L.E. Eilbacker VA-72 A4D-2 142721 half mile astern of CVA-62
105 OR 15 Jun 1965 Monroe C. Smith NARTU Memphis A-4B 142724 instruments lost in bad weather
106 OR 26 May 1958 Larry Cauble VX-5 A4D-2 142727 Engine flame out
107 OR 30 May 1969 Frank Gambelli (USMC) NAS New York TA-4B 142730 Power loss on takeoff - NY
108 OL 14 Nov 1959 Paul J. Ermatinger VMA-225 A4D-2 142732 Unknown - USS Essex
109 OL 15 Aug 1958 Edward L. Ney VA-172 A4D-2 142740 Unknown cause
110 OR 26 Nov 1967 Bruce Hollinger VSF-3 A-4B 142742 Engine failure following break for landing at Cubi Point
111 OR 09 Sep 1959 M.T. Fountain VMA-225 A4D-2 142750 Ejected due to engine failure and was recovered by helo. without injury
112 OL 13 Jan 1961 Anthony J. Russo VA-172 A4D-2 142756 CVA-42 launch
113 OL 11 Apr 1963 Robert D. Miller VMA-331 A-4B 142766 CVA-59 lost at sea
114 OL 3 Nov 1963 Walter D. Waddell NARTU Alameda A-4B 142767 hit mountain on low level
115 OL 3 Nov 1963 Walter D. Waddell NARTU Alameda A-4B 142767 hit mountain on low level
116 OR 30 Jul 1963 W.O. Glathe NARTU Alameda A-4B 142774 Engine failure El Paso, TX
117 OL 27 May 1959 W J McNeil, Jr. VA-66 A4D-2 142776 Controlled approach
118 OR 20 Sep 1963 William Gerety NART SoWey A-4B 142779 Lightening strike
119 OR 6 Feb 1959 Rupert B. Lowe VA-106 A4D-2 142782 Cause unknown Ocala National Forest
120 OL 18 Nov 1958 Stanley Peter Waleszczak VA-172 A4D-2 142785 CVA42 launch slat problem
121 OL 11 Jul 1966 Kenneth R. Danison VMA-133 A-4B 142789 Cause unknown
122 OR 27 Mar 1959 Paul Strong VA-172 A4D-2 142791 CVA42 gyro loss night approach
123 OL 19 Jan 1961 Unknown VA-113 A4D-2 142792 Atsugi takeoff
124 OL 17 Nov 1958 James Jim McKinney VA-172 A4D-2 142793 CVA42 launch slat problem
125 OL 09 Feb 1960 Carl J. Rohsenberger VA-172 A-4A 142794 Lost when his aircraft was catapulted from the FDR and sank directly in front of the ship.
126 OL 16 May 1960 Eddie Smith VMA-331 A4D-2 142804 Takeoff mid-air Beaufort
127 OR 14 Oct 1960 John "Tater" Tate VA-72 A4D-2 142805 John Tate ejected and was rescued when his bomb skipped and exploded under his plane during a Path Follower Mission fire power demonstration with an A3D-2 Skywarrior and another A4D-2 Skyhawk. After the explosion the ship repeatedly called "get out you ar
128 OL 16 May 1960 Gerald Peterson VMA-331 A4D-2 142812 Takeoff mid-air Beaufort
129 OL 28 May 1960 Paul Leopold Drotch VMA-331 A4D-2 142813 Unknown cause Guantanamo
130 OR 31 Aug 1964 Charles R. Ferree (USMC) NART Glenview A-4B 142816 Takeoff engine explosion
131 OL 08 Jul 1959 DeForest Joralmon VA-155 A4D-2 142817 Chute failure low level ejection
132 OR 30 Mar 1983 Foo Siew Ngan Republic of Singapor A-4S 142819 Mid-air with RAAF Mirage III
133 OL 03 Jun 1967 Stephen J. Perlin (USMC) NAS So Wey A-4B 142820 Cause unknown
134 OL 5 Aug 1960 Unknown VA-93 A4D-2 142823 Mid-air with AD-7 CVA-61
135 OR 28 Jan 1966 Bruce R. Jones NAS Olathe A-4B 142829 Brake failure crashed thru barricade
136 OL 20 Nov 1961 William Wright VMA-212 A4D-2 142831 Mid-air with another A-4
137 OL 21 Sep 1969 Jerry Cunningham Saratoga NAS New York A-4B 142837 Perished on approach to NAS Pensacola
138 OR 3 Mar 1960 William P. Lee VA-112 A4D-2 142841 Mid-air with 142949
139 OR 10 Dec 1959 Unknown VA-112 A4D-2 142845 Cause unknown Superstition Mts
140 OL 12 Nov 1961 Robert Anthony Huff VA-23 A4D-2 142852 Lost at sea night
141 OL 12 Aug 1960 Robert Roy Ladd VMA-331 A4D-2 142853 Short-of-runway landing
142 OL 30 Apr 1959 Edward J. Kiely VMA-121 A4D-2 142856 Instrument landing
143 OL 07 Jan 1961 Dave Dunning VA-155 A4D-2 142857 Slat failure launch CVA-43
144 OR 21 Sep 1967 H. Donald Bryant NAS Glenview A-4B 142858 Aircraft caught fire
145 OR 14 May 1959 Robert W. Turnbull VA-113 A4D-2 142861 CVA11 off nothern Japan
146 OL 10 Sep 1963 Unknown VA-163 A-4B 142867 Unknown cause Luzon Island
147 OR 30 Apr 1968 James C. Delesie VA-44 A-4B 142872 Cause unknown
148 OL 11 Feb 1961 Charles Popok VMA-324 A4D-2 142880 Capt. Charles Popok, USMC, immediately after launch, was attempting to join up on his section leader during rendezvous. It was estimated that he crashed when he got too low mistaking a star for his wingman and went into the water. No visual nor voice comm
149 OL 12 May 1965 Rodrick A. Laughlin NART Los Alamitos A-4B 142885 Instrument training flight
150 OL 26 Oct 1964 Roy Seaman NATC RDT&E A-4B 142887 Soon after take-off
151 OL 21 Apr 1961 Lorenzo H. Hill, Jr. VMA-324 A4D-2 142888 Engine failure at 250-500 ft on after maintenance hop
152 OL 11 Sep 1963 James T. Spence III VA-125 A-4B 142889 Cause unknown NAS Fallon
153 OR 03 Oct 1965 H.L. Jackson VMA-124 A-4B 142898 Maj. H.L. Jackson ejected following a collision with 144973 flown by Lt. Richard Elliot "Dick" Overman (who also ejected) 20 miles south of Henderson, TN
154 OL 7 Mar 1968 David Best VA-776 A-4B 142903 Cause unknown Needles, CA
155 OR 11 Aug 1962 Andrew F. Cianciotto VA-23 A4D-2 142904 After takeoff Atsugi
156 OR 14 Mar 1962 Lowell J. Boyders VA-125 A4D-2 142906 Unknown test hop
157 OR 10 Mar 1961 William E. Orr VA-155 A4D-2 142907 Flame out Nagoya, Japan
158 OL 01 Sep 1966 Duane Anderson VA-772 A-4B 142912 Mid-air collision with 145042 near NAAS Fallon
159 OL 11 Dec 1958 Jon E Thomas VA-155 A4D-2 142915 power loss on final
160 OL 06 Jan 1961 Tom J. Cress VA-153 A4D-2 142918 Hit round down CVA-43
161 OL 15 Feb 1960 Gordon Neale Blake VA-153 A4D-2 142919 engine failure
162 OR 11 Jan 1969 Ronald C. Boch NAS Los Alamitos TA-4B 142920 Engine failure
163 OR 27 Apr 1962 J.A. Papa VA-125 A4D-2 142923 electrical failure flamed out
164 OL 11 Jan 1961 Luis E. Elder VMA-121 A4D-2N 142924 lost at sea cause unknown
165 OL 8 Sep 1960 Richard E. (Gene) Morton VA-153 A4D-2 142925 Night launch failure CVA-43
166 OL 30 Apr 1959 Richard F. Fisher VMA-121 A4D-2 142927 Instrument landing
167 OL 17 Aug 1961 R.L. Nicholis VA-55 A4D-2 142932 Crashed into the sea off the starboard bow - CVA-14
168 OL 09 Jul 1959 Ronald Raeymaeckers VA-93 A4D-2 142933 Night bombing practice
169 OR 03 Mar 1967 Dick Barker VMA-324 A-4B 142939 Capt. Dick Barker ejected due to engine failure.
170 OR 01 Mar 1963 R.P. Connolly VMA-212 A-4B 142941 Ejected safely when A/C departed the Kaneohe Bay runway after an arresting gear cable snapped.
171 OR 21 Mar 1963 Kenneth W. McCoy VMA-212 A-4B 142943 Capt. Kenneth W. McCoy ejected following control problems, and was rescued uninjured by a helo from HMM-161, 100 miles southeast of Honolulu.
172 OR 28 Sep 1968 Glenn R. Ballenbach MARTD Los Alamitos TA-4B 142944 Southeast of Nellis
173 OR 3 May 1960 Neal C. Dadurka VMA-311 A4D-2 142947 Engine failure Lake Elsinore
174 OL 3 Mar 1960 James H. Bechtel VA-112 A4D-2 142949 Mid-air with 142841
175 OR 30 Jul 1960 Garrett White VA-155 A4D-2 142952 Engine over heated
176 OL 7 Feb 1962 John F. Young VMA-212 A4D-2 144868 Night bombing flight
177 OL 21 Jan 1968 Thomas A. Brownsey VA-46 A-4B 144869 Northeast of Flagstaff
178 OR 15 Aug 1969 C.R. Downing III (USMC) MARTD Los Alamitos TA-4B 144870 Aircraft caught fire
179 OR 15 Jun 1965 James L. Hilkie NARTU Memphis A-4B 144877 instruments lost in bad weather
180 OR 6 Dec 1961 Henry E. Kramer VA-163 A4D-2 144879 Unknown cause
181 OR 4 May 1960 Feltham VA-72 A4D-2 144880 Disorientation on night launch CVA-62
182 OL 19 Jul 1968 John F. Tylunas VA-831 A-4B 144881 Cause unknown
183 OL 22 Aug 1962 Alva E. Kemmer VA-163 A4D-2 144883 Engine trouble western Pacific
184 OR 15 Nov 1961 Richard S. Linn VA-164 A4D-2 144887 Flame out Yuma
185 OR 13 Dec 1962 Norman St. Amand VMA-324 A-4B 144890 Night mid-air near Beaufort with 145049
186 OR 25 Oct 1965 James V. Martin, Jr. (USMC) NART Los Alamitos A-4B 144897 Electrical power failure
187 OL 5 Aug 1966 Joseph Feldman VA-776 A-4B 144900 Possible mid-air with 139964
188 OL 21 Oct 1959 Andrew J. Goodwin, Jr. VA-34 A4D-2 144905 ight tanker from the carrier Saratoga, crashed in the Mediterranean
189 OL 17 Jul 1967 Michael Nedelsky NART New York A-4B 144907 smoke in the cockpit landing
190 OL 22 Dec 1959 Brian Cooper VA-195 A4D-2 144909 Lt(jg). B. Cooper was killed when his A/C crashed into the sea astern of the USS Bon Homme Richard (en-route from Pearl Harbor to Guam) at 2122 hours and sank in 3,000 fathoms of water. USS Lofberg DD-759, USS Buck DD-761 and the USS Bon Homme Richard com
191 OL 11 Feb 1961 James Gurtner VMA-324 A4D-2 144910 Capt. James Gurtner USMC who was following in a section CCA approach to Coral Sea during a rain storm by Major Harvey Keeling USMC, the 324 XO. Keeling landed aboard the carrier safely and Gurtner went into the water behind the carrier on final approach.
192 OL 7 Mar 1965 William H. Gerety, Jr. NART So Wey A-4B 144911 Radar ground approach
193 OL 26 Feb 1962 Hilding E. Wendelen VA-81 A4D-2 144912 Night tactical CVA-59
194 OL 08 Jun 1960 Al Haugo VMA-332 A-4B 144928 While on an 8 aircraft temporary assignment to Osan AB, 1stLt Al Haugo perished in a landing accident as the result of a collapsed main gear.
