LTJG Paul Edward Galanti
17 JUN 1966
June 17, 1966:
VA-216 A-4C Skyhawk BuNo. 149528, NP 693, was shot down over North Vietnam. The pilot, Lieutenant (Junior Grade) Paul E. Galanti, ejected, was captured by the North Vietnamese, and made a Prisioner Of War. LT Galanti was released at the end of the war.
Drawing of Black Diamonds Skyhawk 148442
Paul Galanti aboard the USS Hancock in 1965 with his bird, 148442.
149543 restored restored to 148442 VA-216 colors.
149543 restored restored to 148442 VA-216 colors
Paul Galanti's Web Site.