A-4B BuNo 142903 crash near Oatman Arizona on March 7 1968

A-4B BuNo 142903 crash on March 7 1968

Douglas A-4B, BuNo 142903, VA-776, crashed into a mountain near Oatman, AZ, during a low level navigational flight on March 7, 1968. Lt. Commander David Best, of Playa del Ray, CA., was killed in the crash.

Portion of 20mm cannon located in the wing root of the aircraft.

Fins from a drop tank.

Dataplate on "Release Assembly."

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Letters "Sidewinder" are still visible.

Fuselage debris further down the hill.