195 OR 21 May 1965 Mark V. Pierce VA-113 Det Q A-4B 144938 blown overboard CV-20
196 OL 18 Aug 1963 Wilbur Eugene (Billy) Skinner VMA-324 A-4B 144945 Flew into mountain
197 OL 15 Mar 1960 Ralph H. Von Glhan VA-86 A4D-2 144946 Cause unknown
198 OR 22 Jan 1967 Frank Gambelli (USMC) NART NY A-4B 144955 Mid-air with 144962
199 OL 26 Apr 1964 Hubert N. Jantscher NART Twin Cities A-4B 144959 Landing Twin Cities
200 OL 22 Jan 1967 James H. Powell (USMC) NART New York A-4B 144962 Mid-air with 144955
201 OR 18 Sep 1959 Peter B. Lee VMA-324 A4D-2 144968 Engine power loss
202 OR 24 Aug 1959 William Foley VMA-324 A4D-2 144969 Engine exploded landing approach
203 OR 4 Dec 1967 Walter Bryson VMA-142 A-4B 144970 Gear collapse
204 OR 03 Oct 1965 Richard Elliot "Dick" Overman VMA-124 A-4B 144973 Lt. Richard Elliot "Dick" Overman ejected following a collision with A-4B BuNo 142898 flown by Maj. H.L. Jackson (who also ejected) 20 miles south of Henderson, TN",
205 OR 12 Mar 1967 Allen W. Cater NART TC A-4B 144975 Controls malfunction landing
206 OR 13 Jan 1964 D.B. Small VA-163 A-4B 144982 Aircraft rolled off the starboard side of the flight deck forward of the island into the sea at latitude 27-54N and longitude 134-56E at 1028. USS Oriskany
207 OL 07 Apr 1960 Edwin F. Jackson VMA-324 A4D-2 144991 Engine exploded over runway
208 OR 29 Jul 1963 Robert Hamft NARTU So Wey A-4B 144993 Aircraft fire Hueco Mountains (CA)
209 OR 28 Feb 1968 Dave Dollarhide VA-46 A-4B 144997 engine failure
210 OL 10 Apr 1962 Carlton Stewart Hall VA-34 A4D-2 144998 Unknown cause Akseki, Turkey
211 K/MIA 02 Jul 1967 Fredrick Morrison Kasch VSF-3 A-4B 145002 struck by AAA
212 OR 30 Jan 1960 Unknown VA-76 A4D-2 145005 Accident
213 OL 16 Nov 1962 Lawrence Gerald Stable VA-81 A4D-2 145006 crashed 10 mi astern CVA-59
214 OR 16 Jul 1959 E.T. Riker III VA-81 A4D-2 145007 NAS Oceana landing
215 OL 27 Jun 1960 Unknown VA-55 A4D-2 145009 low-level nav flight
216 CR 21 May 1982 Jose Cesar Arc Argentine AF A-4Q 145010 Falklands War
217 OL 15 Dec 1968 Edward H. Dolan NARTU Alameda TA-4B 145014 Take-off Fallon
218 OL 19 Aug 1959 Norris Vaughn Robbins VA-202 A4D-2 145015 Unknown cause Alameda
219 OL 14 Jun 1968 Brian Lucas VMA-324 A-4B 145016 Night rocket run
220 OL 09 Jun 1960 Samuel J. Brocato VA-55 A4D-2 145018 struck by drop tank
221 OR 27 Jun 1960 Robert R. Smiley VA-55 A4D-2 145019 low-level nav flight
222 OL 16 Nov 1967 Bob Stamper VMA-324 A-4B 145020 Night landing Beaufort
223 OL 30 Dec 1963 Calvin Upchurch Smith, Jr. VMA-533 A-4B 145023 Cause unknown Pamlico Sound
224 OR 12 Jun 1963 Donald A. Griffing (USAF) VMA-533 A-4B 145027 Aircraft caught fire
225 OL 22 Aug 1968 William L Bianchin VC-7 A-4B 145032 Cause unknown
226 OL 4 Mar 1960 Jerome V. Bachman VA-195 A4D-2 145036 Lt(jg). Jerome V. Bachman VA-195 in A4D BuNo 145036 did not return to the USS Bon Homme Richard (en-route from Kobe, Japan to Sasebo, Japan) at 0925 hours. A pilot reported seeing a possible flash and finding an oil slick. The USS Bon Homme Richard accomp
227 OL 10 Apr 1967 Walker W. Lambert VA-95 A-4B 145037 night bombing exercise
228 OL 7 Aug 1966 Richard Allen Moran VA-15 A-4B 145040 Returning from a combat mission, LCDR Moran gently flew into the water 180 abeam the ship. The canopy was blown and he was observed leaving the cockpit, but appeared to be stuck as the aircraft disappeared below the surface. The body was not recovered.
229 OR 01 Sep 1966 Henry Adema VA-772 A-4B 145042 Mid-air collision with 142912 near NAAS Fallon
230 OL 17 Oct 1960 Peter Maitland VMA-121 A4D-2 145044 Bad cat shot
231 OR 15 Dec 1966 James H. Moffett (USMC) NART Los Alamitos A-4B 145045 Lost on take off
232 OR 13 Feb 1961 R.E. Merrihew VMA-224 A4D-2 145048 Merrihew ejected safely after a mid-air with USS Saratoga HUP-2 BuNo 130056.
233 OR 13 Dec 1962 George Ostermann VMA-324 A-4B 145049 Night mid-air near Beaufort with 144890
234 K/MIA 21 May 1982 De Fragata Marquez Argentine AF A-4Q 145050 Faulklands War
235 OL 31 Aug 1963 Jackson Mize VMA-324 A-4B 145054 Night in-flight fueling exercise off CVA-62
236 OL 18 Sep 1962 George M. Veling VA-23 A4D-2 145055 CVA-41 launch loss
237 OR 25 Sep 1962 Shelley B. Pittman VX-5 A4D-2N 145066 Fuselage fuel cell ruptured and the engine flamed out
238 OR 23 Oct 1964 Loran Craney NATC RDT&E A4D-2N 145070 Engine failure
239 OR 06 Dec 1960 George Augustus Bacas NATC A4D-2N 145072 Survived 90 deg. cross wind landing - A/C stricken
240 OR 18 Apr 1961 Georges E. LeBlanc VX-5 A-4C 145075 engine flame-out
241 OR 06 Jun 1961 A.S. Falconer VA-192 A4D-2N 145079 During takeoff
242 OL 23 Nov 1959 John Lamar Switzer NATC RDT&E A4D-2N 145080 Approach for landing at Patuxent
243 K/MIA 20 Mar 1966 Jerald Lee Pinneker VA-144 A-4C 145081 struck by SAM
244 OL 21 Jun 1960 Unknown VMA-225 A4D-2N 145086 low-level strafing practice run
245 OL 14 Jan 1967 Arthur K. Tyszkiewicz VA-56 A-4C 145087 Mid-air collision with 147724
246 OR 13 Mar 1970 Leo G. Yoder VFR-32 A-4C 145088 Engine failure
247 OR 14 Feb 1962 George C. Creighton III VA-113 A4D-2N 145090 Cause Unknown
248 OR 25 Jan 1969 Thomas Dibiase VA-44 A-4C 145094 Mid-air w/149624 sw Jacksonville
249 OR 6 May 1968 Manuel A. Guzman VMA-223 A-4C 145096 Mid air w/151198 combat run
250 OL 15 Feb 1961 W.W. Hargidine VMA-225 A4D-2N 145098 Capt W.W. Hargidine was lost in a crash over the side (Lat. 29-14.5N, 06-31.2E).
251 OR 06 Apr 1961 McCarthy VMA-225 A4D-2N 145107 Stuck throttle over side CVA-38
252 OR 4 Aug 1972 Thomas J. Luciano MARTD Alameda A-4C 145111 Cause unknown
253 OR 15 Oct 1965 Anthony Karl Vanko VA-125 A-4C 145115 Unknown SE of Three Rivers
254 K/MIA 2 Dec 1966 Paul Laurence Worrell VA-172 A-4C 145116 possible loss to SAM
255 OR 15 Aug 1963 Unknown VA-192 A-4C 145120 Pilot accepted and took off in an incompletly fueled A/C for a night loft bombing flight. When fuel was exhausted, pilot attempted a flame out landing at NAAS Fallon. Right wing contacted runway and A/C cartwheeled into the desert. Pilot walked away.
256 OL 29 Oct 1966 Chester L. Nightengale, Jr. VA-195 A-4C 145123 Daylight ramp strike - CVA-14
257 OR 08 Jul 2001 Unknown A-4L LLC (ATAC) A-4L 145128 Takeoff engine power loss Fallon
258 OR 11 Apr 1964 Frederick R. Harshbarger VMA-332 A-4C 145130 Mid-air w/147774
259 OL 30 Dec 1961 Willard Wyatt VMA-225 A4D-2N 145134 Mid-air with 147676
260 OR 05 Oct 1967 B.J. Baker VA-125 A-4C 145136 Cause unknown Yuma
261 OL 27 Nov 1961 Unknown VA-195 A4D-2N 145137 Landing final Atsugi
262 OR 30 Nov 1961 Harris J. Fennell VMA-242 A4D-2N 145138 Mid-air with 147684
263 OL 21 May 1964 Joe G. Cooke VA-192 A-4C 145140 cause unknown Philippines
264 OL 22 Sep 1962 John T. Parks VA-195 A4D-2N 145142 Mid-air w/148542 in-flight refuel
265 K/MIA 2 Dec 1966 Bruce August Nystrom VA-172 A-4C 145143 possible loss to SAM
266 K/MIA 20 Jan 1967 Jerry Franks Hogan VA-112 A-4C 145144 struck ground unknown
267 K/MIA 10 Jun 1967 Peter Woodbury Sherman VA-56 A-4C 145145 Possible sam strike
268 CR 1 Aug 1967 D.W. Thornhill VA-15 A-4C 147670 struck by AAA
269 OR 19 Oct 1966 J.C. Eichinger VA-112 A-4C 147674 Mid-air with F-4B
270 OL 30 Dec 1961 Richard J. Morgart VMA-225 A4D-2N 147676 Mid-air with 145134
271 OR 31 Jul 1966 Unknown VA-172 A-4C 147677 engine failure
272 OL 19 Jul 1961 Allen Price VA-195 A4D-2N 147679 Hit the round down CVA-31
273 OL 23 Jul 1974 Kenneth Wetzel NADC A-4C 147680 Engine failure
274 K/MIA 14 Sep 1965 Neil Brooks Taylor VA-192 A-4C 147682 struck by ground fire
275 OL 21 Dec 1968 Robert Michael Mulrooney VA-76 A-4C 147683 CVA-62 MED – unknown
276 OL 30 Nov 1961 Charles A. Brunt VMA-242 A4D-2N 147684 Mid-air with 145138
277 OL 23 Aug 1963 Luther H. Elliot VA-44 A-4C 147686 CVA-59 landing
278 OR 10 Mar 1971 Alfred Cisneros VC-4 Det Cecil Field A-4C 147688 Cause unknown Edenton, NC
279 OL 18 Sep 1968 Clarence K. Miles VA-195 A-4C 147689 Cause unknown Dinuba, CA
280 NSCL 21 Aug 1962 L.E. Cotton VA-195 A4D-2N 147692 AA L.E. Cotton was killed when VA-195 A4D BuNo 147692 went over the port side with Cotton at 2024 hours and sank in 2,300 fathoms of water in the South China Sea. USS Small, DD-838, and USS Buckley, DD-808, commenced search for man overboard and secured t
281 OR 24 Sep 1964 John Peacock VA-153 A-4C 147695 CVA-43 night ramp strike
282 OL 11 Feb 1964 Ted Higgins VA-192 A-4C 147699 Lookout reported aircraft crash astern of the USS Bon Homme Richard (en-route from Pearl) at 2303 hours. Aircraft No. 209 unaccounted for and commenced search accompanied by the USS Taylor, DD-468, and USS O'Bannon DD-450. USS Bon Homme Richard deck log.
283 OL 11 Feb 1964 Ted Higgins VA-192 A-4C 147699 cause unknown Philippines CVA-31
284 K/MIA 02 Jan 1966 Donald Clay MacLaughlin VA-76 A-4C 147704 struck ground unknown
285 OR 20 Sep 1960 Robert H. Meville VMA-533 A-4C 147705 a/c out of control
286 OL 16 Aug 1960 Gene Nommensen VA-125 A4D-2N 147707 Night flight Fallon
287 POW 14 Jul 1967 Robert Byron Fuller VA-76 A-4C 147709 struck by SAM
288 OR 13 Mar 1970 Michael H. Draper NARTU Alameda A-4C 147710 Engine failure Truckee
289 OR 2 Mar 1963 Richard L. Grant VA-125 A4D-2N 147711 Cause unknown
290 POW 30 Jun 1967 John Michael McGrath VA-146 A-4C 147712 struck by AAA
291 OL 27 Nov 1962 John MacDonald Moore VMA-121 A4D-2N 147713 Unknown night flight Palatka, FL
292 K/MIA 30 May 1982 Jose Daniel Vazquez Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 147714 Four Argentine Air Force Escuadron I Grupo 4 Skyhawks with 500 lb. bombs attack what they believe was the the HMS Invincible. However what they find is the HMS Avenger and the nearby HMS Exeter. Exeter shoots down two Grupo 4 Skyhawks using Sea Dart Miss
293 OR 22 Jan 1963 Jack R. Lousma VMA-224 A-4C 147716 Landing a/c on fire
294 OL 11 Nov 1971 James E. Zerblis VA-205 A-4C 147717 Cause unknown Baxley, GA
295 CR 11 Nov 1966 Unknown VA22 A-4C 147718 Mid-air collision
296 OR 8 Aug 1967 J. Casimes VA-146 A-4C 147719 Engine failure combat launch - injuries minor
297 OR 05 Apr 1968 Robert Lewis Elich VA-216 A-4C 147720 Flame out on takeoff
298 OR 11 June 1975 Norris Flagler VA-204 A-4L 147723 Heard an explosion and saw flames coming from the A/C as he prepared to land
299 CR 14 Jan 1967 Karl Alfred Vogelgro III VA-56 A-4C 147724 Mid-air with 145087
300 OR 14 Jan 1967 Unknown VA-56 A-4C 147724 Mid-air wingman combat
301 OL 8 Aug 1960 Robert Hornichel Sr Ferry sqdn A4D-2N 147725 Landing El Paso
302 OL 26 Oct 1961 John F. Stose VA-43 A4D-2N 147729 Cause unknown Stumpy Point, NC
303 OR 6 Mar 1964 Thomas E. Dunlap VA-94 A-4C 147730 Cause unknown Tulare, CA
304 K/MIA 10 Jul 1966 George Henry Wilkins VA-153 A-4C 147732 struck ground unknown
305 OR 1 Mar 1975 Ralph S. Dilullo MARTD Willow Grove A-4C 147735 Mechanical difficulties
306 POW 04 Oct 1966 John Douglas Burns VA-22 A-4C 147737 struck by AAA
307 OL 23 Mar 1966 John Bethel Tapp VA-93 A-4C 147738 Cause unknown
308 OR 14 Jun 1969 Unknown VA-95 A-4C 147739 Launch CVA-67
309 POW 17 Mar 1966 Frederick Charles Baldock VA-94 A-4C 147740 struck by SAM
310 OR 22 Mar 1969 James M. Gill VA-34 A-4C 147746 Flame out 37 miles CVA-59
311 K/MIA 21 May 1982 Nestor Edgardo Lopez Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 147747 Grupo 4 Skyhawk sorties, are intercepted by the British CAP and suffers losses. British Harriers down two of the departing Skyhawks with Sidewinder Missiles killing both pilots. LCDR Neill Thomas in Harrier XZ794 and LCDR Mike Blissett in Harrier XZ496 sh
