ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 48404
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Narrative:Shot down by SA-2 SAM during Linebacker II. This plane may also be the second B-52 claimed as a MiG-21 air-to-air victory, and may correspond to Vu Xuan Thieu firing 1 K-13 (AA-2 Atoll) AAM from MiG-21 of the 921th Sao Sao Fighter Regiment "Red Star", based at Cam Thuy. The MiG-21 was also destroyed by the resulting explosion. Parts of this plane are on display in Lenin Park, Hanoi & Ngoc Ha, near Hanoi.
|Date:||Wednesday 27 December 1972|
Boeing B-52D-75-BO Stratofortress
|Owner/operator:||7 BW/assign.to 43 SW USAF|
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 6|
|Aircraft damage:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Trung Quan, North Vietnam -
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
Pilot/Commander:Capt Frank Lewis USAF ejected, PoW.
Co-pilot:Capt Samuel Cusimano USAF ejected, PoW.
Nav:1st/Lt Bennie Fryer USAF killed.
Rad/Nav:Maj James Condon USAF ejected, PoW.
EWO:Maj Allen Johnson USAF killed.
AG:M/Sgt James Gough USAF ejected, PoW.
- JF Baugher
||Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]|
||Updated [Operator, Narrative, Operator]|
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