USS Bon Homme Richard

US Navy A-4 pilot explains how he was able to fly his stricken Skyhawk from Haiphong to the Gulf of Tonkin

US Navy A-4 pilot explains how he was able to fly his stricken Skyhawk from Haiphong to the Gulf of Tonkin

‘All the warning lights were on, including the fire-warning light. The A-4 was on fire. There was smoke coming out… Read More

2 years ago

Takes a Licking and Keeps on Flying: the story of LTJG Al Crebo and his Stricken A-4

LTJG Al Crebo wasn't able to get his stricken A-4E back aboard USS Bon Homme Richard but it did keep… Read More

5 years ago

THE STORY OF THE LAST GUNS-ONLY AERIAL VICTORY IN U.S. NAVAL AVIATION HISTORY

So far, as of today the aerial victory achieved by lt. Cdr. Kirkwood remains the sole confirmed guns-only MiG kill… Read More

6 years ago