312 OR 26 Dec 1962 W. Randolph VA-46 A-4C 147751 Cause unknown
313 CR 14 Jan 1966 S.B. Jordon VA-36 A-4C 147753 struck trees bomb run
314 OR 06 Jan 1964 J.R. Mossman VA-43 A-4C 147756 A/c fire after takeoff
315 CR 14 Jul 1967 J.N. Donis VA-76 A-4C 147759 struck by AAA
316 OR 08 Apr 1965 Moss VA-46 A-4C 147760 LCdr Moss rolled off starboard side while taxiing. Moss was recovered.
317 CR 23 May 1966 K.W. Leuffen VA-36 A-4C 147762 engine failed – ground fire
318 K/MIA 12 Sep 1966 William Francis Coakley VA-153 A-4C 147763 struck ground unknown
319 CR 03 Jan 1969 R.M. Aaron VA-216 A-4C 147764 struck by AAA
320 OL 07 Apr 1965 Fred "Freddie" Jerrel Thweatt VA-46 A-4C 147766 Cause unknown CVA-38
321 OR 01 Oct 1968 David I. Habermacher VMA-223 A-4C 147767 takeoff accident Chu Lai
322 OL 15 Jul 1968 D.W. Bittig VMA-214 A-4C 147769 Cause unknown Fallon
323 OL 1 Dec 1961 C.H. Brown VMA-242 A4D-2N 147770 Unknown - near Russell, AR
324 OR 11 Apr 1964 James Barbosa VMA-332 A-4C 147774 Mid-air w/145130
325 POW 20 Oct 1966 Frederick R. Purrington VA172 A-4C 147775 struck by AAA
326 CR 13 Dec 1966 Donald O. Taylor VA195 A-4C 147776 struck by ground fire
327 OR 7 Mar 1968 John C. Brittenhan VA-125 A-4C 147777 Hung napalm bomb
328 OR 27 Jul 1967 C.J. Kelaghan VA-64 A-4C 147784 LT(jg). C.J. Kelaghan ejected and his aircraft crashed into the sea 130 miles from the ship and sank in 2100 fathoms of water. The pilot was recovered by helicopter with a fracture of his right arm.
329 OL 8 Aug 1961 Hugh W. Bergey VMA-211 A4D-2N 147791 Mid-air w/148477
330 OL 05 Jul 1963 William Oliver Bonsall VMA-223 A-4C 147794 Mid-air w/148451
331 POW 25 Apr 1967 Charles David Stackhouse VA-76 A-4C 147799 MiG cannon fire
332 OR 3 Mar 1964 Jack C. Kennedy VMA-225 A-4C 147800 Cause unknown
333 OL 16 Jun 1966 Benjamin Russell Partin VA-64 A-4C 147801 Lost in an accident while on a training hop off CVA-66.
334 OR 28 Apr 1970 Finose VA-12 A-4C 147803 fuel starvation combat sortie (unable to in-flight fuel)
335 CR 25 Jun 1968 Charles B. Coltrin VMA-223 A-4C 147804 struck by ground fire
336 OL 7 Feb 1963 Jay Blanke VA-83 A-4C 147805 struck sea close-aboard
337 OL 24 Jan 1968 Wilson C. Rook VA-125 A-4C 147810 Flight deck crash
338 OR 25 May 1967 A.P. Lowry VA-66 A-4C 147811 LCdr. A.P. Lowry ejected and his aircraft crashed into the sea off the starboard bow and sank in 1450 fathoms of water. LCdr. Lowry was recovered by helicopter without injury.
339 OR 25 May 1967 A.P. Lowry VA-66 A-4C 147811 LCdr. A.P. Lowry ejected and his aircraft crashed into the sea off the starboard bow and sank in 1450 fathoms of water. The pilot was recovered by helicopter without injury.
340 OL 7 Dec 1963 Thomas S. Oden VMA-121 A-4C 147813 Cause unknown Gila Bend, AZ
341 K/MIA 18 May 1967 Kenneth Robbins Cameron VA-76 A-4C 147816 AAA – died in captivity
342 OL 9 Mar 1965 Rosolino J. Territo VA-125 A-4C 147817 Lost attempting a radar controlled landing at Hamilton AFB
343 CR 13 Dec 1966 Charles Edward Barnett VA-195 A-4C 147819 struck by SAM
344 OR 23 Jul 1972 Chuck Coltrin VMA-131 A-4C 147822 Cause unknown Fender County, NC
345 OL 14 Apr 1972 Anthony McCarthy (USMC) MARTD Alameda A-4C 147824 tire failure landing El Toro
346 OR 29 Nov 1961 Daniel J. Hampton VMA-242 A-4C 147831 Engine flame out
347 OR 20 Mar 1961 Ferdinand “Doc” Dugan VA-43 A4D-2N 147832 Loss of electrical power during thunderstorm
348 OL 26 Jul 1969 Richard David Brenning VA-112 A-4C 147833 launch crash combat sortie
349 OR 01 Jul 1970 H.I. Sheppard, Jr. NARTU Alameda A-4C 147837 Take-off engine flame-out
350 OL 25 Nov 1969 John R. Martin VA-172 A-4C 147839 Low level mid-air with 149523
351 OL 01 Apr 1966 Charles E. Galloway VA-112 A-4C 147840 CVA-59 launch
352 POW 18 May 1967 Robert John Naughton VA-113 A-4C 147842 struck by ground fire
353 OL 6 Mar 1975 Gary Carver VA-204 A-4L 147843 Mid-air w/149640
354 OR 30 Mar 1967 Richard J. "Jeff" Miles VA-94 A-4C 147844 Ejected after one pass when he returned to the ship without enough fuel to bingo. The DaNang tanker did not work and the carrier was in the fog. His plane crashed into Gulf of Tonkin.
355 OR 5 Nov 1961 Richard O. Benoit VA-36 A-4C 147846 Engine failure landing Jax
356 OR 04 Mar 1967 William H. Lifsey VA-66 A-4C 147848 A-4C BuNo 147848 collided with VA-66 A-4C BuNo 149543, crashed into the sea and sank in 1,500 fathoms of water. The pilot suffered a fractured humeral greater tuberosity bilateral and was recovered by the helicopter.
357 POW 22 Dec 1965 Wendell Reed Alcorn VA-36 A-4C 148305 struck by ground fire
358 OR 07 Oct 1966 Paul Barrish VA-94 A-4C 148308 Mid-air w/F-8 Crusader
359 OR 4 Aug 1961 Edward E. Lutenschwager VA-153 A-4C 148309 Aircraft caught fire
360 OR 22 Jul 1969 Helmsin VA-112 A-4C 148310 launch failure combat sortie
361 POW 20 Mar 1966 James Alfred Mulligan VA36 A-4C 148313 struck by ground fire
362 OL 20 Mar 1963 James R. Foster VMA-225 A-4C 148315 A/c fire chute failed
363 K/MIA 07 Apr 1965 William Marshall Roark VA-153 A-4C 148317 struck by AAA
364 CR 25 Aug 1967 R.W. Gerard VA-15 A-4C 148440 struck by AAA
365 OR 22 Jun 1970 G.T. Taylor MARTD Alameda A-4C 148442 Bombing run Lovelock, NV
366 OR 26 Oct 1962 Kent L. Lee VA-66 A4D-2N 148443 Ejected 4 miles from CVA-62
367 POW 25 Mar 1966 Bradley Edsel Smith VA-76 A-4C 148444 struck by AAA
368 OR 29 Dec 1970 S.A. Staples MARTD Alameda A-4C 148445 Engine failure
369 OR 28 Sep 1965 ?. ?. Thomas VA-125 A-4C 148448 Lt. Thomas ejected and was rescued.
370 OL 05 Jul 1963 James E. Graham VMA-223 A-4C 148451 Mid-air w/147794
371 OL 20 Jun 1971 Frederick R Boardman VA-205 A-4L 148453 Mid-air collision w/149569
372 OL 06 Jan 1962 James T. Peddy, Jr. VA-66 A4D-2N 148454 Night launch loss
373 CR 07 Jul 1966 William J. Isenhour VA-216 A-4C 148456 struck by AAA
374 OR 16 Aug 1961 James Alfred Mulligan VA-72 A4D-2N 148461 Med Sea LCdr. James Alfred Mulligan ejected safely when his A4D-2N rolled inverted and he lost his instruments at night on final approach to the Indy. From John Tate.
375 OR 16 Aug 1961 James Alfred Mulligan VA-72 A4D-2N 148461 LCdr. James Alfred Mulligan ejected safely when his A4D-2N rolled inverted and he lost his instruments at night on final approach to the Indy. From John Tate.
376 K/MIA 30 Jun 1967 LeGrande Ogden Cole VA-15 A-4C 148466 disappeared on bomb run
377 OR 20 Aug 1968 Richard T. Holden VA-36 A-4C 148470 mid-air collision with A-4
378 CR 21 May 1966 O.F. Baldwin VA-216 A-4C 148473 struck by ground fire
379 OL 23 Apr 1969 Graham E. Tharp VMAT-102 A-4C 148474 Cause unknown Blythe, CA
380 K/MIA 13 Aug 1965 Harry Eugene Thomas VA-153 A-4C 148475 struck by AAA
381 OL 8 Aug 1961 Nolvie M. Adams VMA-211 A4D-2N 148477 Mid-air w/147791
382 OR 15 Apr 1972 Edward Townley MARTD Alameda A-4C 148480 engine explosion
383 CR 09 Apr 1965 C.H. McNeil VA-153 A-4C 148481 struck by AAA
384 OR 07 Dec 1964 Unknown VMA-223 Det T A-4C 148482 While on the cat for launch, a missle motor ignited, setting the aircraft afire damaging the A/C
385 K/MIA 22 Apr 1970 John Bryan Golz VA-172 A-4C 148484 struck ground on bomb run
386 POW 03 Jan 1968 Edward Dale Estes VA-112 A-4C 148486 struck by SAM
387 CR 17 Sep 1966 R.A. Hegstrom VA-22 A-4C 148488 struck by ground fire
388 OR 11 May 1965 D.D. Gregory VA-22 A-4C 148489 Went into the water 250˚ relative 4,000 yards ships position
389 OL 22 Jun 1970 John Stiles Earle VA-172 A-4C 148495 engine failure combat launch
390 K/MIA 17 Nov 1966 William Tamm Arnold VA-22 A-4C 148496 struck by AAA
391 OL 15 Jun 1974 Raymond Michael Currie VA-205 A-4L 148498 Crashed near Sylva, NC - flying too low - hit a mountain
392 K/MIA 21 Mar 1966 John Mark Tiderman VA-94 A-4C 148499 Midair avoiding SAM
393 OL 17 Aug 1967 Michael Sandlin VMAAW-332 A-4C 148506 Mid-air w/149610
394 POW 21 Dec 1966 Danny Elloy Glenn VA-144 A-4C 148507 struck by AAA
395 OL 17 Dec 1965 David Wallace Wickam VA-113 A-4C 148510 landing accident – combat
396 OR 17 Dec 1965 David Wallace Wickham VA-113 A-4C 148510 recovery accident CVA-63
397 OR 6 Dec 1969 Robert P. Rogers VMA-214 A-4C 148511 Landing Yuma
398 K/MIA 20 Apr 1966 John Abbott VA-113 A-4C 148512 struck by AAA, died captivity
399 K/MIA 4 May 1967 James Scott Graham VA-113 A-4C 148514 struck by AAA KIA after ejection
400 OL 24 Feb 1970 Harold Venman Pete Petersen VA-831 A-4C 148515 Lt. Petersen was killed the night of 2-24-1970 at Whitehouse OLF. I remember walking around in the light rain and mist looking for him in the black night. We found the a/c, but couldn't find him for a long time. Then he was found still in his seat. It was
401 K/MIA 9 Mar 1966 Augusto Maria Xavier VMA-311 A-4C 148518 struck ground unknown
402 K/MIA 27 Mar 1967 Alexander J. Palenscar VA-112 A-4C 148519 disappeared unknown
403 OR 6 Mar 1968 Hawkins VA-34 A-4C 148520 Mid-air w/149626
404 OL 8 Feb 1965 John H. Floyd VMA-225 A-4C 148522 Unrecovered aileron roll
405 OL 12 Mar 1963 Jack Tholl VA-46 A-4C 148523 Night FCLP
406 OL 11 Jun 1965 Douglas Stuart Mayfield China Lake A-4C 148524 Struck by debris
407 OL 25 Jun 1969 Victor A. Demick VA-125 A-4C 148527 launch crash – training
408 OR 23 Aug 1975 Jerry Brett VA-204 A-4L 148530 A/C became crippled 50 minutes into a training flight and crashed seven miles southwest of Harrison, AR
409 OR 12 May 1966 Unknown VMA-214 A-4C 148535 landing accident – combat
410 OR 29 May 1969 Unknown VA-125 A-4C 148537 A-4C BuNo 148537 mid-air with A-4E BuNo 149967 following MK-81 delivery at NAS Fallon
411 OR 4 Dec 1961 Arthur W. Nehf VMA-332 A4D-2N 148539 Engine failure FCLP
412 OR 14 Dec 1961 R.C. Bradfield VMA-211 A4D-2N 148540 Cause unknown
413 OL 22 Sep 1962 Unknown VA-195 A4D-2N 148542 Mid-air w/145142 in-flight refuel
414 K/MIA 04 Jul 1967 Phillip Charles Craig VA-15 A-4C 148544 disappeared during mission
415 OL 19 Oct 1969 John D. Wolff VA-83 A-4C 148546 Crashed into a mountain off CVA-67
416 CR 14 Feb 1969 J.F. Meehan VA-216 A-4C 148547 explosion of wingman
417 CR 24 May 1968 Steven J. Driscoll VMA-223 A-4C 148549 struck by ground fire
418 OR 24 Jul 1963 J. H. Metz (USAF) VA-64 A-4C 148551 Ejected at 270 (T), 59 miles from ship - CVA-60
419 OL 19 Nov 1974 Jeffery D. Stanley VC-7 A-4C 148553 Mid-air w/F-4 Phantom II
420 NSCL 15 Aug 1963 Jack Augusta Sherrill V1 Div. A-4C 148554 Landing VF-31 F3H-2 colliding with on deck A-4C BuNo 148554 of VA-36 causing a deck fire. CVA-60
421 NSCL 15 Aug 1963 Donald William Cors Unknown A-4C 148554 Landing VF-31 F-3B colliding with on deck A-4C BuNo 148554 of VA-36 causing a deck fire. CVA-60
422 POW 03 Apr 1965 Raymond Arthur Vohden VA-216 A-4C 148557 struck by ground fire
423 OR 19 Jul 1962 1stLt James Sauer VMA-121 A-4C 148560 Ran off the end of the runway landing at El Toro.
424 OR 1 Nov 1962 William W. Bryant VMA-121 A4D-2N 148561 Engine fire and controlled ejection near Yuma.
425 CR 13 Aug 1965 W.E. Newman VA-22 A-4C 148564 struck by AAA
426 OR 10 Sep 1968 Larry E. Smith VA-125 A-4C 148565 Cause unknown Mariposa, CA
427 CR 7 Nov 1967 M.A. Krebs VA-34 A-4C 148566 fuel fire – combat sortie
428 OR Aug 12 1966 John H. Alvis VA-112 A-4E 148567 Ejected safely and was rescued by a Cannon AFB helicopter when his engine flamed out, enroute from NAS Lemoore to Dyess AFB.
