1972 January - June
July - December
   

6th January 1972


USN

F‑4B
Phantom II

152331
NJ

VF-121 Damaged     Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
20th January 1972
USAF
RF‑4C
Phantom II
68‑0573
OZ
 14th TRS/432nd TRW USAF, Udorn Barrel Roll mission. Hit by AAA 15 M S of Ban Ban Valley, Laos     Martin-Baker
Major R. K. Mock
ejected
rescued by an Air America helicopter
1.Lt. J. L. Stiles
 ejected
rescued by an Air America helicopter
Martin-Baker
   
20th January 1972
USAF
F‑4E
Phantom II
67‑0247
LC
 421st TFS/366th TFW USAF, Da Nang Hit by 23mm AAA and caught fire 20 M W of Khe Sanh, SVN     Martin-Baker
Capt C J Davis
ejected
and rescued by US Army helicopter
Capt R K Venables
ejected and rescued by US Army helicopter
Martin-Baker
   
24th January 1972
USN 
F-4J Phantom 153870
NJ
VF-121 47 miles from Miramar     Martin-Baker
Lt. C. A. Clabaugh
ejected
 LTJG S. H. Davis
ejected
Martin-Baker
   

1st February 1972


USAF

F‑4C
Phantom II

63-7450
WT
81st TFW Crashed Mount Iouf, Maniago, Italy     Martin-Baker
??
killed
??
killed
Martin-Baker
1st February 1972
USAF
F‑4D Phantom II 66‑8703
OC
13th TFS/432nd TRW, Udorn RTAFB, Thailand during take‑off
 
photo via Kristi Bast
  Martin-Baker
Pilot Paul Bast ejected too late killed WSO Capt. Lester O'Brien ejected
[2nd ejection
Martin-Baker
   
10th February 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom
Tiger FAC
66-371
"SEAFOX"
JJ
34th TFS/388th TFW Korat On dusk Steel Tiger strike - ground fire 5 M NE of Muang Fangdeng, Laos southern Laos   Martin-Baker
1st Lt. Thomas "Tom" W. Dobson ejected rescued by HH‑53C Captain John S. Murphy ejected - rescued by HH‑53C
see also 8th June 1972
POW
Martin-Baker
   
13th February 1972
USAF
F‑4D Phantom II 66‑8741
FO
435th TFS/8th TFW USAF, Ubon hydraulic failure during a strike mission     Martin-Baker
1.Lt. J. F. McCarthy Capt. G. Profitt Martin-Baker
   
Monday 14th February 1972
USN
F‑4J Phantom II 153086
No.7
Blue Angels
NAF El Centro
Crashed while practising. Struck ground during winter training   Martin-Baker
Lt. Larry Bell Watters 29
Fresno, California
killed
no occupant Martin-Baker

 

Thanks to Chuck Cronan for correcting the date of Larry's loss and providing the photo (1961 Bullard High School, Fresno, CA
in emails 14th -15th 2012

FEEDBACK

Lt. Larry Watters my bud and fellow Naval Aviator died right side up, not inverted, at winter training.  You can see him buy it on the Threshold film.
Best,
Phil "Quickdraw" Slaton
in email 11th March 2010
Larry Watters entry amended 12th March 2010

   
16th February 1972
USAF
 F‑4D Phantom II  66‑7601 FA 25th TFS/8th TFW hit by SA‑2 SAM over DMZ c20 M SE of Dong Hoi, NVN flew to the coast
Capt. W. R. Schwertfeger ejected POW

1.Lt. R. Galati ejected POW
Martin-Baker 
   
17th February 1972
USAF
F‑4D Phantom II   432nd TRW
USAF, Udorn

RESCAP. Hit by ground fire during rescue mission for downed F‑105B near Xom Quan Cat, 15 miles west of the
city of Vinh in Quang Binh Province

  Martin-Baker
Major Robert Harry Irwin
MIA/KIA
Capt. Edwin Alexander Hawley Jr.
POW
released on 12 February 1973
Martin-Baker
   
