ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48327
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information.
If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information
Narrative:Shot down by SA-2 SAM over North Vietnam during Linebacker II. May also be the first B-52 claimed as MiG-21 air-to-air victory, & may correspond to claim by Pham Tuan of 921st Sao Dao Fighter Regiment "Red Star" based at Noi Bai by use of two K-13 (AA-2 Atoll) AAMs fired by MiG-21.
|Date:||Tuesday 26 December 1972|
Boeing B-52D-35-BW Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||449 BW/307 SW USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Giap Nhi Rail Yard, Hanoi, North Vietnam -
|Departure airport:||U-Tapao (VTBU)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Pilot/Commander:Capt Robert John Morris Jr USAF killed.
Co-pilot:1st/Lt Robert Markham Hudson USAF PoW.
Nav:1st Lt. Duane Paul Vavroch USAF PoW.
Rad/Nav:Col Michael Harold La Beau USAF PoW.
EWO:Capt Nutter Jerome Wimbrow III USAF killed.
AG:SMSgt James Raymond Cook USAF PoW.
- JF Baugher
||Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
CONNECT WITH US:
©2023 Flight Safety Foundation