429 OL 23 Aug 1963 Steve Kadas VA-72 A-4C 148568 Ramp strike CVA-62
430 OR 18 Aug 1966 Arthur K. Tyszkiewicz VA-56 A-4C 148570 Ejected over practice bombing range due to hydraulic system failure
431 CR 03 Jun 1965 Raymond P. Ilg VA-22 A-4C 148577 struck by AAA
432 OR 20 May 1972 Dan Condon VA-203 A-4L 148578 The J-65 had unwound after his last call to the tower and Dan had taken the time to turn away from an apartment building, both pilot and A/C landing in the Ortega River.
433 OR 19 Aug 1963 Herbert “Hot Dog” Recktenwald VA-72 A-4C 148579 Cause unknown CVA-62
434 OR 17 Apr 1966 A.E. Johnson VA-113 A-4C 148583 launch error
435 K/MIA 19 Oct 1965 John Bowers Worchester VA-195 A-4C 148584 Cause unknown
436 K/MIA 17 Mar 1967 Robert Boughton Beale VMA-214 A-4C 148585 struck by ground fire
437 K/MIA 20 Oct 1966 Harry S. Edwards, Jr. VA-153 A-4C 148592 struck by AAA
438 OL 28 Oct 1965 Thomas E. Murray VA-22 A-4C 148596 Crashed astern of the Midway
439 K/MIA 1 Aug 1968 Edward James Broms VA-66 A-4C 148599 struck by AAA
440 OR 27 Feb 1967 Richard A. Luker VA-195 A-4C 148607 engine failure
441 OL 21 Nov 1968 Marvin Joel Naschek VA-216 A-4C 148608 launch crash combat sortie
442 WIA 18 Dec 1966 Ed W. Oehlbeck VA-172 A-4C 148608 struck by AAA
443 OR 23 Jun 1972 Kenneth J. Reed VC-2 A-4C 148609 Mid-air with A-7 Corsair II - other pilot perished
444 OL 23 Oct 1974 P. J. Vermaire (USAF) NATC RDT&E A-4E 148614 Cause unknown off Deal Island
445 OL 26 Mar 1965 Robert A. Kay VMA-224 A-4C 149487 landing accident
446 OL 3 Nov 1965 John C. Burch VA-112 A-4C 149488 CVA-59 fell to hangar deck
447 POW 24 Aug 1965 Richard Marvin Brunhaver VA22 A-4C 149490 aircraft failed bomb run
448 OR 13 May 1964 Andrew Pullar VA-12 A-4C 149491 LCdr Andrew Pullar ejected safely when A4C #401 BuNo 149491 crashed into the sea about five miles off the front quarter at 1642 while the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt was en-route from Pollensa Bay to Barcelona, Spain. Pilot was recovered by the ships helo i
449 OR 08 Jul 1966 Lt. Paul Haglund VA-216 A-4C 149494 At catapault a bomb dropped from the aircraft, bounced, hitting the aircraft starting a fire. Lt. Paul Haglund rescued. CVA-19
450 CR 20 Apr 1966 H.G. Welch VA-113 A-4C 149495 struck by AAA
451 OL 06 Oct 1964 Claude E. Duchow VA-22 A-4C 149496 Landing Alameda
452 OL 06 Jan 1969 Al Hospes VA-34 A-4C 149499 Power loss RAPAC failed
453 OL 01 Jan 1966 J.D. Bradford VA-112 A-4C 149501 CVA-59 cause unknown
454 POW 20 Apr 1965 Philip Neal Butler VA-22 A-4C 149507 early bomb detonation
455 K/MIA 10 May 1967 Roger Morton Netherland VA-94 A-4C 149509 struck by SAM
456 OL 01 Oct 1964 J.R. Frazier VA-125 A-4C 149509 Night landing Lemoore
457 OR 19 Aug 1963 Duane “King Tut” Tuttle VA-72 A-4C 149512 Cause unknown CVA-62
458 OR 07 Mar1968 John Baals VA-12 A-4C 149513 Ejected off the port quarter (CVA-42) and was recovered by helo uninjured.
459 K/MIA 21 Mar 1966 Frank R. Compton VA-94 A-4C 149515 Midair avoiding SAM
460 OL 08 Jan 1970 Rodney E. Kuehn VA-36 A-4C 149519 lost at sea unknown CVA-59
461 K/MIA 22 Dec 1965 John Douglas Prudhomme VA-76 A-4C 149521 struck by ground fire
462 OL 25 Nov 1969 Robert A. McLeery VA-172 A-4C 149523 Low level mid-air with 147839
463 OR 6 May 1970 J.E. Morrison VA-66 A-4C 149524 Into water 3K Yds CVA-59
464 OR 22 Sep 1970 J.G. Hartman VA-172 A-4C 149525 launch failure combat sortie
465 K/MIA 09 May 1982 Jorge Ricardo Farias Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 149526 Disappeared in bad weather while searching for British ships
466 K/MIA 1 Feb 1966 Hubert Bradford Loheed VA-146 A-4C 149527 struck ground unknown
467 POW 17 Jun 1966 Paul Edward Galanti VA-216 A-4C 149528 struck by ground fire
468 K/MIA 14 Feb 1969 Larry James Stevens VA-216 A-4C 149529 struck by AAA
469 OL 13 Apr 1964 Charles R. Mandly VA-22 A-4C 149533 Crashed into the sea off the port bow
470 OL 31 Jul 1969 Alan Everest Hospes VA-36 A-4C 149538 Chute failed to deploy
471 OR 07 Apr 1974 Paul E. Burke, Jr. VA-204 A-4L 149539 Lost power about 10,000 feet over Cheaha, AL
472 K/MIA 09 Jul 1967 Charles Richard Lee VA-146 A-4C 149542 struck by SAM
473 OR 04 Mar 1967 J.D. Rasmussen VA-66 A-4C 149543 LCdr. J.D. Rasmussen ejected when his aircraft collided with VA-66 A-4C BuNo 147848, crashed into the sea and sank in 1,500 fathoms of water. He was recovered by helicopter without injury.
474 OL 5 Feb 1964 Donald W. Malone VA-172 A-4C 149545 catapauLT
475 OL 5 Feb 1964 Donald W. Malone VA-172 A-4C 149545 catapult launch CVA-42
476 POW 17 Nov 1967 Wilson Denver Key VA-34 A-4C 149546 struck by SAM
477 OR 25 Oct 1963 Clairborne Brown VMA-224 A-4C 149548 landing accident
478 OL 6 Dec 1967 Albert D. McFall VA-76 A-4C 149549 night launch loss CVA-31
479 CR 14 Feb 1966 J.C. Durham VA-144 A-4C 149552 lost engine Ground fire
480 OR 6 Aug 1970 D.B. (Denny) Flynn VA-12 A-4C 149553 launch bridle failure – combat
481 OL 5 Feb 1964 William Charles Brooks VA-125 A-4C 149554 catapult launch CVA-43
482 OL 5 Feb 1964 William Charles Brooks VA-125 A-4C 149554 catapult launch CVA-43
483 CR 9 Feb 1966 Jack L. Snyder VA-144 A-4C 149557 struck by SAM
484 K/MIA 1 Dec 1965 John Vern McCormick VA-144 A-4C 149560 struck by AAA
485 OR 16 Aug 1965 Charles H. Peters VA-144 A-4C 149561 Cause unknown CVA-14
486 POW 23 Dec 1965 William Leonard Shankel VA-94 A-4C 149562 struck by ground fire
487 K/MIA 24 May 1982 Jorge Alberto Bono Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 149562 Following hits on HMS Sir Galahas and HMS Sir Lancelot. C-305 flown by Teneiente Jorge Bono was damaged and losing fuel, as were others, but his aircraft lost altitude and crashed into King George Bay killing the pilot.
488 OL 12 Feb 1969 Frank Peter Neuman VA-12 A-4C 149566 Trap crash – fatal ejection
489 CR 25 Jun 1966 F.H. Magee VA-146 A-4C 149567 struck by AAA
490 OL 08 Jul 1963 D.R. Gissel VA-146 A-4C 149568 Crashed 3 miles ahead of ship. Pilot was returned to ship but died as a result of injuries.
491 OR 20 Jun 1971 John E. Owens, Jr. VA-205 A-4L 149569 mid-air w/148453
492 OR 13 Nov 1964 James H. Knollmueller VA-146 A-4C 149570 mid-air collision RF-8A
493 CR 5 May 1966 Unknown VA-146 A-4C 149571 struck water – fire started
494 CR 11 Feb 1965 W.T. Majors VA-153 A-4C 149572 eng failed post bomb run
495 K/MIA 25 Jun 1965 Peter J. Mongilardi VA-153 A-4C 149574 struck by AAA
496 CR 15 Jul 1965 A.J. Bennett VA-153 A-4C 149576 struck by AAA
497 POW 5 Aug 1964 Everett Alvarez VA-144 A-4C 149578 struck by AAA
498 OR 7 Feb 1971 Sid C. Dabbs VA-204 A-4C 149579 Unknown cause NAS Memphis
499 OR 08 Feb 1967 K.W. Kwmch VMA-332 A-4C 149582 fire warning light
500 OR 20 Mar 1963 Paul Meinhardt VA-172 A-4C 149584 Gary Francis Wheatley in 149589 and Lt(jg). Paul Meinhardt in 149584 ejected safely from following a mid-air collision at an estimated altitude of 9,000 feet about 10,000 yards from the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt en-route from Taranto, Italy to Athens, Gre
501 K/MIA 21 May 1982 Daniel Fernando Manzotti Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 149585 Grupo 4 sorties are intercepted by the British CAP and suffers losses. British Harriers down two of the departing Skyhawks with Sidewinder Missiles killing both pilots. LCDR Neill Thomas in Harrier XZ794 and LCDR Mike Blissett in Harrier XZ496 shoot down
502 OR 20 Mar 1963 Gary Francis Wheatley VA-172 A-4C 149589 Lt(jg). Gary Francis Wheatley in 149589 and Lt(jg). Paul Meinhardt 149584 ejected safely following a mid-air collision at an estimated altitude of 9,000 feet about 10,000 yards from the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt en-route from Taranto, Italy to Athens, Gre
503 CR 18 Sep 1967 S.H. Hawkins VA-34 A-4C 149590 struck by SAM
504 OL 28 Sep 1965 Calvin C. Mahnke VA-34 A-4C 149598 Mid-air w/150590
505 OR 16 Jun 1969 Paul Fontaine VA-66 A-4C 149601 Unknown cause NAS Cecil Field
506 OR 2 May 1963 Frederick W. Hamilton VA-55 A-4C 149602 Struck round down CVA-14
507 OR 02 May 1963 Frederick W. Hamilton VA-55 A-4C 149602 Emergency landing (barricade rigged at 1859)aircraft heavily damaged
508 POW 09 Jul 1967 Edward Holmes Martin VA-34 A-4C 149603 struck by SAM
509 OL 19 Aug 1966 Walter Roy Cox VA-125 A-4C 149609 Killed near Shelter Cove while on a routine training mission
510 OL 17 Aug 1967 Paul Whitting VMAAW-332 A-4C 149610 Mid-air w/148506
511 OR 14 Feb !967 Jerry Tuttle VA-15 A-4C 149611 Mid-air w/150600
512 OL 3 Mar 1965 Thomas Mineau VA-216 A-4C 149612 Landing crash – training
513 OR 27 Mar 1964 Georges E. LeBlanc VA-64 A-4C 149613 Sheared nose gear on landing, skidded over board
514 OL 08 Apr 1964 Edward Leonard Maas, Jr. VA-64 A-4C 149615 Unknown night OP CVN-65
515 CR 04 Jul 1966 C.F. Baldwin VA-216 A-4C 149616 struck by AAA
516 K/MIA 25 May 1982 Jorge Osvaldo Garcia Grupo 4 Argentine AF A-4P 149618 On egress, HMS Coventry destroys C-304 with a Sea Dart Missile. Garcia bailed out. However, neither force is aware of his survival. His body was found more than a year later in his survival raft when it washed ashore on Golding Island.