18th February 1972
USN
F‑4J Phantom II 157266
NG 207
VF‑92
USS CONSTELLATION

hit by AAA during pull‑up from attack run in southern Laos. Hydraulics failed on approach to carrier Gulf of Tonkin 75 M NE of DMZ, NVN

    Martin-Baker

pilot LT Bruce Phillip Rowe
killed

RIO Lt.JG D. L. Spence
ejected and rescued
Martin-Baker
   
3rd March 1972
USN
F-4B
Phantom II
150417
NIL 1
VF‑41
USS Coral Sea

Control failure during BARCAP mission in SEA

    Martin-Baker
Lt. K. T. Moore
ejected and
rescued
Lt. G. H. Westfall ejected and rescued Martin-Baker
   
6th March 1972
USAF
F-4E
Phantom II
69‑7552
LC
4 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang hit by AAA 20 miles northeast of Saravan      
1Lt Carter Avery Howell
KIA
1Lt Stephen Arthur Rusch
KIA
 
   
11th March 1972
USAF 
RF-4E Phantom 65-0856 173rd TRS
NE ANG
Crashed 20 miles west of Lincoln, NE, USA     Martin-Baker
Capt. D. D. Thomssen
ejected
Capt. R. L. Privett
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
13th March 1972
 
RF-4B
Phantom II
153097   Cherry Point     Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   

13th March 1972


USN

F‑4J
Phantom II

155826
AD

VF-101       Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
14th March 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65-0708
or
66-7651
36th TFW
Zaragoza Air Base, Spain
Crashed into a 2,000-foot-high mesa near Zaragoza Air Base, Spain.     Martin-Baker
Capt. Robert L. Morris
killed
1st Lt. Daniel W. Whipps
killed
Martin-Baker
14th March 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65-0708
or
66-7651
36th TFW
Zaragoza Air Base, Spain
Crashed into a 2,000-foot-high mesa near Zaragoza Air Base, Spain.     Martin-Baker
Maj. Rex M. Stewart
killed
1st Lt. Robert O. Ward
killed
Martin-Baker
   
23rd March 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 157277
AE-1
VF-41
USS Roosevelt
Ramp strike     Martin-Baker
Cdr. E. J. Hickey
ejected
Lt.Jg D. P. Curry
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
23rd March 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑8792
FA
25 TFS, 8 TFW, USAF, Uhon hit by ground fire in southern Laos     Martin-Baker
Maj James Edward Whitt
KIA
Capt James Terry Jackson
KIA
Martin-Baker
   
30th March 1972
USMC 
F-4J Phantom II 153867
VM
VMFA-451 Crashed 55 miles from Beaufort Pilot did not eject 1.Lt. J. W. Vandervort
ejected
Martin-Baker
   

6th April 1972


USAF
F‑4 Phantom II 153799
WT
VMFA-232       Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
9th April 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑7764
FA
Wolf FAC
25 TFS, 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon shot down near Ban Kate     Martin-Baker
Capt. W. M. Banks
ejected
Capt. M. J. Jacobs
ejected
Martin-Baker
   

12th April 1972


USAF
F‑4D Phantom II

66-7622

        Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
14th April 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 157252
NH-203
VF‑114, USN, USS Kitty Hawk hit by 37mm flak near the village of Cam Lo     Martin-Baker
Lt Joseph Gales Greenleaf
KIA
Lt Clemie McKinney
KIA
Martin-Baker
   
15th April 1972
USAF
F-4C Phantom II 66-0324 421 TFS, 366 TFW, Da Nang hit by a SAM near Dong Hoi Martin-Baker
Lt Col Gale A. DeSpiegler
POW
1Lt. Larry A. Trimble
No evidence of ejection
MIA
   
16th April 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65‑0771
LF
390 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang hydraulic failure     Martin-Baker
1.Lt. V. Parkhurst
ejected
1.Lt. M. De-Long
ejected
Martin-Bake
   
19th April 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom 158367
NE
VF-154 42 miles from Miramar     Martin-Baker
Lt.JG R. W. Timmester
ejected
Lt. B. L. Cooper
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
20th April 1972
also seen as
19th April 1972

USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65‑0602 421 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang Lost in southern Laos west of Kham Duc      
Capt Thomas Hugh Amos
KIA
Capt Mason Irwin Burnham
KIA
 
