By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – An aircraft that served aboard the U.S.S. Intrepid during the Cold War is back home, decades later.

The Douglas F4D Skyray was lifted by a crane onto the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum on Manhattan’s West Side.

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The plane was originally deployed on the Intrepid between 1961-62.

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It was transported Monday from the New England Air Museum in Windsor Locks, Connecticut.

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The plane traveled for about 30 hours on a barge from the Connecticut River all the way to the Hudson River.

CBSNewYork Team