Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps

Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps Friday March 7, 1958
The aircraft collided after descending from a holding pattern while attempting to land at Naha Air Base. Failure of the AD-6 pilot to maintain his position. One killed aboard the AD-6. Poor judgement on the part of the R4Q Plane Commander.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 7, 1958
LocationOff Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa
Passengers19
Crew7
Fatalities26
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeFairchild R4Q / Dougas AD-6 skyraider
OperatorMilitary - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Registration129741/135350
Flight Origin
Flight Destination
Off Ryukyu Islands, Okinawa
Military - U.S. Marine Corps/Military - U.S. Marine Corps
Fairchild R4Q / Dougas AD-6 skyraider
1958