YOV-10A

In 1963 a "tri-service" specification (Army / Air Force / Navy-Marines) was approved to fulfill a Marine Corps requirement for a counter-insurgency (COIN) combat Light Armed Reconnaissance Airplane (LARA). Eleven companies entered the competition and in 1964 a contract was awarded to North American Aviation to build seven prototype airplanes based on their NA-300 design.
 

YOV-10A YOV-10A

The sleek but rugged two-engined, two-man, twin-boomed aircraft, initially conceived by W.H. Beckett and Col. K.P. Rice USMC, could operate from expedient forward air bases using roads as runways or from the decks of an aircraft carrier, or from a traditional air field. It needed to be used interchangably as a troop transport, medical evacuation, forward air control or close air support aircraft. The specification called for an aircraft that could carry cargo, paratroopers or stretchers, and be able to handle +8 and -3 Gs during basic aerobatic flying. The basic armament to be carried included M60 (7.62 mm) machine guns and external weapons including a 20 mm (0.79 in) gun pod and various rockets and flares.

On July 16, 2015 Chief Test Pilot Ed Gillespie flew the first YOV-10A (BUNO 152879) in Columbus, Ohio. Bureau Numbers 152880 thru 152885 soon followed and in 1968 after flight evaluations and some modifications, the aircraft entered production as the "OV-10A" and the first of 114 Marine Corps and 157 Air Force "Broncos" were delivered. NOTE: Test Pilot Ed Gillespie passed away on July 9, 2015 in Gahanna, Ohio at the age of 86.
 

YOV-10A YOV-10A
YOV10A 152884 - DURING WING EXTENSION


North American Rockwell "BRONCOs" as listed on Joe Baugher's Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force Military Aircraft Bureau and Serial Number Lists 
 
North American Rockwell YOV-10A Broncos - 152879/152885 
 
152879 (MSN 300-1) SOC due damage Jun 7, 1973 
 
152880 (MSN 300-2) to MASDC as 1V0015 Oct 10, 1977. Returned to service. Reported Spring 2004 at Mid-America Air Museum, Liberal, KS, on loan from Marine Corps Air-Ground Museum, Quantico, VA 
 
152881 (MSN 300-3) to NASA as 718. Now with Yankee Air Force, Ypsilanti, Michigan. Reported as destroyed in fire at Yankee Air Museum Sep 9, 2004 
 
152882 (MSN 300-4) noted 2003 at Vintage Flying Museum, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, TX 
 

USMC North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco 155390/155503 MSN 305-1/114 
 
155390 (MSN 305-1) to NASA as N636NA. 
 
155392 (MSN 305-3) crashed 60 mi SW of Albuquerque, NM Aug 6, 1981. 
 
155393 (MSN 305-4, VAL-4) shot down in Vietnam Mar 10, 1970. Both crew ejected and were rescued. 
Black Pony #115 - Replacement aircraft for 155503. This aircraft was lost on March 30, 1970 - Lt. Cdr. Westerman and Ltjg. Ford ejected.

 
155394 (MSN 305-5, VAL-4) shot down in Vietnam Oct 29, 1971. Both crew rescued. 
Black Pony #111 - Replacement aircraft for 155493. Lost when Lt. 'Bubba' Segar and Lt. Smith ejected after being hit by anti-aircraft fire.

 
155395 (MSN 305-6) converted to YOV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0046 Apr 22, 1993, to Air Force list as PA0001 Apr 22, 1993 
 
155396 (MSN 305-7) converted to YOV-10D. To NASA as N367NA. Stored at Cleveland until transferred to California Division of Forestry. 
 
155397 (MSN 305-8) to Moroccan AF 
 
155400 (MSN 305-11) to AMARC as 1V0021 May 7, 1992. Later operated by California Dept. of Forestry as N429DF  
 
155401 (MSN 305-12) operated by California Department of Forestry as N409DF 
 
155402 (MSN 305-13) to AMARC as 1V0031 Aug 14, 1992. Later operated by California Dept. of Forestry as N413DF  
 
155403 (MSN 305-14) with VMO-6 of MAG-39 hit by AAA while attacking a raft near Lang Chei 7 mi S of Khe Sanh, SVN May 29, 1969. Crew of 2 ejected and were rescued by USMC CH-46 helicopte 
 
155404 (MSN 305-15) to Moroccan AF 
 
155405 (MSN 305-16) to MASDC as 1V0014 Apr 22, 1980, returned to service. Back to AMARC as 12V00322 Sep 11, 1992. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N414DF 
Black Pony #111 - replacement aircraft for 155394.

 
155406 (MSN 305-17) converted to OV-10D. To NASA in 1994 as N617NA 
 
155407 (VMO-2) caught fire after heavy landing at Camp Pendleton Nov 16, 1984 
 
155409 (MSN 305-20) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as PA0002 Apr 22, 1993. To civil registry as N15453 and to Valiant Air Command Museum, Titusville, Florida May 10, 2010. 
 
