Skyhawk A4G N13-155055 (872)

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Skyhawk872

Brief Aircraft History

  • 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 08/06/73.
  • In collision with 870 on 17/07/75 and crashed near Beecroft Range, killing the pilot SBLT McCoy. 

Details of Accident

  • Read Report and all Statements here
  • See Touchdown Magazine article here.