   
20th April 1972
USAF
RF-4C Phantom 68‑0598
OZ
14 TRS, 432 TRW, USAF, Udorn Hit by SAM on reconnaissance mission near  Dong Hoi     Martin-Baker
Major Edward Knight Elias
ejected
POW
1.Lt. Ernest S. "Woody" Clark
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
21st April 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom 66‑7494 334 TFS, 4 TFW attached to 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon Hit by a SAM explosion near Thanh Hoa. Flew towards coast     Martin-Baker
Capt D P Brown
ejected
rescued by
Navy HH‑3A SAR helicopter
Capt L W Peters
ejected
rescued by
Navy HH‑3A SAR helicopter 
Martin-Baker
   
23rd April 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom 69‑7564
LC
390 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang Hit by a SAM explosion near Trung Ngia     Martin-Baker
MAJ C. E. Hall
ejected
rescued by a USN HH‑3A
Lt. L. R. Boughner
ejected
rescued by a USN HH‑3A
Martin-Baker
   
24th April 1972
USAF
F-4 Phantom 64-0703
LA
58th TFW   2.Lt. S. W. Hall   Martin-Baker
   
27th April 1972
USN
F-4B Phantom II
NL-102
153025
NL-102
VF-51
USS CORAL SEA
shot down near Bai Thuong by a MiG flown by Hoang Quoc Dung, 921st Fighter Regiment Martin-Baker
Cdr James Burton Souder
POW
Mr. Albert R. Molinare
POW
   
27th April 1972
USMC 
F-4B Phantom II 151472
VE-12
VMFA-115 Collided with an VNAF O-1 3 miles from Da Nang     Martin-Baker
Capt. Darryl F. Dziedzic
ejected
MAJ Thomas Knowles Duffy
ejected

KIA
Martin-Baker
   
28th April 1972
USAF
F-4B Phantom II 68-0306 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang damaged by ground fire during armed reconnaissance mission     Martin-Baker
Capt. A. S. Arthur
ejected
rescued by a USAF SAR helicopter
 Capt. M. C. Francisco
ejected
rescued by a USAF SAR helicopter
Martin-Baker
   
3rd May 1972
USAF
F‑4E Phantom II 69‑7221
SA
25 TFS, 8 TFW,Ubon

OR

334th TFS/4th TFW

hit by AAA, just N of Then Cam Son, nr Tu Chinn, just N of DMZ, NVN Martin-Baker
Maj Theodore "Ted" Sienicki
POW
Timothy Robert Ayres
POW
   
5th May 1972
USAF
F‑4E Phantom II 69‑7230
SA
334th TFS/4th TFW attached to 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon Wolf FAC mission when hit by AAA, nr Ba Long, 10 M SW of Ouang Tri, SVN     Martin-Baker
Capt R W Comstock
ejected and rescued
Capt P G Kulzer
[Kulzar ?]
ejected and rescued
Martin-Baker
   

6th May 1972


USAF
F‑4D Phantom II

64-0974

        Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
   
7th May 1972
USMC
 F‑4J Phantom II 155576
WD
VMFA‑212

Hit by AAA while attacking truck convoy with SA‑2 launchers 8 M NW of Then Cam Son. Caught fire crashed 10 M E of Khe Sanh, SVN

  Martin-Baker
 pilot CAPT John Wadsworth Consolvo killed - no ejection reported

RIO CWO3 Jim J Castonguay ejected and was rescued by USAF helicopter

   
8th May 1972

also seen as 9th


USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65-0673
WR  
78th TFS
81st TFW
RAF Bentwaters, Woodbridge, UK
Crashed at El Pinar, between Autol and Alfaro,  on training mission to the range at Zaragoza, Spain.     Martin-Baker
Captain John Boesse
[Boese ?]
killed

 

Captain Ralph Travis
killed
Martin-Baker
 
   
Monday 8th May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 67-0363
or
68-0359
31st TFW
Homestead AFB
Mid air over Avon Park gunnery range south of Orlando and north of Lake Okeechobee     Martin-Baker
Major Clayton Edward Hotchkiss
40
killed