155410 (MSN 305-21) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as Apr 22, 1993. Registered Oct 17, 1994 to American Warbirds, Inc of Gaithersburg, MD as N471AW. leased to Colombian National Police by US Department of State. 
 
155411 (MSN 305-22) with VMO-2 of MAG-16 hit by ground fire and crashed 6 mi SW of DaNang, SVN Dec 3, 1968. Both crew KIA. 
 
155412 (MSN 305-23) with VMO-2 of MAG-16 hit by small arms fire and crashed 25 mi S of Da Nang, SVN Jul 25, 1968. Both crew KIA. This was first OV-10A loss in Vietnam. 
 
155413 (MSN 305-24) on display Nov 2007 at Estrella Warbird Museum, Paso Robles, California. 
 
155415 (MSN 305-26) registered as N70161. 
 
155416 (MSN 305-27) assigned to VMO-2 at Da Nang AB, Vietnam 
 
155417 (MSN 305-28) converted to OV-10D. Registered Oct 17, 1994 to American Warbirds, Inc of Gaithersburg, MD as N472AW 
Black Pony #105 - replacement aircraft for 155497.

 
155418 (MSN 305-29) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1VB0043 Apr 22, 1993, to PA0003 Apr 22, 1993. Registration N87612 reserved Feb 5, 1997, cancelled Aug 20, 1999 but now taken up Feb 21, 2008 
 
155419 (VMO-2) crashed on Gila Bend Ranges, AZ May 16, 1984 
 
155420 (MSN 305-31) WITH vmo-2 of MAG-16 hit by small arms fire while attacking a river crossing point 20 mi S of Da Nang, SVN Apr 8, 1969. Crew of 2 ejected and were rescued by USMC UH-1E helicopter. 
 
155421 (MSN 305-32) with VMO-2 of MAG-166 crashed due to engine failure in SVN Jul 22, 1969. Pilot survived and was rescued by USMC CH-46 helicopter, but observer was killed in the crash. 
 
155422 (MSN 305-33) with VMO-2 of MAG-16 shot down by ground fire 12 mi S of Da Nang, SVN Oct 22, 1968. Both crew KIA. 
 
155423 (MSN 305-34) with VMO-2 of MAG-11 hit by AAA 12 mi W of Kham Duc, SVN Apr 21, 1970. Both crew ejected. Pilot killed by NVA soldiers, but observer was rescued by helicopter. 
 
155424 (VMO-1, MSN 305-35) lost in Desert Storm Feb 25, 1991. 
 
155425 (MSN 305-36) to Moroccan AF 
 
155426 (MSN 305-37) to Bureau of Land Management as N97LM in 1993. 
 
155427 (MSN 305-38) to AMARC as 1V0022 May 7, 1992. later operated by California Department of Forestry as N415DF  
Replacement aircraft for 155495. Arrived Binh Thuy after March 1971.

 
155428 (MSN 305-39) to AMARC as 1V0034 Sep 17, 1992. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N418DF 
 
155429 (MSN 305-40) to Bureau of Land Management as N685 in 1993. 
 
155433 (MSN 305-44) to Moroccan AF 
 
155434 (MSN 305-45) to Colombia in 1993 
 
155436 (MSN 305-47) converted to OV-10D. To NASA in 1994 as N615NA. 
 
155437 (VMO-2) to MASDC as 1V0017 May 17, 1980. Returned to service. Crashed Jul 31, 1985. 
 
155438 (MSN 305-49) to Colombia in 1993 as FAC2223 and now on display in Museo Aeroespacia, Bogota 
 
155440 (VMO-2) crashed at Camp Pendleton after colliding with OV-10 155442 Oct 23, 1994. 
 
155442 (VMO-2) crashed at Camp Pendleton after colliding with OV-10 155440 Oct 23, 1994 155444 (MSN 305-55, VX-5) crashed over Sierra mountain range Oct 23, 1983. Both crew ejected but one was killed when his chute only partially opened. 
 
155445 (MSN 305-56) to AMARC as 1V0035 Sep 22, 1992. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N419DF. Noted cocooned at Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ Nov 2002. Crashed Sep 6, 2006 during aerial observation flight about 22 mi NE of Porterville, CA in the Mountain Home Demonstration State Forest. Both crew killed. 
 
155446 (MSN 305-57) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as PB0001 May 21, 1993. Noted Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, AZ, allegedly to to to Colombian AF. Registration N10957 reserved Feb 3, 2009 
 
155447 (MSN 305-58) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0054 Jun 25, 1993. To US State Department as N16841. Leased to Colombian National Police by US Department of State. 
 
155448 to AMARC as 1V0049 May 21, 1993. 
 
155449 (MSN 305-60) operated by California Department of Forestry as N430DF 
 
155450 (MSN 305-61) with H&MS-11 of MAG-11 hit by small arms fire and crashed 8 mi NW of Da Nang, SVN Apr 28, 1971. Both crew KIA. 
 
155451 (MSN 305-62) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0039 Mar 10, 1993, to PA0005 Apr 16, 1993. To civil registry as N12320 and on display at Tennessee Museum of Aviation, Sevierville Jun 2010. 
 
