Assigned to H&NS-12, MCAS Iwakuni Japan. Aug '66 assigned to H&NS-15, MCAS IwaKuni Japan, code YV-3. Oct '70 to AMARC from VT-22, NAAS Kingsville, TX. Oct '76 from AMARC to Sunvalley Aviation, Phoenix, AZ.
Assigned to DET9, 41ARRW. Assisted w/wounded S. Korean sailors after attack by N. Korean gun boat. In mid 60s, was 1 "FAC 251" of 6 loaded to Colombian AF. June '74, civil reg as N57996 to Francis Shield, Richmond, VA. Scrapped after '84.
In Feb '96, as a float plane, it impacted water near Ashland, OR causing substantial damage but no injuries. Air worth cert. reissued Sept '96. Dec '99, reg as N690 to John Deal LLC or Yarrow Point, WA.
VP-6 "Blue Sharks". Oct '68 arrived at AMARC from MARTU NAS, Olathe, KS. Oct '76 shipped to Consolidated Tuscon, AZ. Sept '93 awarded civil reg N13859, owned my Neptune Aviation Services Montana. March '12 photo'd at Alamagordo, NM as fire fighting tanker
Possibly on rotation from Misawa AB, Japan. Photo'd '71 Phan Rang AB, SV, 612th FTF VS tail code. '73 with 131st TFS/104 TFG Mass Air Guard. July '78 transferred to AMARC and eventually converted to QF-100D.
Possibly with 16FIS Naha, Japan. Foreground: Photo'd Aug '68 Yokota, JN in camp and code PE. '69 sent to Turkey as 53385, 182 FILO, Murted airbase. June '79 withdrawn from service Backround: 56-0957, CN unknown. Jan '63 written off at Misawa, JN