va-83 ap-312 1958a

Aircraft: A4D-2 Skyhawk
BuNo: unknown
Modex: AP-312
Location: Mediterranean Sea
Date: 1958
Description: Rampager's Skyhawk AP-312 afloat in the Mediterranean after LTJG Tom Anderson taxied over the forward end of the angle deck while coming out of the gear. Tom pulled his "ditching handle" and escaped uninjured.
Photo credit: Naval Aviation News photo.
Contact: G. Verver