155454 (MSN 305-65) to AMARC as 1V0028. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N400DF 
 
155455 (MSN 305-66) registered to Washington State DOT and parked at Boeing Field. Also listed as being with VMO-6 of MAG-39 being lost in a training accident Aug 9, 1969 in SVN. Crew of 2 ejected and were rescued. 
 
155456 (MSN 305-67) with VMO-6 of MAG-39 crashed on takeoff from Quang Tri AB, SVN Aug 29 1969. Both crew killed. 
 
155457 (MSN 305-68) to MASDC as 1V0001 Jun 6, 1975. Returned to service. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N401DF 
 
155458 to MASDC as 1V0018 Jun 12, 1980. Returned to service.
Black Pony #110 - gained in June 1970. Lt. Hotchkiss was WIA on April 5, 1971 when he was shot while flying.

 
155459 (MSN 305-70) to AMARC as 12V0024. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N402DF 
 
155460 (MSN 305-71) crashed on landing at NAS North Island Aug 7, 1970. 
VS-41 aircraft #101. Lt. 'Flash' Leebern and Lt. Tom Lange killed.

 
155461 (MSN 305-72, VAL-4) lost in Vietnam due to pilot error Oct 29, 1971. One crew killed, other rescued. 
Black Pony #102 - Original aircraft; stationed at Vung Tau when it crashed. Lt. Lutz KIA, 1st Lt. Brindle WIA.

 
155462 (MSN 305-73) to Moroccan AF 
VS-41 aircraft #103.

 
155463 - BUNO does not appear on Joe Baugher's List. 463 was Black Pony #104 that was part of the original contingent at Binh Thuy. Later known as 'Pegasus'.
 
155465 converted to OV-10D. Registered as N10D to Washington State Dept of Transport, Aeronautics Division Feb 11, 1993. 
 
155466 (MSN 305-77) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0040, returned to service. To AMARC as PA0007 Apr 16, 1993. To Department of State as N23743 
 
155467 (MSN 305-78) operated by California Department of Forestry as N403DF 
 
155468 (MSN 305-79) converted to OV-10D. to MASDC as 1V0012 Feb 27, 19867. Returned to service. To AMARC as 1V0040 Mar 10, 1993. To AMARC as PA0013 Jun 17, 1993 
 
155470 (MSN 305-81) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as to AMARC as 1V0050 May 21, 1993, to PA0008 May 21, 1993. To civil registry as N875MC and in 2012 was flying mosquito control for the Beaufort County, South Carolina government.
VS-41 #105

 
155471 (MSN 305-82) to AMARC as 1V0037 Mar 10, 1993. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N410DF 
Black Pony #106 and 101 - Original contingent at Binh Thuy.

 
155472 (MSN 305-83) converted to OV-10D. On loan from USMC Air-Ground Museum, Quantico, VA to Carolinas Aviation Museum, Charlotte, NC. Noted Mar 2006 at National Museum of Naval Aviation, Pensacola, FL. 
Black Pony #107 - Original contingent at Binh Thuy. On May 23, 1969 Lt. Pete Russell became VAL-4's first combat casualty when he was shot and killed while flying #107. Jeff Johnso flew the Bronco home from the rear seat.

 
155473 (MSN 305-84) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0004 Jun 25, 1975. Returned to service. To AMARC as 1V0036 Sep 27, 1992, to PB0002 Oct 29, 1992 
VS-41 #108
 
155474 (MSN 305-85) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0044 Par 22, 1993, to PA0010 Apr 22, 1993 
Black Pony #105 - Original contingent at Binh Thuy

 
155475 (MSN 305-86) to AMARC as 1V0027, later 1V0032. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N407DF 
Black Pony #101/110 - Original contingent at Vung Tau.

 
155476 (MSN 305-87) to MASDC as 1V0006 Jul 23, 1975. With VMO-1, crashed at Twenty-Nine Palms May 15, 1984. Both crew killed. 
 
155477 (MSN 305-88, OV-10D) to MASDC as 1V0007 Jul 25, 1975. returned to service. Crashed in Philippines July 1990, completely destroyed. 
 
155478 (MSN 305-89, VMO-4) crashed on I-94 near Port Huron, MI Jun 25, 1973. Both crewmembers killed. 
 
155479 (MSN 305-90) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0048, to PA0009 Apr 30, 1993. Later operated by California Department of Forestry as N408DF. Conflict here as Registration N47892 originally reserved but cancelled Aug 20, 1998, registered N88970 Feb 21, 2008. 
 
155480 (MSN 305-91) to AMARC as 12V0025. 
Black Pony replacement aircraft from VMO-6. Arrived April 29, 1970

 
155481 (MSN 305-92) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0022 Jun 6, 1975. Back to service. To AMARC as PA0011 Jul 8, 1993. Became N34457, then to Colombian Police as PNC-3047. Crashed Sep 21, 2003. Must have been repaired, as reported seen Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, Arizona allegedly to go to Colombian AF. Currently with RCU-1 as OV-10G+ 
 
155482 (MSN 305-93) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0014 Jun 30, 1976. Returned to service. Back to AMARC as 1V0047 Apr 30, 1993, to AMARC as PA0014 Apr 30, 1993. Became N12326, registration cancelled Apr 19, 2004 as destroyed. 
 