 

 

Captain William Scott Yeager
23
killed
Martin-Baker
   
Monday 8th May 1972
USAF
F-4 Phantom II 67-0363
or
68-0359
31st TFW
Homestead AFB
Mid air over Avon Park gunnery range south of Orlando and north of Lake Okeechobee     Martin-Baker
Captain Thomas Alonzo Webb
29
ejected
Captain Nick Neston Nassick
30
ejected

  

Martin-Baker
   

 9th May 1972


USAF
F‑4 Phantom II    

Mid-air collision

    Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker

 9th May 1972


USAF
F‑4 Phantom II    

Mid-air collision

    Martin-Baker
    Martin-Baker
 

Are these the two that collided on the 8th?

   
10th May 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 155800
NG 100
VF‑96

USS CONSTELLATION

Damaged by SAM explosion shortly after shooting down 3 MiG‑17s. Wingtip was blown oft and hydraulics failed. Caught fire, lost control and spun into the sea into Gulf of Tonkin off NVN,


           
photo: usn


       
    photo: usn

Martin-Baker
LT Randy H Cunningham ejected and rescued by Navy SH‑3 LTJG Willie P Driscoll ejected and rescued by Navy SH‑3 Martin-Baker
   
10th May 1972
USAF
F‑4D Phantom II 65‑0784
OY
555th TFS/432nd TRW

shot down by a MiG‑19 shortly after shooting down a MiG‑21 itself, nr Tuyen Quang, NVN

     
Maj Robert Alfred Lodge
KIA
Capt Roger C Locher
ejected
rescued
   
10th May 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 155797
NG 212
VF‑92
USS CONSTELLATION
hit in tail by AAA  Engines and electrical  systems failed following which aircraft caught fire. Nearr Hai Duong, W of Haiphong, NVN,  

  Martin-Baker

Lt. Stephen Anthony Rudloff
POW
Commander Harry Lee Blackburn Jr
DIC
Remains Returned
   
10th May 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 67‑0386 58 TFS, 432 TRW, USAF, Udorn Believed shot ot down by a MiG‑19 northeast of Yen Bai      
Capt Jeffrey Lyndol Harris
KIA
Capt Dennis Edward Wilkinson
KIA
 
   
10th May 1972
USMC
RF-4B
Phantom II
153112
TN
VMCJ-3
NAS, Fallon, Nevada
over rotation on take-off     Martin-Baker
1/Lt Fred McClendon
killed
2nd Lt. Dave Asbury
ejected during crash. Fireball caused parachute malfunction. Died of injuries
Martin-Baker
   
11th May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑0230
OY 

    F‑4D  555th TFS/432nd TRW

 
shot down by a MiG‑21, nr Thai Nguyen, c30 M NW of Hanoi, NVN, Martin-Baker
Col Joseph W. Kittinger
ejected
POW
Lt Col William J. Reich
ejected
POW
   
Thursday May 11th 1972
USAF
F-4 Phantom II   1st TFW McDill AFB Mid air over Gulf of Mexico
Crashed near Egmont Key
    Martin-Baker
Captain Thomas W. Reynolds
28
ejected
Captain William Matthews
29
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
Thursday May 11th 1972
USAF
F-4 Phantom II     Mid air over Gulf of Mexico
Was able to fly back McDill and land safely
    Martin-Baker
Captain Kenneth Joyner
27
Major Richard G. Boggert
31
Martin-Baker
   
12th May 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 66‑0299
LF
390 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang Shot down on raid into North Vietnam      
Capt Samuel Young Adair
KIA
1Lt Dennis Clarke Cressey
KIA
 
   
12th May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑8799
FO
435 TFS, 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon Contact lost near the Ban Karai Pass      
Capt Lonnie Pat Bogard
KIA
1Lt William Henry Ostermeyer
KIA
 
   
18 May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑7612
LC
421 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang Believed shot down by MiG-19 from 925th Fighter Regiment   pic  
1Lt Wesley Dallas Ratzel
KIA
1Lt Jonathan Bruce Bednarek
KIA
 
