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Thursday, May 28, 2015

Last flight for Prowler will be to Museum of Flight

EA6-B ProwlerThe last active duty flight for a Navy electronic warfare Grumman EA6-B Prowler jet will be to The Museum of Flight, May 27, where it will be officially decommissioned and taken into the museum’s permanent collection.

Immediately after the plane’s 12:15 p.m. arrival, there will be a brief ceremony with museum officials and Cmdr. Christopher Jason, the commanding officer of the plane’s squadron, Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 134, located at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island.

“The Prowler will be the first electronic warfare aircraft in the museum’s collection,” said Curator Dan Hagedorn.

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