155483 (MSN 305-94) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0011 Aug 19, 1975, back to service. Back to AMARC as 1V0053 Apr 16, 1993. To PB0003 Jun 24, 1993. Noted cocooned at Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ Nov 2002. Noted Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, Arizona, allegedly to go to Colombian AF. Registration N373SV reserved Feb 3, 2009. 
 
155484 (MSN 305-95) to AMARC as 1V0008 Jun 18, 1975, returned to service. Back to AMARC as 1V0008 Jul 31, 1975. Returned to service again 
 
155485 (MSN 305-96) to MASDC as 1V0003 Jun 18, 1975. Back to service. (VMO-2) w/o Aug 24, 1989 
 
155486 (MSN 305-97, OV-10D) flying with US State Department as N473AW 
 
155487 (MSN 305-98) to AMARC as 1V0009 Aug 7, 1975, returned to service. 
 
155488 (MSN 305-99, OV-10D) Registered Oct 17, 1994 to American Warbirds, Inc of Gaithersburg, MD as N474AW. Leased to Colombian National Police by US Department of State. Whilst still officially N474AW, operated in Policia Nacionale Columbia markings with (doubtless spurious) serial V-7. Suffered loss of power in starboard engine just after takeoff from Larandia, Colombia on drug-eradication mission Feb 6, 2000; aircraft crashed and exploded, pilot ejected but was seriously injured. 
 
155489 (MSN 305-100) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0013 Jun 23, 1976, returned to service. Back to AMARC as 1V0045 Apr 22, 1993, to PA0006 Apr 22, 1993. Registration N85967 reserved Feb 25, 1997, cancelled Aug 20, 1999 but taken up Feb 21, 2008. Acquired by National Vietnam War Museu, Mineral Wells, TX Jan 2009.
 
155490 (MSN 305-101) shot down by automatic weapons fire and crashed near Chau Doc, South Vietnam Jul 19, 1969, killing two crew. 
Black Pony #111 - Original contingent at Binh Thuy. First VAL-4 Bronco lost in-country. Lt. Aubrey Martin & Ltjg. Dean Sikkink - KIA.

 
155491 (MSN 305-102) to Moroccan AF 
Black Pony #112 - Original contingent at Vung Tau.

 
155492 (MSN 305-103) converted to OV-10D. To MASDC as 1V0010 Aug 7, 1975, returned to service. Back to AMARC as 1V0038 Mar 10, 1993, to AMARC as PA0012 Apr 16, 1993. Noted Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, AZ, allegedly to go to Colombian AF. Currently with RCU-1 as OV-10G+ 
 
155493 (MSN 305-104) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as PA0015 Jun 24, 1993. Registration N54623 reserved Feb 5, 1997 but cancelled Aug 20, 1998. Registered N97854 Feb 21, 2008. To National Vietnam Veterans Museum, Mineral Wells, TX. 
Black Pony #113/115 - Original contingent at Binh Thuy.

 
155494 (MSN 305-105) upgraded to OV-10D. Delivered late 1993 to Marine Corps Museum, MCAS El Toro, CA. Moved to Miramar, California in 1999. Presently on display at Flying Leathernecks Museum, Miramar, CA. 
Black Pony #114 - original contingent at Vung Tau.

 
155495 (MSN 305-106) with VAL-4 shot down in Vietnam Jun 7, 1970. Pilot killed, observer rescued. 
Black Pony #113 - original Binh Thuy contingent. Third VAL-4 Bronco lost in Vietnam when LCDR. Jere Barton and LCDR had to eject after being hit by enemy fire. LCDR Barton was KIA and LCDR Hanks was WIA.

 
155496 (MSN 305-107) to AMARC as 1V0023 May 20, 1992. Operated by California Department of Forestry as N421DF  
Black Pony #103/116 - original Vung Tau group.

 
155497 (MSN 305-108) shot down in Vietnam with VAL-4 Sep 29, 1970 
Black Pony #105 - original group at Binh Thuy. Lost when LTJGs Ed Bastarache and Pete Ford had to eject.

 
155498 (MSN 305-109, OV-10D) leased to Colombian National Police by US Department of State. Currently N475AW, registration N86432 reserved Apr 2002. 
 
155499 (MSN 305-110) converted to OV-10D. To AMARC as 1V0051 Jun 10, 1993. Now on display at Pima Air and Space Museum, Tucson, AZ. 
 
155501 (MSN 305-112, OV-10D) registered Oct 17, 1994 to American Warbirds, Inc of Gaithersburg, MD as N476AW. Registration N476AW cancelled by FAA Mar 24, 2009 as "destroyed" 
 
155502 (MSN 305-113, OV-10D) registered Oct 17, 1994 to American Warbirds, Inc of Gaithersburg, MD as N477AW  
 
155503 (MSN 305-114) with VAL-4 shot down in Vietnam Dec 20, 1969. Both crew killed. 
Last USMC Bronco built. Black Pony # 115 - part of original group at Vung Tau. Shot down in the Rung Sat Special Zone. Ltjg. Joel Sandberg and Capt. Carl Long KIA.

