ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48312
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Narrative:Shot down by SA-2 SAM during Linebacker II.
|Date:||Thursday 21 December 1972|
Boeing B-52D-15-BW Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||22 BW/307 SW USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 6|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Bach Mai (North Vietnam) -
|Departure airport:||U-Tapao (VTBU)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Pilot/Commander:Capt Peter James Giroux USAF ejected by Capt Bennett PoW, was released on 12 Feb 1973 due to severe injuries.
Co-pilot:Capt Thomas Waring Bennett USAF missing.
Nav:1st/Lt Joseph Bernard Copack Jr USAF killed.
EWO/Bomb:Capt Peter Paul Camerota USAF evaded capture until 3 Jan 1973
Lt/Col Gerald William Alley USAF killed.
AG:M/Sgt Louis Edward LeBlanc Jr USAF PoW.
- JF Baugher
||Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Total occupants, Location, Narrative]|
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