517 POW 04 Oct 1967 Peter V. Schoeffel VA-15 A-4C 149619 struck by AAA
518 OR 25 Jan 1969 Allen Adler VA-44 A-4C 149624 Mid-air w/145094 sw Jacksonville
519 OL 30 Dec 1964 Frank Scot Grismon VA-216 A-4C 149625 ramp strike CVA-19
520 OR 19 Aug 1963 William R. Hall VA-86 A-4C 149631 Cause unknown CVA-62
521 OR 2 Aug 1967 William M. Shewchuk VA-55 A-4C 149632 engine failure combat launch
522 OR 02 Jun 1966 LT(jg). Seldon M. Small VA-66 A-4C 149634 LT(jg). Seldon M. Small ejected when his aircraft crashed into the sea 11 miles off the port quarter and sank in 1,750 fathoms of water. The helicopter and USS Leary commenced search for pilot and he was recovered.
523 OR 1 Nov 1964 W.A. Cason VMA-533 A-4C 149637 Unknown 300m east of Azores
524 CR 07 Apr 1967 Charles E. Hathaway VA-195 A-4C 149639 struck by ground fire
525 OR 6 Mar 1975 James S. Greenwood VA-204 A-4L 149640 Mid-air w/147843
526 OR 27 Dec 1966 James M. Hayes VA-22 A-4C 149641 test flight-rudder failure following launch from USS Coral Sea
527 OL 14 Sep 1969 Charles C. McLennan VMA-214 A-4C 149644 Unknown Lake City, CO
528 OL 14 Sep 1969 Charles C. McLennan VMA-214 A-4C 149644 Unknown Lake City, CO
529 OR 20 Nov 1970 Les Herman VMA-331 A-4E 149648 Engine failure on cat shot - CVA-62
530 OR 10 Jul 1963 Grant Augustine, III NATC RDT&E A-4E 149649 Engine trouble
531 OR 28 Nov 1964 T.M. Kastner NATC A-4E 149650 Disabled A/C near Weems, VA
532 K/MIA 20 May 1967 Homer Leroy Smith VA-212 A-4E 149652 AAA – died in captivity
533 OL 13 Mar 1967 John D Shaw VA-125 A-4E 149659 Landing CVA-33
534 K/MIA 11 Nov 1968 Philip D. Barger VMA-311 A-4E 149660 struck by ground fire
535 OR 16 Apr 1973 Unknown VMA-211 A-4E 149661 Unknown west of Naha
536 OR 02 Oct 1963 Francis J. Davis VA-23 A-4E 149662 Unknown west of the Golden Gate
537 OR 08 Jul 1965 Job O. Belcher, Jr. VA-125 A-4E 149663 Mechanical failure on practice bomb run
538 CR 15 Jun 1968 J.M. Wright VA-56 A-4E 149665 struck by ground fire
539 POW 26 Oct 1967 John Sidney McCain VA-163 A-4E 149959 struck by AAA
540 OL 29 Oct 1966 Charles Ranking Nelson VA-76 A-4C 149960 Unknown cause NAS Fallon
541 K/MIA 25 Jul 1967 Donald Vance Davis VA-163 A-4E 149961 struck ground strafing run
542 CR 28 Jul 1965 G.R. Townsend (WIA?) VA-23 A-4E 149962 early bomb detonation
543 CR 24 Oct 1967 Ralph Eugene Foulks VA-163 A-4E 149963 struck by AAA
544 OR 01 Oct 1965 Unknown (USMC) VA-125 A-4E 149965 Cause unknown Yuma
545 OR 17 Nov 1965 Wesley McDonald (CAG-15) VA-125 A-4E 149966 Engine failure
546 OR 29 May 1969 Unknown VA-125 A-4E 149967 A-4C BuNo 148537 mid-air with A-4E BuNo 149967 following MK-81 delivery at NAS Fallon
547 CR 17 May 1968 R.W. Wardlaw VMA-311 A-4E 149970 struck by ground fire
548 OR 15 Jan 1964 N.A. Castruccio VA-81 A-4E 149974 A/c caught fire
549 POW 31 Aug 1967 Hugh Allen Stafford VA-163 A-4E 149975 struck by SAM
550 K/MIA 29 Jan 1968 James Dale Mills VMA-211 A-4E 149976 possible loss to ground fire
551 OR 12 Nov 1964 Richard A. Howard VA-125 A-4E 149980 Engine failure
552 WIA 16 Sep 1968 Shopshire VA-163 A-4E 149982 Recovered struck by AAA
553 OR 10 Dec 1976 Jerome L. Petykowski VC-2 A-4E 149983 Struck by unarmed AIM-9 missile
554 OR 26 Jul 1985 Tri Budi Satriyo Indonesia AF A-4E 149987 Engine failure
555 OL 26 Aug 1979 Robert M. Baker MARTD Willow Grove A-4E 149989 Aircraft exploded
556 POW 10 Sep 1965 Wendell Burke Rivers VA-155 A-4E 149991 AAA or bomb frag
557 CR 22 Aug 1966 K.G. Craig VA-72 A-4E 149992 struck by rocket debris
558 OR 26 May 1970 J.A. Sears VA-152 A-4E 149993 fuel ingestion in-flight refuel
559 OR 05 Jun 1963 A.A. Less VA-86 A-4E 149997 Unknown Chesapeake Bay
560 OL 22 Jun 2000 Albert Mare Indonesia AF A-4E 149998 Unknown ejected but was killed
561 K/MIA 13 Sep 1965 Joe Russell Mossman VA-72 A-4E 149999 struck by ground fire
562 CR 27 Jun 1966 Unknown VA-212 A-4E 150000 Fire Combat sorite
563 OR 19 Dec 1972 Bill Robertson VC-5 A-4E 150002 engine failure
564 OR 6 May 1964 Dennis B. Nichols VA-43 A-4E 150004 Engine failure
565 OR 11 May 1964 John F. Fetterman VA-81 A-4E 150005 Unknown Chesapeake Bay
566 OR 25 Aug 1987 Thomas Rullman VFA-127 A-4E 150007 Unknown takeoff Lemoore
567 OR 28 Mar 1966 James E. Theriault VA-44 A-4E 150008 Engine failure Yuma
568 OR 17 Feb 1976 Unknown NAVFIRWEPSCHol A-4E 150009 Mid-air w/F-4J Phantom
569 OL 22 Jan 1988 Hirshan Habib Indonesia AF A-4E 150010 Unknown bad weather
570 WIA 11 May 1967 G.R. Romano VMA-121 A-4E 150011 ground fire combat recov
571 CR 11 May 1967 G.R. Romano VMA-121 A-4E 150011 ground fire WIA
572 OL 24 Jun 1964 Robert M. Robinson VA-43 A-4E 150012 Cause unknown
573 OR 24 Mar 1966 Donald J. Beary VMA-331 A-4E 150014 Cause unknown bomb range Cherry Point
574 K/MIA 01 Jul 1966 Charles Henry Peters VA-155 A-4E 150017 struck by AAA
575 OR 13 Aug 1964 A. J. Shower VA-56 A-4E 150018 Engine failure following cat shot - USS Ticonderoga
576 K/MIA 29 Dec 1965 Thomas Farrell Eldridge VMA-211 A-4E 150019 struck by ground fire
577 K/MIA 8 Sep 1966 John Richard Fischer VMA-224 A-4E 150020 lost night mission unknown
578 OL 6 Sep 1964 Donald Vol Hester VA-56 A-4E 150024 launch failure
579 OR 6 Sep 1964 Donald Vol Hester VA-56 A-4E 150024 Launch accident
580 OR 31 Mar 1981 Suminar Hadi Indonesian AF A-4E 150025 Unknown Baucau, East Timor
581 K/MIA 1 Sep 1970 John David Lawson VMA-311 A-4E 150028 struck by ground fire
582 OR 30 Nov 1970 Bill Bunker VMA-324 A-4E 150029 Take off at night in an inadvertently unrefueled plane and flamed out on climb out and ejected safely.
