va-83 ap-312 1958b

Aircraft: A4D-2 Skyhawk
BuNo: unknown
Modex: AP-312
Location: Mediterranean Sea
Date: 1958
Description: Rampager's Skyhawk AP-312 being retrieved by the Essex after floating for several hours in the Mediterranean Sea after LTJG Tom Anderson taxied over the forward end of the angle deck while coming out of the gear.
Photo credit: Naval Aviation News photo.
Contact: G. Verver