 


Air Force 1967 North American Rockwell OV-10A-5-NH Bronco 67-14604/14613 MSN 321-12/21 (or 305-12/21 
 
14604 to AMARC as HA0005 Feb 6, 1991. 
 
14605 (MSN 305-13) to Philippines. Damaged by insurgents Nov 1992. Reported seen Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, AZ, allegedly to go to Colombian AF. 
 
14606 to GOV-10A 
 
14607 in ground fire at Hurlburt Field 1972/73. Scrapped. 
 
14608 (MSN 305A-16) to Colombian AF as FAC2211. Crashed at BA Ernesto Esquerra Jan 23, 2000. 
 
14609 (MSN 305A-17) to Colombian AF as FAC2210 
 
14610 (MSN 305-18) to Philippines 
 
14611 (MSN 305-19) to Philippines. Crashed into mangrove swamp near Bautista AB, Palawan, Philippines Aug 18, 1995. Entered uncontrollable spin following a flypast over Puerto Princesa. Pilot killed. Plane seen in hangar 2014 awaiting refurbishment. 
 
14612 to US Bureau of Land Management as N95LM in 1992. To California Department of Forestry as a spare. 
 
14613 (MSN 305-21) to Philippines. Crashed shortly after takeoff from Cauayan AB, Isabela, Philippines May 31, 1993. Pilot survived. 
 
North American Rockwell OV-10A-10-NH Bronco 67-14614/14623 MSN 321-22/31 (or 305-22/31) 
 
14614 (MSN 305-22). Noted 2003 at Texas Air Command Museum, Meacham Field, Fort Worth, TX 
 
14615 (MSN 305A-23) used in Pave Nail laser designator program in 1970. To US Bureau of Land Management as N93LM in 1992. To California Department of Forestry as spare. On display Nov 2010 in Estrella Warbird Museum, Paso Robles, California. 
 
14618 (MSN 305A-26) to AMARC as HA0007 Feb 27, 1991. Tailbooms noted in Marsh Aviation Compound, Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ Nov 2002. Noted Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa, AZ, allegedly to go to Colombian AF. 
 
14620 crashed on takeoff at Nakhon Phanom, Thailand with 23TASS/504TASG Feb 24, 1972. Pilot OK 
 
14621 to Venezuela as FAV 5021. US civil registration N4621 reserved Feb 2002. 
 
14622 shot down by ground fire near Quang Tri, AVN May 19, 1972. With 20TASS/366TFW. 
 
14623 (MSN 305-31) transfered to USMC as 674623. To MASDC Jul 31, 1992 as 1V0028 and later HA0009. Noted recently at English Field Air & Space Museum, Tradewind AP, Amarillo, TX. Seen in 2009 at Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB, Georgia 
 
North American OV-10A-15-NH Bronco 67-14624/14633 MSN 321-32/41 (or 305-32/41) 
 
14624 to Venezuela as FAV 9004 
 
14625 to Colombian AF as FAC-2213. Noted cocooned at Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ Nov 2002. 
 
14626 delivered to the Air Force on June 27, 1968. Almost immediately the aircraft was disassembled, crated, and shipped by sea to South Vietnam. Upon arrival, it was reassembled and painted with its gray war paint and assigned to the 504th Tactical Air Support Group, Bien Hoa Airbase, South Vietnam. In 1975 the aircraft left Southeast Asia and was assigned to Germany. In 1984 the aircraft returned to the States with an assignment at George AFB, California. In 1988 the aircraft moved to the east coast with an assignment to Shaw AFB, South Carolina and eventually dropped from the inventory in August 1991. To MASDC Aug 6, 1992 as 1V0029 and later HA0010. Put on display at Kelly AFB, Texas. The aircraft arrived at Hurlburt in January 2000 from Kelly AFB, Texas where it had been utilized as a maintenance trainer. On February 16, 2000 the aircraft was placed on display in the Hurlburt Field Memorial Air Park, Florida. 
 
14627 collided with AC-47D 43-49274 6 mi SE of Truc Giang, SVN Dec 13, 1968 while with 19TASS/504TASG. Both crew killed. 
 
14628 crash landed at Tian airfield Dec 5, 1969 and damaged beyond repair. Was with 19TASS/504TASG. 
 
14629 (MSN 305-37) to Philippines 
 
14630 (MSN 305-38) to Philippines. Crashed off coast of Palawan Jun 23, 2013. 
 
14631 crashed after both engines failed during training flight in 13 mi NW of Phan Rang, South Vietnam Nov 11, 1968. Both crew ejected safely. Was with 19TASS/504TASG 
 
14632 crashed after engine failed on takeoff at Da Nang, SVN Nov 23, 1972. Was with 23TASS/56SOW. 
 