   
20th May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 65-0600
OY
 F‑4D    555th TFS/432nd TRW

Shot down by a MiG‑21 about 50 miles west of Hanoi, NVN, 

pic
 
Martin-Baker
1Lt John D Markle
ejected
rescued by HH­53
WSO Lt Col James Wesley Williams ejected
POW
   
21st May 1972
USAF
F‑4E Phantom II
LA
67‑0358  4th TFS
366th TFW,
Hit by 23mm AAA 10 miles west of Quang Tri during mining mission, pilot tried to reach Da Nang. Crashed South China Sea 25 miles north of Da Nang, South Vietnam     Martin-Baker
Lt Col R E Ross
ejected
rescued by Navy ship

see also 8th July 1972

1 Lt W N Key
ejected
rescued by Navy ship
Martin-Baker
   
21st May 1972
USN
F-4B
Phantom II
 
153032
NF 2
VA‑151
CVW‑2
USS Midway
CVA-41
Crashed during launch from USS Midway Martin-Baker
 Lt. Cdr. Harry Sampson ejected - rescued by SH‑3G Lt (jg) Richard "Dick" G Daggett [Draggett?] ejected - rescued by SH‑3G Martin-Baker
   
22nd May 1972
USAF
F‑4D 66‑7462
UP
35th TFS/3rd TFW

 attached to 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang

 Believed shot down by SA‑7 missile near Ouang Tri, South Vietnam      
ejected
rescued
ejected
rescued
 
 

 

 

1LT D. Van Liere

1LT Doyle

[is this Gene "Popeye" Doyle?]

 

22 May 1972

 

F‑4D serial ..? 35 TFS, 3 TFW attached to 366 TFW,

USAF, Da Nang

2 crew, names unknown (survived)

Another F‑4 was lost near Quang Tri on the 22nd. The aircraft was pulling up from an attack when it was hit in the starboard wing by ground fire. The crew ejected safely and were soon rescued. It is possibile that this aircraft was shot down by an SA‑7 missile although they usually posed little threat to the faster jets.

 

   
23rd May 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑8726
FO

435th TFS/8th TFW,

hit by AAA during attack on POL site near Tang Ky, north of DMZ, North Vietnam, Martin-Baker
Col William G. Byrns
POW
Col William Raymon Bean
POW
   
24th May 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 157284
AD
VF-101
USS Forrestal
      Martin-Baker
LTJG W. R. Olson
ejected
from partly submerged aircraft
Lt. T. H. Beard
ejected
at low level
Martin-Baker
   
26th May 1972
USAF
F‑4D 66‑7621 366th TFW, USAF, Da Nang hit by AAA, S of Khe Sanh, SVN      
Capt A N Arnold
ejected, rescued
Capt T F Kincaid
ejected, rescued
 
   
1st June 1972
USAF
F‑4E 69‑7299
ZF g
308th TFS 31st TFW Damaged by SAM south of Yen Bai flew back to Thailand. Was unable to make safe landing Crashed nr Udorn RTAFB on SAR for Captain Locher (10th May 1972)

 

Martin-Baker
Capt G W Hawks
ejected safely
Capt David B Dingee
ejected safely

see also 27th June 1972

Martin-Baker
   
4th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 66-0321
or
66‑0327
Number 3 
Thunderbird

Right Wing

Dulles Airport Washington IAP, VA, USA Maj. Joe Howard
ejected 1500 feet -
killed - blown back into crash fire
Martin-Baker
   
4th June 1972
USMC
F-4J Phantom 155819
WD-4
VMFA‑212, MAG‑15, USMC, Da Nang Hit by AAA about 10 miles north of Phu Cat pic   Martin-Baker
Capt Benjamin Lee Tebault
KIA
1Lt Michael Jacob Konow
KIA
Martin-Baker
   

6th June 1972


USAF
F-4D Phantom 66‑0232
OC
13 TFS, 432 TRW, USAF, Udorn SAM explosion below tail of aircraft  near Yen Bai pic pic Martin-Baker
Maj James Alan Fowler
KIA
Capt John Wayne Seuell
KIA
Martin-Baker
   
