Aircraft Photo of 159758 | Lockheed S-3A Viking | USA - Navy | AirHistory.net #201052
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:159758
Military Code:AD-714
Aircraft Original Type:Lockheed S-3 Viking
Aircraft Generic Type:Lockheed S-3 Viking
Aircraft Version:Lockheed S-3A Viking
C/n (msn):3087
Operator / Titles:USA - Navy
Unit Markings:VS-27
Location
City / Airport:Detroit - Willow RunMap
Region / Country:Michigan, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: KYIP   IATA: YIP   Local: YIP   Other: -
 
Photo Date:30 July 1989
Photo by:Stephan de Bruijn
Photo ID: 201052
Photo Comment

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.

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