This S-3A Viking operated with Sea Control Squadron (VS) 27 Seawolves from NAS Cecil Field (FL). VS-27 acted as the Atlantic Fleet S-3 Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) for the S-3 Viking. This 159758 was written off at Tinker AFB (OK) on 24 August 2003 after the pilot retracted undercarriage too early and aircraft settled back on runway. DBR It was damaged beyond economical repair and stricken of charge on 30 October 2003. The Viking was reportedly scrapped by February 2004.
This photo was added on 1 January 2020, and has since been viewed 70 times.