14633 (504th TASC, 19th TASS) shot down by machine gun fire near Ben Cat, 15 m NW of Bien Hoa, SVN Jul 26, 1969. Crew of 2 ejected and were rescued by US Army helicopter. 
 
North American OV-10A-20-NH Bronco 67-14634/14643 MSN 321-42/51 (or 305-42/51) 
 
14634 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) crashed from unknown cause over southern Laos Jul 6, 1971. Both crew killed. 
 
14635 collided in midair with O-2A 67-21343 over SVN Oct 8, 1969. Was with 23TASS/504TASG. 
 
14636 to Philippine AF. Seen in hangar in 2014. 
 
14637 to Venezuela as FAV 3037 
 
14638 (23TASS/504TASG) shot down by ground fire 20 m NE of Kratie, Cambodia Jan 28, 1971. 
 
14639 (MSN 305-47) to Philippines. Stored at Danielo Atienza AB, Cavite in unserviceable condition. Acquired by RAAF Museum. 
 
14640 (6498th Air Base Wing, 20th TASS) hit by AAA 15 mi S of Quang Tri City, South Vietnam Sep 16, 1972. Both crew ejected and were rescued by Army helicopter. 
 
14641 (MSN 305-49) to Philippines. Seen at Cavite in 2014 
 
14642 (19TASS/504TASG) crashed during training flight over Gia Dinh Province, SVN Jan 30, 1969. 
 
14643 (MSN 305A-51) shot down by ground fire 15 m SW of Da Nang SVN Dec 31, 1972, although later reported in service in Europe with 601 TCW. Also reported as having gone to the Colombian AF as FAC2214 
 
North American OV-10A-25-NH Bronco 67-14644/14653 MSN 321-52/61 (or 305-52/61) 
 
14644 (19 TASS, 504TASG) shot down by ground fire 8 m SE of Katum, SVN Dec 31, 1972. 
 
14645 (504th TASG, 20th TASS) crashed from unknown cause in Quang Tri Province, SVN Apr 21, 1971. Both crew killed. 
 
14646 (504th TASG, 19th TASS) hit by machine gun fire and crashed near Ban Tram 125 mi SE of Katum, South Vietnam Feb 8, 1970. Both crew ejected and were rescued by US Army patrol. 
 
14647 to Philippine AF and made emergency landing at Davao after failure to retract the landing gear, which collapsed on landing and the aircraft slid on the runway Jan 5, 2010. 
 
14648 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) hit by ground fire while controlling an air strike S of Ban Karai Pass, Laos Dec 26, 1971. Pilot ejected and became POW. 
 
14649 (MSN 305A-57) to Colombian AF as FAC2215 
 
14650 (MSN 305-58) to Venezuelan AF as 0016. Crashed Mar 25, 2000. 
 
14652 transferred to USMC as 674652. To California Department of Forestry as N430DF as a spare. 
 
14653 (MSN 305A-61) to Colombian AF as FAC-2216. Noted in Marsh Aviatin compound at Falcon Field, Mesa, AZ Nov 2002 
 
North American OV-10A-30-NH Bronco 67-14654/14663 MSN 321-62/71 (or 305-62/71) 
 
14654 (MSN 305A-62) to Colombian AF as FAC2217 and w/o Dec 23, 1997 
 
14656 (19TASS/504TASG) crashed on takeoff due to engine failure at Bien Hoa AB in SVN Apr 8, 1970. Pilot survived  
 
14657 (19TASS/504TASG) shot down by small arms fire near An Loc, SVN Dec 26, 1969. 
 
14658 (20TASS/504TASG) shot down by AAA 15 m N of Saravan, Laos Mar 2, 1972. 
 
14659 (23TASS/56SOW) shot down near Trapeang Veng, Cambodia Apr 7, 1973 
 
14660 (cn 305-68) operated by USDA Forest Service as N401DF. Also reported as having been w/o in a collision with USAF fighter in SVN Aug 13, 1970. 
 
North American OV-10A-35-NH Bronco 67-14664/14675 MSN 321-72/83 (or 305-72/81) 
 
14661 (20 TASS/504TASG) shot down by AAA near Ban Bamram, Laos Dec 28, 1970. 
 
14662 (19 TASS/504TASG) shot down by ground fire 15 m NW of Xa Phan, SVN Aug 12, 1971. 
 
14663 (51st CS) crashed at Tottori, Japan Apr 30, 1982 after colliding with OV-10 68-3828 (which also crashed) in heavy rain. All four crew from both aircraft ejected, but one was killed. 
 
14664 (19 TASS/504TASG) shot down by ground fire 10 m NW of Kampong Cham, Cambodia Sep 26, 1971. 
 
14665 (19TASS/504TASG) slewed off runway on takoff at Bien Hoa, SVN Jun 6, 1969 and DBR. 
 
14666 (MSN 305-74) to Philippines. Damaged by insurgents Nov 1992 
 
14667 (MSN 305-75) to Philippines. Also listed as lost with 20TASS/504TASG 15 m SW of Muang Fangdeng, Laos Dec 24, 1971. 
 