8th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 67-0303
JJ
34 TFS, 388 TFW, USAF, Korat Tiger FAC along DMZ - hit by groundfire   Martin-Baker
1st Lt. Larry Johnson ejected
rescued
Captain John S. Murphy
ejected - POW
(see also 10th February 1972)
   
13th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II
[belonging to 308 TFS, 31 TFW]
67-0365
ZF
555TFS 432 TRW Udorn Thailand Shot down by MiG.
Lost  a
bout 25 miles northeast of Yen Bai
Martin-Baker
1st Lt Gregg O. Hanson
ejected
north of Tuyen Quang
POW
[released 28th March 1973]
1st Lt. Richard J. Fulton
ejected
north of Tuyen Quang
POW
[released 28th March 1973]
Martin-Baker
   
18th June 1972
also seen as 19th

USN
F-4J
Phantom II
157273
NH-107
VF-213
USS KITTY HAWK
BARCAP mission over Hon Nieu island. Hit by 23mm AAA     Martin-Baker
LCDR Roy Cash
ejected
LT R. J. Laib
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
21st June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 69‑0282
SA
334 TFS, 4 TFUJ attached to 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon Shot down by missile from MiG-21 near Piu Tho Martin-Baker
Lt Col George A. Rose
POW
Lt Col Peter A. Callaghan
POW
   
24th June 1972
USAF
F-4D Phantom II 66‑7636
FA
25 TFS, 8 TFW, USAF, Ubon Shot down by missile from MiG-21 near Thai Nguyen  

 

Martin-Baker
1st Lt. James. L. McCarty
MIA
Lt. Charles Allen Jackson Martin-Baker
   
24th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 66‑0315
LC
421 TFS, 366 TFW, USAF, Da Nang Shot down by missile from MiG-21 near Thai Nguyen Martin-Baker
Capt. David B. Grant
POW
Lt Col William D. Beekman
   
26th June 1972
US
F-4J Phantom II 158364
NE
VF‑154
NAS Fallon, NV, USA
Mid-air collision with F‑4J 158379 during simulated airstrike     Martin-Baker
LT. B. L. Cooper
ejected
Ensign J. L. Heitmanek
ejected
Martin-Baker
   
26th June 1972
USN
F-4J Phantom II 158379
NE
VF‑154
NAS Fallon, NV, USA
Mid-air collision with F‑4J 158364 during simulated airstrike     Martin-Baker
LT. J. C. Chehansky
ejected
LTJG C. Jack Winstead
ejected
died
Martin-Baker
Thanks to Felix R Tormes MD FACS CAPT MC (FS) USN (RET) for additional details on the loss. (in email 6th August 2012)
   
27th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 67‑0243
ZF

308 TFS, 31 TFW attached to 432 TRW,

 USAF, Udorn

 
Shot down by missile from MiG-21 Martin-Baker
Col David B. Dingee
ejected
POW

see also
1st June 1972

John P. Cerak
ejected
POW
   

27th June 1972


USAF

F-4E Phantom II 68‑0314
ZF

08 TFS, 31 TFW attached to 432 TRW,

 USAF, Udorn

 
SAM over Gia Lam Airport   pic Martin-Baker
Lt. Farrell J. Sullivan - Killed in Aircraft Lt Col Richard "Dick" Logan Francis
ejected
POW

 

Martin-Baker
   
27th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 69‑7271
 
366 TFW, USAF, Takhli Shot down by missile from MiG-21   Martin-Baker
Capt Lynn A Aikman
ejected
Captain Thomas J. Hanton
ejected
POW
Martin-Baker
   
27th June 1972
USAF
F-4E Phantom II 69‑7296 366 TFW, USAF, Takhli Shot down by missile from MiG-21   Martin-Baker
Maj R C Miller
ejected
Lt. Richard H. McDow
ejected
POW
Martin-Baker
   
28th June 1972
USN
F-4B Phantom II 151443
AD
VF-101        
     
 

 

update

04/06/72 66-0321 is the correct serial, 327 went to Israel.

update

24/06/72 66-0315 was at Edwards and is preserved in Missouri- should be 68-0315