583 OL 20 Apr 1965 Robert E. Tigner VA-56 A-4E 150030 Unknown north of Twenty Nine Palms
584 K/MIA 30 May 1967 Michael Walter Thoennes VMA-121 A-4E 150032 struck by ground fire
585 OR 19 Aug 1964 Richard A. Mauldin VA-55 A-4E 150033 USS Ticonderoga launch failure off the starboard bow
586 OR 27 Jan 1966 Unknown VMA-224 A-4E 150034 landing accident
587 OL 12 Jun 1970 Robert Jay Johnson VMA-324 A-4E 150035 In-flight fire & explosion
588 CR 06 Jan 1967 M.F. Adams VMA-121 A-4E 150036 struck by ground fire
589 OL 25 Nov 1967 William H. Searfus VA-155 A-4E 150037 blown off deck combat launch
590 K/MIA 28 Aug 1967 Charles Franklin Wallace VMA-211 A-4E 150038 struck by AAA
591 CR 24 Jul 1966 E.L. Foss VA-55 A-4E 150040 struck by ground fire
592 OL 7 May 1970 Jack A. Chiarmonte VMA-214 A-4E 150046 Unknown off Santa Catalina Island
593 OR 10 Sep 1967 Unknown VA-163 A-4E 150047 Lost in a catapult accident (CV-34)
594 OL 12 Nov 1966 Robert Clarence Frosio VA-12 A-4E 150048 Mid-air w/150051 – tacan failed
595 OL 12 Nov 1966 James Gradey Jones VA-12 A-4E 150051 Mid-air w/150048 – tacan failed
596 K/MIA 4 Aug 1967 Ralph Campion Bisz VA-163 A-4E 150052 struck by SAM
597 CR 23 Jan 1968 William E. Loftus VMA-311 A-4E 150053 struck by ground fire
598 K/MIA 20 Sep 1966 Richard MacAuliffe Bloom VMA-224 A-4E 150054 struck by ground fire
599 CR 25 Jan 1968 T.E. Woolcock VA-153 A-4E 150057 struck by SAM
600 POW 26 Oct 1967 Verlyne Wayne Daniels VA-155 A-4E 150059 struck by SAM
601 CR 07 Jun 1970 Frederick Palka VMA-311 A-4E 150062 struck by ground fire
602 CR 19 Apr 1968 K.E. Cook VMA-211 A-4E 150063 struck by ground fire
603 OL 29 Jul 1967 Fred D. White VA-46 A-4E 150064 CVA-59 FLT
604 CR 12 Aug 1965 W.T. Fidelibus VA-155 A-4E 150067 struck by AAA
605 OL 29 Jul 1967 Gerry L. Stark VA-46 A-4E 150068 CVA-59 FLT
606 OR 28 Aug 1965 Paul Johnson VA-44 A-4E 150069 Engine explosion Wichita, KS
607 OR 8 Mar 1974 Mike Tenketh VMA-311 A-4E 150070 Unknown west of Naha
608 CR 7 Nov 1965 Charles G. Wack VA-163 A-4E 150071 struck by ground fire
609 CR 23 Oct 1966 Unknown VA163 A-4E 150072 air to air collision
610 OL 03 Oct 1991 John Roach VF-126 A-4E 150073 Engine - ejection failure
611 CR 1 Aug 1969 P.H. Courtney VMA-211 A-4E 150074 struck by AAA
612 K/MIA 7 Feb 1965 Edward Andrew Dickson VA-155 A-4E 150075 struck by AAA
613 OR 20 Feb 1964 Edward A. Dickson VA-155 A-4E 150077 Lost power - in-flight refuel
614 CR 29 Mar 1965 Jack H. Harris VA-155 A-4E 150078 struck by ground fire
615 OR 26 Aug 1966 Schroder VA-163 A-4E 150079 electrical failure
616 OR 6 Dec 1969 Richard Vogelpohl VMA-311 A-4E 150080 tire failure on combat takeoff
617 OR 21 May 1970 Bob Blackington VMA-331 A-4E 150081 After launch control malfunction - CVA-62
618 OR 25 Mar 1977 Bob Frame VMA-322 A-4E 150083 Landed short of the runway at NAS South Weymouth in snow fog
619 OL 29 Jul 1967 Dennis M. Barton VA-46 A-4E 150084 CVA-59 FLT
620 OR 10 Aug 1971 William R. Bunker VMA-211 A-4E 150085 Cause unknown Japan's inland Sea
621 K/MIA 25 Oct 1967 Jeffery Martin Krommenhoek VA-163 A-4E 150086 possible loss to AAA
622 OR 03 Jan 1992 Jeffry Zaenal Abidin Indonesia AF A-4E 150087 Engine failed
623 OL 12 Nov 1966 John Henry Gallagher VMA-311 A-4E 150088 takeoff accident
624 OR 8 Sep 1970 Patrick G. Carroll VMA-214 A-4E 150089 in-flight aircraft malfunction
625 OR 6 Aug 1987 Hirshan Habib Indonesia AF A-4E 150090 Throttle stuck open on landing
626 OR 15 Aug 1966 Chuck Woodworth VMA-324 A-4E 150093 Ejected due to A/C fire during in-flight refueling.
627 K/MIA 26 Sep 1968 Dale A. Luster VMA-121 A-4E 150094 struck by ground fire
628 OR 18 Aug 1967 Mike Donovan VMA-331 A-4E 150096 Unknown Laurel, MS
629 CR 20 Jul 1967 R.W. Kuhl VA-163 A-4E 150097 struck by AAA
630 OR 25 Jun 1964 Phillip C. Light VMA-311 A-4E 150099 Aircraft fire Twenty Nine Palms, CA
631 CR 2 Sep 1968 Donald S. Carr VMA-311 A-4E 150100 struck by ground fire
632 CR 21 Jul 1966 H.N. Levin VMA-224 A-4E 150101 struck by AAA
633 OR 12 Jul 1967 D.M. Wood VA-163 A-4E 150102 launch accident
634 OL 17 Feb 1965 Kent Roberts VMA-223 A-4E 150103 Unknown Idyllwild, CA
635 CR 25 Feb 1968 V.P. Hart VMA-211 A-4E 150104 struck by ground fire
636 CR 14 Jan 1967 C.R. Fye VMA-121 A-4E 150106 struck by ground fire
637 OR 17 Oct 1969 T.W. Howick VMA-311 A-4E 150107 fire combat takeoff Chu Lai
638 OR 3 Nov 1964 Philip C. Light VMA-311 A-4E 150108 Unknown east of Yuma
639 OR 26 Jan 1967 J.F. "Fred" Dickenson VA-44 A-4E 150112 Ejected safely after he bounced off the ramp while attempting a carrier landing
640 OR 20 Jul 1965 James L. Karg VA-44 A-4E 150113 Cause unknown Yuma
641 OR 25 Aug 1965 Ben Summers VMA-331 A-4E 150114 Engine failure
642 K/MIA 22 Oct 1967 James Edward Dooley VA-163 A-4E 150116 possible loss to ground fire
643 CR 23 May 1969 Peter W. Otis VMA-311 A-4E 150119 struck by ground fire
644 CR 14 Aug 1967 C.H. Wood VMA-211 A-4E 150122 struck by ground fire
645 OR 13 Apr 1964 G.J. Mischke VA-155 A-4E 150126 Mid-air W/a-4 (landed)
646 OR 27 Mar 1966 Unknown VA-212 A-4E 150128 engine failure
647 CR 26 Mar 1965 K.L. Shugart VA-212 A-4E 150130 struck by ground fire
648 K/MIA 05 Jan 1968 Ralph Eugene Foulks VA- 163 A-4E 150131 possible loss to AAA
649 OR 7 Dec 1975 Andrew James Ley MARTD So Wey A-4E 150135 Unrecoverable spin
650 OR 29 Jul 1967 William Olsen VA-125 A-4E 150136 Contact with 66K voLT
651 OR 29 Jul 1967 William Olsen VA-125 A-4E 150136 Contact with 66K volt power line
652 OR 18 Mar 1965 L.J. Conaway VA-46 A-4C 150582 A/C crashed & sank. Cause unknown.
653 CR 04 Jan 1967 M. Hays VA-22 A-4C 150584 struck by ground fire
654 OR 26 Nov 1965 Charles Brown VA-125 A-4C 150589 Engine explosion
655 OL 28 Sep 1965 Robert F. Silvestri VA-34 A-4C 150590 Mid-air w/149598
656 OR 8 May 1973 R. W. Strasburg MARTD Willow Grove A-4C 150596 Detected vibrations
657 OR 05 Jun 1963 Lawerence H. Brandon H&MS-15 A-4C 150597 Burning aircraft
658 OR 14 Feb !967 Samuel J. Gerard, Jr. VA-15 A-4C 150600 Mid-air w/149611
659 OL 5 Dec 1965 D.M. Webster VA-56 A-4E 151022 rolled off deck at sea
660 K/MIA 15 Jul 1966 James Joseph Connell VA-55 A-4E 151024 AAA died in captivity
661 K/MIA 29 Aug 1967 Michael John Allard VA-153 A-4E 151025 lost during bomb run
662 CR 05 Jul 1966 N.E. Holben VA-155 A-4E 151026 struck by ground fire
663 OR 26 Dec 1967 Vince Hart VMA-211 A-4E 151029 hydraulics test flight Chu Lai
664 OL 29 Apr 1964 G.W. Taylor VA-56 A-4E 151031 Lost when his aircraft landed in the water starboard side after launch - USS Ticonderoga
665 WIA 06 Jul 1967 Ralph E. Brubaker VMA-311 A-4E 151032 SAM WIA combat recov
666 CR 06 Jul 1967 Ralph E. Brubaker (WIA) VMA-311 A-4E 151032 struck by SAM – WIA
667 K/MIA 2 May 1966 Walter Sutton Wood VA-55 A-4E 151034 engine ingest rocket debris
668 OR 23 Nov 1964 Henry Urban, Jr. VA-55 A-4E 151037 engine failure
669 K/MIA 12 Apr 1967 William Clifton Clay VMA-211 A-4E 151039 struck by early bomb blast
670 OR 5 Feb 1973 Dale Woodruff VC-5 A-4E 151041 Landing Naha
671 CR 21 Feb 1967 R.B. Boorer VMA-211 A-4E 151042 struck by ground fire
672 CR 20 Mar 1969 A.D. Miller VMA-211 A-4E 151045 struck by ground fire
673 K/MIA 29 Apr 1966 William Francis Mullen VMA-223 A-4E 151047 struck by ground fire
674 OR 27 Aug 1964 Norton VA-81 A-4E 151048 Off CVA-59
675 POW 30 May 1967 James Patrick Mehl VA-93 A-4E 151049 struck by SAM
676 OL 10 Jun 1964 Fredrick X. Bir VA-164 A-4E 151053 Unknown China Lake
677 OL 10 Jun 1964 Fredrick X. Bir VA-164 A-4E 151053 Unknown China Lake
678 OR 24 Jul 1967 James G. Burns VMA-211 A-4E 151054 engine failure on takeoff
679 OR 29 Jan 1968 J.D. Gingiss VA-144 A-4E 151055 Fire in the cockpit and ejected safely
680 OR 01 Jun 1966 J.J. Connell VA-55 A-4E 151057 pilot error on launch
681 CR 17 Apr 1966 V.G. Hough VA-56 A-4E 151058 struck by SAM
682 OR 31 Aug 1964 Hamlin VA-83 A-4E 151062 38 miles from CVA-59
683 OL 10 Aug 1966 Joseph S. Henriquez VA-155 A-4E 151065 engine failure on launch
684 POW 13 Nov 1965 Harry Tarleton Jenkins VA-163 A-4E 151067 struck by AAA
685 K/MIA 14 Dec 1966 Claude David Wilson VA-72 A-4E 151068 struck by SAM
686 K/MIA 27 Apr 1968 Robert Saavedra VA-144 A-4E 151070 possible loss to AAA
687 OL 29 Dec 1964 Newton Baker VA-81 A-4E 151071 Blown off deck CVA-59
688 K/MIA 26 Apr 1967 Michael John Estocin VA-192 A-4E 151073 struck by SAM
689 CR 24 May 1967 M. Alsop VA-93 A-4E 151076 struck by AAA
690 CR 21 Mar 1968 John A. Herber VMA-311 A-4E 151077 lost during night sortie
691 K/MIA 09 Jun 1968 Walter Roy Schmidt VMA-121 A-4E 151080 ground fire killed after ejection
692 OR 26 Aug 1967 Unknown VA-144 A-4E 151081 Unknown
693 POW 6 May 1967 Robert Earl Wideman VA-93 A-4E 151082 struck by AAA
694 K/MIA 17 Nov 1965 Roy Howard Bowling VA-163 A-4E 151083 struck by AAA
695 OR 10 Jun 1966 John I. Miles VA-163 A-4E 151085 Enroute Cubi Point to Vietnam - Engine fire following refuel
696 OR 14 Aug 1979 David A. Hallin HMS-42 Det Memphis A-4E 151087 APC engine shutdown
697 K/MIA 11 Aug 1967 Kenneth Allen Berube VMA-211 A-4E 151088 struck by ground fire
698 OL 18 Jul 1965 Malcolm Arthur Avore VA-163 A-4E 151089 Engine failure on launch
699 OR 21 Jun 1967 W. L. McClesky VMA-211 A-4E 151091 engine exploded – combat
700 OR 18 Aug 1965 Michael H. Hinchman VA-81 A-4E 151092 31 miles from CVA-59
701 OR 15 Jan 1967 Unknown VMA-211 A-4E 151093 takeoff accident Chu Lai
702 OR 27 Apr 1966 W.A. Wilson VMA-121 A-4E 151094 Cause unknown El Centro, CA
703 CR 24 Jan 1969 Michael P. Green VMA-223 A-4E 151097 struck by ground fire
704 OR 09 Jan 1989 John Berchman Indonesia AF A-4E 151098 Engine failure
705 POW 26 Sep 1972 James P. Walsh VMA-211 A-4E 151099 struck by ground fire
706 CR 25 Apr 1967 J.R. Crebo VA-212 A-4E 151102 struck by SAM
707 OL 8 Feb 1969 Roger Allen Meyers VA-164 A-4E 151103 launch crash combat sortie
708 OR 25 Feb 1966 Robert R. King VA-23 A-4E 151104 Mid-air with 151174
709 CR 5 May 1968 T.M. Aiton VMA-121 A-4E 151105 struck by ground fire
710 POW 22 Jun 1967 James Glenn Pirie VA-93 A-4E 151106 struck by AAA
711 OL 07 Jan 1972 Vernon Dornan VMA-211 A-4E 151107 Failed to pull out of a 10degree practice bombing run at Koon Ni Target Range by Osan AB, flying out of MCAS Iwakuni Japan.
712 POW 11 Mar 1967 Ernest Melvin Moore VA-192 A-4E 151108 struck by SAM
713 CR 21 Aug 1966 Allan Russell Carpenter VA-72 A-4E 151109 struck by rocket debris
714 POW 31 May 1967 Arvin Roy Chauncey VA-212 A-4E 151113 struck by AAA
715 OR 07 Mar 1965 Joe Mitchum (USAF) VA-72 A-4E 151114 151114 and 151117 crashed mid-air while approaching USS Independence
716 CR 20 Sep 1965 John R. Harris VA-72 A-4E 151115 ground fire WIA
717 CR 25 Apr 1967 F.J. Almberg VA-192 A-4E 151116 struck by SAM
718 OR 07 Mar 1965 Manser VA-72 A-4E 151117 151114 and 151117 crashed mid-air while approaching USS Independence
719 CR 20 Jul 1967 Frederick H. Whittemore VA-212 A-4E 151119 struck by AAA
720 OR 21 Oct 1968 David A. Wellman VMA-223 A-4E 151122 landing Chu Lai combat sortie
721 K/MIA 24 Nov 1966 Claude Nathaniel Williams VMA-223 A-4E 151123 struck by ground fire
722 K/MIA 02 Oct 1968 Donald Edward Erwin VA-164 A-4E 151126 struck by AAA
723 OR 13 Dec 1969 S.D. Griggs NATC FLT Tst A-4E 151130 Takeoff engine failure
724 OL 10 Aug 1969 William Emil Mickelsen VA-144 A-4E 151131 ramp strike combat recov
725 OR 22 Mar 1965 David A. Tomasko VMA-211 A-4E 151132 Engine failure
726 OR 01 Jan 1968 George Frank Schindelar VA-164 A-4E 151133 electrical failed – combat
727 POW 9 Sep 1965 James Bond Stockdale VA-163 A-4E 151134 struck by AAA
728 CR 26 Feb 1970 J.E. Barksdale VMA-311 A-4E 151135 struck by ground fire
729 POW 05 Jan 1967 Richard Allen Stratton VA-192 A-4E 151136 NM-400 - Lost due to ingesting debris from Aero7D misfire(salvo)
730 POW 1 Nov 1966 Allen Russell Carpenter VA-72 A-4E 151138 struck by AAA
731 CR 21 Jan 1968 Bobby G. Downing VMA-311 A-4E 151140 struck by ground fire
732 OR 1 Dec 1964 Errol J Quinn VA-72 A-4E 151141 Unknown Pamlico Sound
733 WIA 1 Nov 1965 Bill V. Wheat VA-86 A-4E 151142 AAA combat recov
734 CR 1 Nov 1965 Billy V. Wheat (WIA) VA-86 A-4E 151142 struck by AAA WIA
735 K/MIA 27 Jul 1968 Donald Bruce Campbell VMA-121 A-4E 151143 struck ground on bomb run
736 K/MIA 02 Jun 1965 David Marion Christian VA-23 A-4E 151144 struck by AAA
737 OR 30 Apr 1966 J.S. Buzby VA-55 A-4E 151145 engine failure – combat
738 OL 25 Feb 1965 Larry J. Cooper VA-23 A-4E 151146 Accidental Terrier missle strike
739 K/MIA 10 Oct 1966 Michael Steele Confer VA-23 A-4E 151150 struck ground unknown
740 CR 11 Jan 1968 D.R. Weichman VA-164 A-4E 151152 struck by ground fire
741 OR 28 fEB 1965 James W. Sloat, Jr. VA-23 A-4E 151153 in-flight refueling fire
742 OR 17 Sep 1970 Robert B. Moore VA-127 A-4E 151154 Unknown NE of Sparks, NV
743 OR 15 May 1967 Davis VA-106 A-4E 151155 Test bird came apart over runway
744 OL 2 Feb 1966 Larry S. Mettler VA-164 A-4E 151157 Night launch CVA-64
745 POW 13 Jan 1967 Michael Paul Cronin VA-23 A-4E 151158 struck by AAA
746 OR 01 Oct 1968 Bob Coop VMA-121 A-4E 151159 takeoff accident Chu Lai
747 K/MIA 21 Oct 1968 Kenneth Keith Knabb VA-106 A-4E 151160 struck ground on strafing run
748 POW 02 Jun 1965 John Bryan McKamey VA-23 A-4E 151161 struck by ground fire
749 OL 19 Jul 1989 Richard Armbruster VC-5 A-4E 151162 Flew in to mountain west of Subic
750 K/MIA 11 Sep 1970 Bernard Herbert Plassmeyer VMA-311 A-4E 151165 struck by ground fire
751 OR 09 Jun 1967 Denny K. Hassell VA-83 A-4E 151166 Unknown Gulf of Mexico
752 K/MIA 15 Jan 1967 Daniel Hagan Moran, Jr. VA-23 A-4E 151168 struck by AAA
753 WIA 01 Oct 1966 Howard “Chuck” Wolf VA-23 A-4E 151168 AAA recov CVA-43 OK2 wire
754 OR 25 Jul 1968 C.W. Brix VA-125 A-4E 151170 Unknown takeoff Fallon
755 OR 27 Feb 1965 J.L. Burton VA-164 A-4E 151171 Mid-air w/F-8E off CVA-34
756 CR 23 Nov 1966 Allen E. Hill VA-192 A-4E 151172 struck by AAA
757 K/MIA 31 Oct 1965 Trent Richard Powers VA-164 A-4E 151173 struck by AAA died captivity
758 OR 25 Feb 1966 Stewart Blair VA-23 A-4E 151174 Mid-air with 151104
759 CR 18 Jul 1967 Larrie J. Duthie VA-164 A-4E 151175 struck by AAA SAR
760 OR 3 Nov 1971 Unknown VMA-311 A-4E 151176 Unknown northwest of Naha
761 CR 1 May 1966 R.H. Mansfield VA-212 A-4E 151179 ingested rocket debris
762 OR 31 Jul 1970 Ken Heitel VMA-331 A-4E 151180 Hook skip CVA-62
763 CR 12 Jul 1967 J.H. Kirkpatrick VA-212 A-4E 151181 struck by ground fire
764 CR 31 May 1967 M.T. Daniels VA-212 A-4E 151183 struck by AAA
765 K/MIA 11 Aug 1965 Donald Hubert Brown VA-23 A-4E 151185 struck by SAM
766 CR 15 Mar 1967 Stanley P. Krueger VMA-223 A-4E 151188 struck by ground fire
767 OR 9 Nov 1972 J.M. Kemper VMA-211 A-4E 151191 engine failure combat takeoff
768 OR 07 Oct 1965 Monty Doyle VMA-311 A-4E 151192 JATO mis-match
769 OL 13 Sep 1967 Chester Everett Tucker VMA-331 A-4E 151195 Unknown accident
770 OL 29 Sep 1971 D.A. Williams VMA-331 A-4E 151196 Unknown Camp Blanding, FL
771 OR 4 Mar 1966 Gordon D. Hodde VMA-332 A-4E 151197 Engine failure Yuma
772 OR 6 May 1968 Norman E Pridgen VMA-311 A-4E 151198 Mid air w/145096 combat run
773 OL 22 Nov 1967 Virgil J. Lamaur VA-144 A-4E 151199 Launch CVA-63
774 CR 10 Apr 1967 G.W. Shattuck VA-192 A-4E 151200 struck by AAA
775 K/MIA 2 Nov 1967 Frederic Woodrow Knapp VA-164 A-4E 151985 struck ground AAA
776 K/MIA 18 Jul 1967 Richard Danner Hartman VA-164 A-4E 151986 AAA KIA during/after capture
777 OL 21 Oct 1981 David Michael McKee H&MS-42 Det Memphis A-4E 151990 Fixated on a low angle bomb run and hit the ground and was killed.