14668 (20 TASS/504 TASG) shot down by ground fire 15 m SE of Muang Fangdeng, Laos Jun 20, 1971. 
 
14670 (MSN 305A-78) to Colombian AF as FAC2218 
 
14671 (56th SOS, 23rd TASS) crashed on takeoff at Nakhon Phanom Royal Thai AB Jun 5, 1973. Pilot killed. 
 
14672 (20 TASS/504 TASG) crashed 10 m E of Duc Co, SVN Jul 24, 1970. 
 
14673 (20 TASS/9498 ABW) exploded 12 mi N of Da Nang, SVN Oct 6, 1972. Both crew killed. 
 
14674 to Venezuela as FAV 9494 
 
14675 to AMARC as HA0006 Feb 6, 1991. Noted Oct 7, 2004 at Boeing Facility, Mesa,AZ, allegedly to go to Colombian AF. Seen at Heritage Museum, Hill AFB, UT Aug 2007. 
 
North American OV-10A-40-NH Bronco 67-14676/14701 MSN 321-84/109 (or 305-84/109) 
 
14676 (20 TASS/504 TASG) flew into ground 10 m NE of Quang Tri, SVN Nov 4, 1969. 
 
14678 (20 TASS/366 TFW) shot down by SA-7 NW of Hue, SVN May 25, 1972. 
 
14679 to Philippine AF. Seen in hangar in 2014. 
 
14680 (23 TASS/504 TASG) hit by AAA near Ban Nathon, SVN and crashed 15 m NW of Nakhon Phanom, Thailand Jan 27, 1970. 
 
14681 (cn 305-87) to Philippine AF as 681. Crashed at Muntang Indang, Philippines Nov 29, 2003 following problem with starboard engine. Both crew ejected safely. 
 
14682 (23 TASS/504 TASG) shot down by AAA over Laos Mar 15, 1970. 
 
14683 w/o Jul 25, 1980. 
 
14685 (21 TASS/377 ABW) shot down by ground fire over Mekong Delta, SVN Sep 26, 1973. 
 
14686 (366th TFW, 20th TASS) destroyed on ground by VC rocket attack at Da Nang AB, SVN May 6, 1972. 
 
14687 to NASA as N524NA. Registration cancelled. 
 
14688 (19 TASS/504 TASG) shot down by ground fire W of Kampong Cham, Cambodia Nov 23, 1970. 
 
14689 to Venezuela as FAV 1863. Shot down during coup in Venezuela Nov 27, 1992. 
 
14691 (19 TASS/504 TASG) collided with A-1G over SVN Apr 16, 1969. 
 
14692 (20 TASS/504 TASG) hit by ground fire 15 m NE of Muang Fangdeng, Laos and crashed near Ban Thakkapang Jun 4, 1971. 
 
14693 (20 TASS/504 TASG) shot down by AAA 5 m E of Ban Talan, Laos Mar 24, 1971. The pilot, Lt Jack Butcher, ejected and was captured by the Vietcong, escaped and recaptured twice and became a POW in Hanoi. He was one of only 9 airmen captured in Laos to be released 28Mar73 and make it home to the US. 
 
14696 (23 TASS/504 TASG) shot down near Samrong, Cambodia Oct 11, 1970. 
 
14697 to Venezuela as FAV 0607 
 
14698 to Philippine AF. Seen at Cavite in 2014 
 
14699 (MSN 305A-107) to Colombian AF as FAC2219 
 
14700 (20 TASS/6498 ABW) shot down by ground fire 8 m SE of Quang Tri, SVN Jun 30, 1972. 
 
14701 (MSN 305A-109) assigned to 20th TASS, 504th TASG. Combat damage May 24, 1971 during a Prairie Fire mission over Laos. Aircfraft landed safely at Da Nang 
 
Air Force 1968 North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco 68-3784/3831 MSN 321-110/157 
 
3796, 3799, 3808 to USMC 
 
3785 to Venezuela as FAV 1103. Shot down during coup in Venezuela Nov 27, 1992. 
 
3796, 3808 returned to USAF as GOV-10A 
 
3786 (504th TASG, 19th TASS) shot down by small arms fire in SVN Oct 19, 1969. Both crew killed. 
 
3787 at USAF Museum, Wright Patterson AFB, Ohio 
 
3788 (504th TASG, 20th TASS) shot down by ground fire near Sre Mat, Cambodia Jul 3, 1970. Pilot KIA. 
 
3789 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by SAM during "Bat 21" rescue attempt in South Vietnam Apr 3, 1972. Pilot POW, observer recovered. 
 
3791 (MSN 305A-117) to colobian AF as FAC2220 and noted preserved at Villavicencio Jul 2013. 
 
3792 (MSN 321-118) to Philippine AF. Crashed Mar 19,2001 at Fil-Homes subdivision, Barangay Mabiga, Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines when port engine failed during approach to Clark Field. Copilot ejected safely but pilot remained with the aircraft, guiding it to an open area before being killed in the crash. 
 
3793 (MSN 321-119) to Venezuelan AF in 1992 as 0073. W/o during coup in Venezuela Nov 27, 1992. 
 
