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    Airframe Family: Cessna 336 / 337/O-2 Skymaster
    Latest Model:O-2A-CE Super Skymaster
    Last Military Serial:67-21309 USAF
    Construction Number:337M-0015
    Last Civil Registration:N1309
    Latest Owner or Location:Robert S. Savely, Sausalito, CA

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    Constructed as an O-2A-CE by Cessna at Wichita, KS, USA.

    26 May 1967

    Taken on Strength/Charge with the United States Air Force with s/n 67-21309.

    November 1967

    Transferred to 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron, 504th TAS Group (Pacific Air Forces), Da Nang Air Base, Republic of Vietnam.

    By April 1968

    Transferred to Tactical Air Control Party (TACP), Tay Loc Airfield (VVHU), Airfield (VVHU), Hue Citadel.
    Assigned to Tactical Air Control Party (TACP) supporting Military Assistance Command Vietnam (MACV) Team 3 at Hue.

    19 September 1968

    Photographer: Tom Pilsch
    Notes: At Tay Loc Airfield (a.k.a Hue Citadel) VVHU, Hue, Republic of Vietnam, showing a LAU-59/A Rocket Pod with seven 2.75 in. Folding Fin Aircraft Rockets with white smoke heads used for target marking.

    23 September 1968

    Transferred to 20th TASS, Hue/Phu Bai Airport, Republic of Vietnam.

    15 February 1969

    Photographer: Tom Pilsch
    Notes: Photo taken at Hue/Phu Bai Airport, Republic of Vietnam (VVSH then, now VVPB). The aircraft was assigned to the 20th Tactical Air Support Squadron (TASS) operating location at Hue. The blue fin markings indicate its detachment to the tactical air control party supporting Military Assistance Command (MACV) Team 3 at Hue RVN.

    July 1970

    Transferred to Cam Ranh Bay Air Base, Vietnam.

    January 1971

    Transferred to San Antonio Air Logistics Areas Kelly AFB, TX.

    February 1971

    Transferred to 182nd Tactical Air Support Group (Air National Guard), Greater Peoria Airport, IL.

    June 1971

    Transferred to 172nd Tactical Air Support Squadron, 110th Tactical Air Support Group (ANG), Kellogg ANG Base, Battle Creek, MI.


    Transferred to the Military Aircraft Storage and Disposal Center (MASDC) with inventory number HV156.

    June 1991

    Struck off Strength/Charge from the United States Air Force.

    19 July 1994

    Certificate of airworthiness for N1309 (M337B, 0015) issued.

    18 March 1998

    To Elmo Air Center Inc, Saint Paul, MN with c/r N5251Z.

    25 July 2000

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At Cedar Rapids, IA

    25 July 2000

    Photographer: Glenn Chatfield
    Notes: At Cedar Rapids, IA

    8 June 2002

    Photographer: Tom Pilsch
    Notes: Zamperini Field CA (KTOA). Owner Mitch Taylor invited Tom Pilsch to fly this airframe for the first time since April 6, 1969.

    6 September 2007

    To Robert S. Savely, Sausalito, CA with c/r N1309 (M337B, 0015).

    17 November 2010

    There were three fatalities. The accident occurred at Macdill AFB Auxiliary Field (AGR) Avon Park, FL, United States while on appoach. The damage was substantial. : Prior to the flight, the crew attended a mass briefing with the military training exercise personnel for whose operations the flight was to provide aerial support...
    For a complete description of the event read the NTSB Report.

    6 June 2013

    Civil registration, N1309, cancelled.

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    Tom Pilsch
    Tom Pilsch

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