Aircraft Photo of 132649 | Douglas A-1E Skyraider | USA - Air Force | AirHistory.net #43673
Aircraft
Registration / Serial:132649
Other Marks:2
Aircraft Original Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Generic Type:Douglas A-1 Skyraider (AD)
Aircraft Version:Douglas A-1E Skyraider
C/n (msn):9506
Operator / Titles:USA - Air Force
Location
City / Airport:Dayton - Wright-Patterson AFB / Wright AFB (closed)Map
Region / Country:Ohio, United States
Airport Codes:ICAO: -   IATA: -   Local: DWF   Other: -
Collection:National Museum of the US Air Force
 
Photo Date:18 August 2013
Photo by:Alastair T. Gardiner
Photo ID: 43673
Photo Comment

This Skyraider was flown by Maj. Bernard Fisher on 10th March 66 to rescue another pilot shot down over South Vietnam, an action for which Fisher was awarded the Medal of Honor. The aircraft was sevely damaged in combat and came to the National Museum of the USAF in 1967 for restoration and preserveration.

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