3794 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by AAA near Ban Muangphan on eastern edge of Plain of Jars, Laos Mar 21, 1970. Pilot ejected and was rescued by Air America helicopter. 
 
3795 to Venezuela as FAV 1990 
 
3796 (MSN 321-122) to US Navy as 683796. 3796 and 3809 damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Andrew and are now parts aircraft for California Department of Forestry and are located at Mather AFB, CA. They had been transferred to the Navy as 683796 and 683809. They were at Homestead awaiting further transfer to Colombia when the hurrican hit. The roof of the hangar fell on them, breaking their tailbooms.
 
3798 (504th TASG, 20th TASS) shot down by ground fire 60 mi SW of Da Nang, South Vietnam Aug 30, 1970. Both crew KIA. 
 
3799 (MSN 321-125) to US Navy as 683799. Noted 2003 at Texas Air Command Museum (Vintage Flying Museum), Meacham Field, Fort Worth, TX.  
 
3800 (504th TASG, 20th TASS) crashed due to engine failure during ferry flight near Pleiku, SVN. Pilot killed. 
 
3801 (MSN 321-127) to Philippines AF 
 
3802 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) collided with RF-4C in midair over Thailand Jun 20, 1970. Pilot ejected and was rescued. The RF-4C landed safely. 
 
3803 (56th SOS, 23rd TASS) crashed due to engine failure over Thaland Jun 8, 1972. Both crew ejected and were rescued.  
 
3804 hit by SAM-7 Jun 29, 1972 while directing fire for Navy guns, ditched in Gulf by pilot Capt Steve Bennett in effort to save his observer whose chute was damaged. Observer survived, but Capt Bennett was killed. He was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor  
 
3805 to Venezuela as FAV 2865. US civil registration N6083 reserved Feb 2002. 
 
3806 (56th SOS, 23rd TASS) shot down by SA-7 near Quang Tri, SVN while searching for survivors of a downed Phantom Jan 27, 1973. Crew of 2 ejected, but were reported have been killed by NVN soldiers. 
 
3807 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by AAA near Ban Klou, Laos Jun 30, 1970. Pilot KIA, observer rescued by USAF HH-3E helicopter. 
 
3808 (MSN 321-134) to Colombian AF as FAC2221 and still active Jul 2013 
 
3809 (MSN 321-135) to US Navy as 683809. 3796 and 3809 damaged beyond repair during Hurricane Andrew and are now parts aircraft for California Department of Forestry and are located at Mather AFB, CA. They had been transferred to the Navy as 683796 and 683809. They were at Homestead awaiting further transfer to Colombia when the hurrican hit. The roof of the hangar fell on them, breaking their tailbooms 
 
3810 (56th SOS, 23rd TASS0 crashed due to engine failure over Ho Chi Minh trail in Attopeu Province, Laos while on ferry flight Sep 17, 1972. Both crew rescued by USAF helicopter. 
 
3811 with 549th TASS, 507th TACW, then to 19th TASS at Bien Hoa AB, South Vietnam. Based at Shaw AFB, SC in 1991. To AMARC in late 1991, then sold to Philippine AF same year. With Bureau of Land Management as N91LM. To California Department of Forestry as a spare. 
 
3812 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by AAA 10 mi W of Ban Thapachon, Laos Dec 31, 1969. Pilot ejected and was rescued by USAF HH-3E helicopter. 
 
3815 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) hit by AAA near Tala SE of A Shau Valley, SVN Jun 17, 1970. Pilot headed SW. Pilot ejected near Muang Knongxedon, Laos and was rescued by an Air America helicopter. 
 
3816 (MSN 321-142) to civil registry as N94LM with US Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. Crashed Jun 10, 1997. 
 
3820 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down (possibly by SAM-7) near Quant Tri, SVN Apr 7, 1972. Observer MIA, pilot captured and died as POW, still listed as MIA. 
 
3821 (504th TASG, 20 TASS) crashed due to engine failure off coast near Da Nang in Quang Tin Province, SVN Dec 18, 1970. Pilot killed. 
 
3822 with 19th TASS at TSN, Vietnam in Dec 1970. Aircraft may have gone to Philippine AF. 
 
3823 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by AAA 25 mi E of Pakse, Laos. Crew of 2 ejected and were rescued by USAF HH-53C. 
 
3824 (504th TASG, 19th TASS) shot down by small arms fire while taking off from Cu Chi AB, South Vietnam Apr 29, 1970. Both crew KIA. 
 
3825 with Bureau of Land Management as N646. To California Department of Forestry as a spare. 
 
3827 (504th TASG, 23rd TASS) shot down by ground fire 20 mi SW of A Shau Valley, South Vietnam May 7, 1970. Pilot ejected and was rescued by USAF helicopter. 
 
3828 (68-3828 )(51st CW) crashed at Tottori, Japan Apr 20, 1982 after colliding with OV-10 67-14663 (which also crashed) in heavy rain. All four crew from both aircraft ejected, but one was killed. 
 
3830 (MSN 321-156) to Philippine AF 

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