778 K/MIA 31 Aug 1967 Richard Clark Perry VA-164 A-4E 151991 struck by SAM
779 OR 9 Dec 1965 Dan Richards VMA-224 A-4E 151992 over-rotation – JATO
780 K/MIA 04 Apr 1969 Ronald Dean Layton VMA-211 A-4E 151993 struck by ground fire
781 OL 11 May 1966 James H. Villeponteaux VMA-311 A-4E 151995 collision with 151994
782 K/MIA 10 May 1967 Robert Lee Snyder VMA-223 A-4E 151997 struck by SAM
783 OR 27 Jan 1966 Doug Selby VMA-211 A-4E 151998 JATO bottle failure on takeoff mishap
784 OR 27 Jan 1966 Doug Selby VMA-211 A-4E 151998 JATO bottle failure on takeoff mishap
785 OR 09 Feb 1973 Unknown VMA-311 A-4E 151999 Landing Iwakuni
786 CR 2 Sep 1972 D.R. Esienbrey VMA-211 A-4E 152000 struck by ground fire
787 OR 13 Aug 1969 W. "Bill" H. Easterlin VA-144 A-4E 152003 stall after launch – combat
788 OR 11 Feb 1991 Unknown VA-45 A-4E 152004 Unknown west of Key West
789 CR 8 May 1968 D.A. Lawrence VA-56 A-4E 152005 struck by ground fire
790 OR 24 May 1966 Joseph P. Cullen VA-125 A-4E 152009 Cause unknown Kings Co, CA
791 OR 27 Mar 1978 Evan Martin Chanik NavFitWepSchol A-4E 152010 Unknown west of San Diego
792 OL 14 Oct 1970 Rodney Smith VMA-331 A-4E 152011 Night bomb run CVA-62
793 OR 14 Dec 1993 Joko Takaryanto Indonesia AF A-4E 152013 Lost orientation fuel starvation
794 OR 09 Feb 1970 Jerry Hoblit, USAF VX-5 A-4E 152015 Ejected safely before his a/c was destroyed during a flight test of the "ZAP" missile over China Lake.
795 CR 11 Oct 1965 PM Moore VA-155 A-4E 152016 struck by ground fire
796 OR 10 Nov 1986 Rahmat Hidayat Indonesia AF A-4E 152017 Engine failure
797 K/MIA 16 Sep 1966 Thomas Howard Hawking VMA-311 A-4E 152020 fell from rescue harness
798 OR 25 Jan 1966 Unknown VA-55 A-4E 152021 launch error CVA-61
799 POW 26 May 1967 Read Blaine Mecleary VA-93 A-4E 152022 struck by AAA
800 CR 23 Apr 1966 C.A. Gray VA-55 A-4E 152025 possible ground fire
801 OR 19 Jul 1965 Virgil Jackson, Jr. VA-56 A-4E 152026 Unknown Woodlake, CA
802 POW 7 Feb 1966 Render Crayton VA-56 A-4E 152027 struck by AAA
803 POW 31 Aug 1967 David Jay Carey VA-163 A-4E 152028 struck by SAM
804 K/MIA 22 Jun 1969 Leland Charles Cook Sage VA-144 A-4E 152029 struck ground on bomb run
805 CR 18 Jul 1967 Barry T. Wood VA-164 A-4E 152034 struck by AAA SAR
806 OL 7 Sep 1988 Bambang Triono Indonesia AF A-4E 152037 night flight lost orientation
807 K/MIA 17 Oct 1967 Fredrick John Fortner VA-155 A-4E 152038 possible loss to own rockets
808 OL 16 Oct 1977 Randy J. Rickey VC-5 Det Cubi Point A-4E 152039 Unknown ejected but perished
809 OL 9 Sep 1971 Floyd W. Bond VMA-211 A-4E 152041 Flew into Mt Monju, Japan
810 CR 6 Sep 1965 J.L. Burton VA-164 A-4E 152042 struck by AAA
811 OR 6 May 1969 Timmothy R. Beard VA-94 A-4E 152043 Slidded off deck - post combat recovery CVA-31
812 K/MIA 29 Jul 1966 Virgil King Cameron VA-155 A-4E 152045 struck by AAA
813 OR 5 Nov 1968 J.R. Hammett, III VMA-211 A-4E 152046 lost to engine failure on T/O.
814 K/MIA 03 Jun 1966 Ralph Warren Caspole VMA-223 A-4E 152047 struck by ground fire
815 K/MIA 18 Oct 1967 John Fredrick Barr VA-164 A-4E 152048 struck by AAA
816 CR 14 Jul 1967 L.J. Cunningham VA-164 A-4E 152049 struck by AAA
817 K/MIA 27 Feb 1967 Harold Joseph Alwan VMA-121 A-4E 152051 disappeared unknown
818 OL 06 Apr 1966 Dennis Philip Cook VA-212 A-4E 152052 Cat malfunction
819 OR 26 Jun 1971 Steven L. Hollister VMA-211 A-4E 152053 Ejected safely on Shikoku Island, in Japan's Inland Sea, while on a flight from NAS Atsugi to Okinawa.
820 K/MIA 13 Aug 1967 Wesley Robert Phenegar VMA-223 A-4E 152054 Engine failure post combat
821 OR 3 May 1967 Sieglinger VMA-121 A-4E 152055 In-flight refueling combat
822 CR 27 Sep 1967 Gerald L. Ellis VMA-311 A-4E 152056 struck by AAA
823 K/MIA 1 Mar 1966 David Joseph Woloszyk VA-55 A-4E 152057 lost w/o trace
824 CR 13 May 1967 George A. Kinser VMA-223 A-4E 152060 struck by ground fire
825 WIA 03 Jun 1966 M.J. Chewning VA-55 A-4E 152061 Recovered struck by AAA
826 OR 01 Jun 1996 Johni Sumaruana Indonesia AF A-4E 152062 Cause unknown
827 POW 15 Jun 1966 Theodore Frank Kopfman VA-55 A-4E 152063 struck by AAA
828 OR 14 May 1984 Unknown Indonesia AF A-4E 152064 Stalled during pull up
829 CR 31 Jan 1966 S.G. Chumley VA-55 A-4E 152066 struck by AAA
830 OR 28 Mar 1987 Patrick Paris VF-45 A-4E 152067 Unknown cause NAS Fallon
831 OL 24 Mar 1968 Charles Wilbur Porterfield VMA-311 A-4E 152068 takeoff accident Chu Lai
832 K/MIA 22 Dec 1967 Wilmer Paul Cook VA-155 A-4E 152071 Lost to own bomb blast
833 K/MIA 27 Jun 1966 Gene Albert Smith VA-155 A-4E 152073 struck ground AAA
834 POW 05 Jan 1968 Robert James Schweitzer VA-144 A-4E 152074 struck by AAA
835 K/MIA 12 Oct 1966 Frank Callihan Elkins VA-164 A-4E 152075 struck by SAM
836 CR 26 Apr 1967 J.W. Cain VA-192 A-4E 152076 struck by AAA
837 POW 28 Jul 1966 George Palmer McSwain VA-164 A-4E 152077 struck by SAM
838 OR 28 Jan 1980 Dominic Lemma VMA-131 A-4E 152081 Aircraft fire on take-off
839 K/MIA 09 Jan 1970 Dennis Lee Peek VMA-211 A-4E 152082 struck by ground fire
840 OL 25 Aug 1966 William Henry Bullard VA-164 A-4E 152084 crashed after combat launch
841 CR 09 Oct 1967 L.J. Cunningham VA-164 A-4E 152085 struck by ground fire
842 K/MIA 07 Oct 1967 David Lawton Hodges VA-164 A-4E 152086 struck by SAM
843 CR 7 Mar 1967 S.N. Young VA-192 A-4E 152087 struck by AAA
844 CR 13 Mar 1968 R.E. Curtis VA-144 A-4E 152088 struck by ground fire
845 OR 14 Dec 1993 Edy Komary Indonesia AF A-4E 152089 Lost orientation fuel starvation
846 OL 23 Sep 1968 David Frances Callaghan VA-106 A-4E 152091 test flight generator failure
847 CR 9 May 1968 L.D. Tyrell VMA-121 A-4E 152092 struck by ground fire
848 OR 26 Aug 1966 B.T. Wood VA-164 A-4E 152093 electrical failure
849 OL 7 Mar 1969 H Rosa Wees, Jr. VA-144 A-4E 152094 Mid-air w/A-7 Corsair
850 OL 29 Jul 1966 Donovan Ewoldt VA-164 A-4E 152095 struck sea – aerial refuel
851 OL 26 Feb 1983 Dwie Harmono Indonesian AF A-4E 152097 High speed stall
852 OR 18 Sep 1983 Wayne Marshall HMS 42 Det Memphis A-4E 152098 Engine failure
853 K/MIA 11 Apr 1970 Jan H. Nelson VMA-311 A-4E 152099 struck ground on bomb run
854 WIA 23 Jul 1966 Wynn F. Foster VA-163 A-4E 152100 AAA combat recov
855 CR 23 Jul 1966 Wynn F. Foster (WIA) VA-163 A-4E 152100 AAA – WIA – ejected
856 OR 1 Dec 1989 Stanley R. O'Connor NAVFITWEPSCHol A-4F 152101 Engine failure
857 OR 18 Nov 1989 Elliot Dix VMT-203 TA-4F 152846 Uncontrolled roll on takeoff
858 OR 17 Nov 1989 John Marksbury TW-2 TA-4J 152847 Engine flame-out
859 OR 17 Nov 1989 Paul Bledsoe TW-2 TA-4J 152847 Engine flame-out
860 OR 4 Mar 1971 George Hiduk VT-23 TA-4F 152849 Unknown Kingsville
861 OR 4 Mar 1971 Kenneth Pritchard VT-23 TA-4F 152849 Unknown Kingsville
862 OL 15 Jul 1972 Dennis W. Vickery H&MS-32 TA-4F 152851 Crashed near Williams, AZ while on a flight from Luke AFB to MCAS Yuma
863 OR 15 Jul 1972 James E. Wilson H&MS-32 TA-4F 152851 Crashed near Williams, AZ while on a flight from Luke AFB to MCAS Yuma
864 OR 23 Mar 1973 Ron R. Brooks H&MS-13 TA-4F 152857 missed cable landing El Toro
865 OR 23 Mar 1973 David C. Wood H&MS-13 TA-4F 152857 missed cable landing El Toro
866 OL 06 Oct 1971 Edward Stanley Hosepia VF-126 TA-4J 152859 Crashed after takeoff Miramar
867 OR 06 Oct 1971 Gary Meador VF-126 TA-4J 152859 Crashed after takeoff Miramar
868 OR 02 Jun 1977 John W. Snyder, Jr. VF-126 TA-4J 152864 Unknown landing Miramar
869 OR 02 Jun 1977 Richard A. Smith VF-126 TA-4J 152864 Unknown landing Miramar
870 OL 21 Aug 1969 William “Bill” A. Stone VA-44 TA-4F 152866 Mid-air with 153682
871 OR 21 Aug 1969 Ken Olsen VA-44 TA-4F 152866 Mid-air with 153682
872 OR 6 Dec 1972 Fred Hubbard VF-101 Det Key West TA-4J 152870 mid-air w/F-4 Phantom
873 OR 6 Dec 1972 Jeff Hawkin VF-101 Det Key West TA-4J 152870 mid-air w/F-4 Phantom
874 OR 25 Mar 1969 Mike Korte (USAF) VA-44 TA-4F 152873 Engine Failure
875 OR 25 Mar 1969 Lawrence Pigeon VA-44 TA-4F 152873 Engine Failure
876 OR 21 Sep 1973 Richard F. Scott VF-43 TA-4J 152875 Unknown malfunction
877 OR 04 May 1986 Greg Holthus VT-24 TA-4J 153460 Unknown cause near Victoria, TX
878 OR 04 May 1986 James Otto VT-24 TA-4J 153460 Unknown cause near Victoria, TX
879 OL 24 Oct 1974 Eric Johnson VF-126 TA-4J 153468 Unknown west of San Diego
880 OL 24 Oct 1974 Paul Edward Kane VF-126 TA-4J 153468 Unknown west of San Diego
881 OR 06 Jan 1977 Wayne R. Olson VF-126 TA-4J 153475 Foul weather takeoff
882 OR 06 Jan 1977 Eugene M. DerManuel VF-126 TA-4J 153475 Foul weather takeoff
883 OL 1 Feb 1969 R.P. Keller VMT-103 TA-4F 153485 Engine failure on takeoff
884 OL 25 Feb 1975 G. H. Barlow H&MS-12 TA-4F 153487 Unknown Japan's inland sea
885 OR 25 Feb 1975 Roy J. Stocking H&MS-12 TA-4F 153487 Unknown Japan's inland sea
886 OR 26 Feb 1971 Gary J. Hagstrom VT-23 TA-4J 153490 Approach to Kingsville
887 OL 25 Jun 1980 Rodney H. Alley, Jr. H&MS-12 TA-4F 153491 Ran off runway & overturned Iwakuni
888 OR 25 Jun 1980 Robert K. Lange H&MS-12 TA-4F 153491 Ran off runway & overturned Iwakuni
889 OL 03 Apr 1970 Gerald Hall R&T China Lake TA-4F 153494 Rolled inverted on approach
890 OL 22 Oct 1984 Brandenburg VA-45 TA-4J 153497 landing accident
891 OR 25 Jun 1993 Terence F. Bowes COMTRAWING-2 TA-4J 153498 Short of Corpus Christi runway
892 OR 25 Jun 1993 Timothy Schilds COMTRAWING-2 TA-4J 153498 Short of Corpus Christi runway
893 OR 29 Sep 1967 Michael Pool HMS-12 TA-4F 153499 Chu Lai landing accident – training flight
894 OL 29 Sep 1967 Cullen George Starnes HMS-12 TA-4F 153499 Chu Lai landing accident – training flight
895 OR 13 Dec 1968 R.N. Smith HMS-11 TA-4F 153501 Suffered generator failure followed by loss of canopy
896 OR 13 Dec 1968 J.T. Smith H&MS-11 TA-4F 153501 After night TPQ mission, suffered generator failure followed by loss of canopy
897 OL 02 Apr 1970 Gerald L. Hall NWC, China Lake, CA TA-4F 153503 control loss – unknown
898 OL 7 Aug 1987 Steven Moreau VA-127 TA-4J 153504 Unknown Saline Valley
899 CR 26 May 1972 W.E. Ransbottom HMS-15 TA-4F 153508 struck by SA-7
900 CR 26 May 1972 Bruce Edward Boltze HMS-15 TA-4F 153508 struck by SA-7
901 CR 11 Apr 1968 L.T. Frey HMS-11 TA-4F 153511 struck by ground fire
902 CR 11 Apr 1968 D.F. Newon HMS-11 TA-4F 153511 struck by ground fire
903 OR 9 Nov 1967 John M. Nash VA-126 TA-4F 153520 Mid-air w/F-4 Phantom II
904 OL 10 Jul 1989 Bryce Gearhart COMTRAWING-3 TA-4J 153521 Practicing FCLPs Gloiad, TX
905 CR 01 Oct 1968 J.A. Spaith HMS-11 TA-4F 153523 struck by AAA
906 CR 01 Oct 1968 U.S. Grant HMS-11 TA-4F 153523 struck by AAA
907 OL 15 Feb 1984 James M. Merrill VC-10 TA-4J 153528 Unknown US Virgin Islands
908 OR 14 Feb 2013 Unknown Argentine AF TA-4AR 153531 C-902 was lost in Santiago del Estero province, Argentina near the airport due to fire in the engine. Both pilots ejected safety.
