Skyhawk A4G N13-155063  (876)

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Brief history of the aircraft

  • Served in Vietnam on USS Ranger with VA-155 26/10/68 – 17/05/69. On USS Hancock with VA-212 02/08/69 – 15/04/70.
  • Delivered to RAN 08/71.
  • Unloaded from HMAS Sydney onto RAN Lighter AWL 304 at Jervis Bay 11/08/71 then by road transport to Nowra.
  • With VF805 13/05/74.
  • Withdrawn from RAN service 30/06/83 and stored for sale.
  • To RNZAF 07/84 as NZ6217.
  • 2012 sold to Draken International. Lakeland, Florida USA. Registered as N146EM.

Above and below.  Deck operations aboard HMAS Melbourne.

New Picture (876)

Below.  In RNZAF Livery near Nowra, NSW  February 1993876RNZAF

Below.  Skyhawk 876 now in Draken Livery…possibly it’s last?   For an article on Draken click here.