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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 57313
Last updated: 25 November 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG21 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Mikojan-Gurjevič MiG-21PFL
Owner/operator:North Vietnam Air Force
Registration: 4028
C/n / msn: 772205
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Over Bac Can, near Thai Nguyen -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Noi Bai AB
Destination airport:
sd by F-105 H=6000-8000m pilot Nyi ejected safetly

Shot down by F-4C (64-752) of 480th TFS / 35th TFW flown by Major P.J. Gilmore and 1st Lt W.T. Smith. Weapon used: AIM-9 Sidewinder AAM.

Pilot: Nguyen Hong Nhi - ejected. (Injured spine while ejecting)


Osprey - Aircraft of the aces Nr 135 [MiG-21 aces of the Vietnam War]

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Revision history:

10-Jan-2009 11:55 ASN archive Added
17-May-2013 16:09 Nepa Updated [Aircraft type]
01-Oct-2015 18:36 lindr Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Country, Phase, Narrative]
25-Nov-2019 20:20 Rayscorpio Updated [Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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