909 OR 11 Apr 1983 Gary J. Hagstrom VC-1 TA-4J 153661 A/C fire
910 OR 11 Apr 1983 Walter Joe Richardson VC-1 TA-4J 153661 A/C fire
911 OR 26 Jan 1977 Unknown (2) VF-126 TA-4J 153664 Unknown pilot and rear seater experienced violent control problems while on an ACM flight.
912 OR 11 Sep 1967 Walt Dozier VMT-103 TA-4F 153665 Unknown near Yuma
913 OR 11 Sep 1967 Arnold Corbett VMT-103 TA-4F 153665 Unknown near Yuma
914 OL 23 Oct 1969 Kirby L. Williams VMT-103 TA-4F 153666 Control problems Joshua Tree, CA
915 OR 23 Oct 1969 John A. Drew VMT-103 TA-4F 153666 Control problems Joshua Tree, CA
916 OR 11 Jun 1971 Dennis Murphy VMT-103 TA-4F 153668 Flame out during FCLPs
917 OR 11 Jun 1971 John Danskin VMT-103 TA-4F 153668 Flame out during FCLPs
918 OR 23 Jan 1969 Marvin T. Garrison VMT-103 TA-4F 153673 Mid-air w/154324
919 OL 20 Jan 1991 Christopher T. Costen COMTRAWING-1 TA-4J 153674 Unknown west of Key West
920 OR 7 Sep 1987 Michael R. Gass COMTRAWING 3 TA-4J 153681 Unknown north of Beeville
921 OR 7 Sep 1987 Thomas S. Crafton COMTRAWING 3 TA-4J 153681 Unknown north of Beeville
922 OL 21 Aug 1969 John Paul Byrnes VA-45 TA-4F 153682 Mid-air w/152866
923 OL 21 Aug 1969 Unknown VA-45 TA-4F 153682 Mid-air w/152866
924 OR 22 Mar 1971 Sherman L. Schuele VA-127 TA-4F 153686 Inst trng fLT
925 CR 30 May 1968 J.E. Killian VA-212 A-4F 154174 rocket debris ingestion
926 OR 25 Apr 1976 George Chalke NATC RDT&E A-4F 154175 Unknown malfunction
927 K/MIA 27 Jul 1968 Frank Eugene Fullerton VA-93 A-4F 154182 struck ground unknown
928 OR 29 Jul 1969 Ronald R. Machens VA-23 A-4F 154184 In-flight refueling – engine fire - ejected off starboard side of USS Oriskany
929 OL 15 Sep 1975 Bruce Carrier VA-212 A-4F 154185 The LTJG Bruce Carrier award is named after an aviator who experienced a tragic list of misfortunes during what should have been a routine flight off the coast of the Philippines. In 1975, LTJG Carrier’s A-4 Skyhawk had a hydraulic failure as he returned
930 OR 22 Jul 1972 Carl Chappell VMA-214 A-4F 154186 During take off from Buckley, 1stLt Carl Chappell was hit by a 60 knot gust (90 degree crosswind from the left). The A/C weathervaned to the left and departed the runway heading for a drainage ditch. He chose to eject rather than face the drainage ditch
931 OR 6 Sep 1968 R. B. Curtis VA-93 A-4F 154187 Crashed into the sea off the port bow 320deg (R), 6 miles at 18-27.5 N, 107-05 E and sank in 190 ft of water. Pilot recovered by helo and delivered on board this ship.
932 OL 23 Jul 1968 Lawrence Dean Gosen VA-23 A-4F 154189 Launch crash CVA-14
933 OR 22 Jul 1972 Mike Ozment VMA-214 A-4F 154192 During takeoff from Buckley AFB, Capt Mike Ozment was hit by 60 knot gust (90 degree crosswind from the left, blowing the right main tire. Debris was blown forward and ingested by the engine. About abeam the runway on downwind, his engine quit and he eje
934 OL 22 Jun 1983 Gregg "Silk" Stephenson HMS 42 Det Alameda A-4F 154194 Crashed on a bombing run over a range east of Finley, north of Necedah in Juneau County, WI
935 OR 01 Mar 1983 Roger Rousseau VMA-133 A-4F 154196 Engine burner nozzles burned a hole internally and engine caught fire
936 OR 27 May 1972 Jack Zerr VA-55 A-4F 154197 engine failure combat launch
937 K/MIA 14 May 1968 Barry Edwin Karger VA-93 A-4F 154198 struck ground unknown
938 OR 21 Jul 1969 Bill Franson VA-192 A-4F 154199 mid-air collision combat sortie
939 OR 22 Feb 1977 Nile Kraft Flight Demo Team A-4F 154202 Practice flight Plaster City, CA
940 OR 09 Jun 1987 Unknown MAG-42 Det Alameda A-4F 154203 Aborted takeoff into bay Alameda
941 CR 8 Mar 1972 George J. Fenzl VA-55 A-4F 154205 Fuel transfer failure over Laos
942 OR 15 Aug 1969 Walter B. Lawerence VA-195 A-4F 154206 Burst tire launch (CVA-34) – Pilot recovered
943 OR 19 Jul 1974 Dennis Carroll VA-164 A-4F 154208 Transferring A-4F aircraft from NARF Alameda to VA-164. Taking off from NAS Alameda with a fire.
944 OR 6 Mar 1973 Bill Harmon VA-55 A-4F 154210 Fuel starvation CVA-19
945 OR 17 Jun 1983 John Berry VMA-134 A-4F 154213 Hydraulic leak ignited a fire
946 K/MIA 7 May 1968 Paul Warren Paine VA-113 A-4F 154214 Struck sea after SAR sortie
947 OR 07 Jun 1970 Jim Speed VA-144 A-4F 154215 engine exploded – combat
948 CR 23 Jun 1968 E.E. Christensen VA-113 A-4F 154216 Engine failure post combat
949 OL 31 Jan 1979 Bob Hughes VF-126 TA-4J 154288 Perished following a mid-air with F-4J BuNo 153878 off the San Diego coast.
950 OL 31 Jan 1979 VF-121 RIO Tom Rippinger VF-126 TA-4J 154288 Perished following a mid-air with F-4J BuNo 153878 off the San diego coast
951 OL 17 Aug 1977 Robert F. Spencer VF-43 TA-4J 154295 Unknown off Virginia Beach
952 OR 17 Aug 1977 David L. Kaufman VF-43 TA-4J 154295 Unknown off Virginia Beach
953 CR 09 Apr 1969 Robert S. Miecznikowski HMS-11 TA-4F 154299 struck by AAA
954 CR 09 Apr 1969 James C. Buffington HMS-11 TA-4F 154299 struck by AAA
955 OR 29 Feb 1972 H.M. Milner VA-43 TA-4J 154301 Controls froze test hop takeoff
956 OR 29 Feb 1972 Don Trask VA-43 TA-4J 154301 Controls froze test hop takeoff
957 OR 8 Sep 1970 Higgins HMS-11 TA-4F 154302 fuel system failure test flight
958 OR 18 Apr 1991 Michael V. Franzak VT-25 TA-4J 154303 Ejected on a Night Fam 1, incomplete with LCdr Sullivan
959 K/MIA 28 Oct 1968 Charles R. Connor HMS-13 TA-4F 154304 lost cause unknown
960 K/MIA 28 Oct 1968 William Ernest Ricker HMS-13 TA-4F 154304 lost cause unknown
961 OL 16 Apr 1970 George D. Green VA-43 TA-4F 154308 Mid-air USAF T-39A-1-NA
962 OL 16 Apr 1970 Walter G. Young VA-43 TA-4F 154308 Mid-air USAF T-39A-1-NA
963 OR 16 May 1975 W.T. Hayes H&MS-13 TA-4F 154309 Engine trouble El Toro
964 OR 16 May 1975 T.J. Crawford H&MS-13 TA-4F 154309 Engine trouble El Toro
965 OR 19 Jan 1970 John W. Smith VX-4 TA-4F 154316 Flame out off Pt Mugu
966 OL 18 Nov 1974 Mike Ettel VF-43 TA-4J 154317 Flame out - seat would not fire
967 OL 09 Jan 1990 Unknown VC-7 TA-4J 154323 Unknown south of San Diego
968 OR 23 Jan 1969 J.D. Lawson VMT-103 TA-4F 154324 Mid-air w/153673
969 OL 10 Sep 1971 R.D. Strause VMT-103 TA-4F 154326 Crashed and burned on takeoff
970 OR 10 Sep 1971 D.R. Pia VMT-103 TA-4F 154326 Crashed and burned on takeoff
971 OR 28 Feb 1975 Unknown VA-126 TA-4F 154329 Crashed in the Chocolate Mountain training area
972 OR 28 Feb 1975 Unknown VA-126 TA-4F 154329 Crashed in the Chocolate Mountain training area
973 OR 05 Oct 1989 Unknown 2 crew VF-126 TA-4J 154339 Ditched in northern Pacific
974 OR 1 Nov 1971 Joseph S. Simeone VA-43 TA-4J 154341 mid-air w/155071
975 OR 11 Jul 1974 Gary Williams VMAT-203 TA-4J 154615 Unknown Pamlico Sound
976 OR 01 Jan 1976 Unknown 2 crew VF-126 TA-4J 154617 Unknown following takeoff Miramar
977 OL 26 Apr 1985 Gregory Lerfald VT-22 TA-4J 154618 mid-air w/155109
978 OL 22 Nov 1972 Joe B Ezell H&MS-13 TA-4F 154620 Unknown cause, south of San Clemente
979 OL 22 Nov 1972 Kenneth C. Crouch H&MS-13 TA-4F 154620 Unknown cause, south of San Clemente
980 CR 27 Dec 1969 Richard E. Lewis HMS-11 TA-4F 154621 struck by ground fire
981 CR 27 Dec 1969 Paul E .Phillips HMS-11 TA-4F 154621 struck by ground fire
982 K/MIA 19 Mar 1970 George W. Ward H&MS-11 TA-4F 154622 struck by single bullet- front seat
983 OR 14 Jul 1991 John Rufo (USMCR) VMA-322 TA-4F 154622 Unknown Cape Cod Bay
984 OR 15 Mar 1986 Thomas E. Chaffin