Aircraft by type

North American T-28 Trojan
Losses and Bail-Outs


                                                                                                                       via Jim Strickland
VA-122 T-28 Trojan

 

Date User   Serial Sqn Notes Crew photo seat
10th June 1952 US T-28 51-3619 x x x x x
3rd April 1954 US T-28 137686 x x x x x
19th July 1954 US T-28 137717 x x x x x
21st August 1954 US T-28 137768 x x x x x
30th September 1954 US T-28 137722 x x x x x
20th November 1954 US T-28 137809 x x x x x
23rd January 1955 US T-28 137695 x x x x x
16th February 1955 US T-28 138133 x x x x x
18th February 1955 US T-28 138121 x x x x x
23rd February 1955 US T-28 137797 x x x x x
23rd February 1955 US T-28 138107 x x x x x
1st May 1955 US T-28 137740 x x x x x
27th June 1955 US T-28 138131 x x x x x
27th June 1955 US T-28 138169 x x x x x
27th July 1955 US T-28 137710 x x x x x
27th July 1955 US T-28 137720 x x x x x
29th November 1955 US T-28 138337 x x x x x
12th May 1956 US T-28 138197 x x x x x
07th June 1956 US T-28 138269 x x x x x
8th June 1956 US T-28 138132 x x x x x
3rd August 1956 US T-28 137714 x x x x x
3rd August 1956 US T-28 138161 x x x x x
8th August 1956 US T-28 138323 x x x x x
27th September 1956 US T-28 140518 x x x x x
28th September 1956 US T-28 140471 x x x x x
15th October 1956 US T-28 138188 x x x x x
18th October 1956 US T-28 137744 x x x x x
19th November 1956 US T-28 137791 x x x x x
21st November 1956 US T-28 138342 x x x x x
14th December 1956 US T-28 138255 x x x x x
31st January 1957 US T-28 140508 x x x x x
15th March 1957 US T-28 137665 x x x x x
28th March 1957 US T-28 140584 x x x x x
23rd May 1957 US T-28 140017 x x x x x
31st May 1957 US T-28 140594 x x x x x
3rd June 1957 US T-28 140469 x x x x x
14th June 1957 US T-28 137660 x x x x x
19th June 1957 US T-28 140605 x x x x x
29th June 1957 US T-28 140045 x x x x x
26th August 1957 US T-28 138295 x x x x x
4th September 1957 US T-28 140027 x x x x x
10th October 1957 US T-28 140072 x x x x x
22th October 1957 US T-28 138304 x x x x x
1st November 1957 US T-28 140560 x x x x x
21st November 1957 US T-28 140013 x x x x x
26th November 1957 US T-28 137772 x x x x x
27th November 1957 US T-28 140606 x x x x x
5th December 1957 US T-28 138177 x x x x x
3rd February 1958 US T-28 137659 x x x x x
7th February 1958 US T-28 140032 x x x x x
4th March 1958 US T-28 140624 x x x x x
8th March 1958 US T-28 140559 x x x x x
21st April 1958 US T-28 140598 x x x x x
22nd April 1958 US T-28 140034 x x x x x
30th April 1958 US T-28 138252 x x x x x
16th May 1958 US T-28 140572 x x x x x
29th July 1958 US T-28 137715 x x x x x
11th August 1958 US T-28 140562 x x x x x
4th September 1958 US T-28 138237 x x x x x
21st September 1958 US T-28 138193 x x x x x
25th September 1958 US T-28 140498 x x x x x
26th September 1958 US T-28 137656 x x x x x
14th October 1958 US T-28 140499 x x x x x
14th October 1958 US T-28 140517 x x x x x
14th October 1958 US T-28 146278 x x x x x
23rd October 1958 US T-28 140633 x x x x x
28th October 1958 US T-28 138250 x x x x x
14th November 1958 US T-28 138126 x x x x x
19th November 1958 US T-28 140493 x x x x x
6th December 1958 US T-28 137670 x x x x x
10th December 1958 US T-28 137654 x x x x x
12th December 1958 US T-28 137725 x x x x x
12th December 1958 US T-28 138244 x x x x x
16th December 1958 US T-28 140497 x x x x x
19th December 1958 US T-28 146245 x x x x x
8th January 1959 US T-28 140460 x x x x x
8th January 1959 US T-28 140664 x x x x x
10th January 1959 US T-28 140588 x x x x x
7th March 1959 US T-28 51-3708 x x x x x
20th March 1959 US T-28 140656 x x x x x
9th April 1959 US T-28 137783 x x x x x
14th April 1959 US T-28 140587 x x x x x
11th May 1959 US T-28 137758 x x x x x
4th June 1959 US T-28 138185 x x x x x
12th June 1959 US T-28 140612 x x x x x
30th June 1959 US T-28 140628 x x x x x
9th July 1959 US T-28 137681 x x x x x
14th July 1959 US T-28 138186 x x x x x
05th August 1959 US T-28 140059 x x x x x
15th August 1959 US T-28 140478 x x x x x
3rd September 1959 US T-28 140494 x x x x x
16th September 1959 US T-28 140504 x x x x x
18th September 1959 US T-28 137794 x x x x x
29th September 1959 US T-28 146256 x x x x x
30th September 1959 US T-28 140599 x x x x x
18th March 1960 US T-28 137705 x x x x x
3rd April 1960 US T-28 138198 x x x x x
25th April 1960 US T-28 138297 x x x x x
6th June 1960 US T-28 138293 x x x x x
23rd June 1960 US T-28 140014 x x x x x
28th June 1960 US T-28 137638 x x x x x
20th July 1960 US T-28 138204 x x x x x
27th July 1960 US T-28 140453 x x x x x
17th August 1960 US T-28 140054 x x x x x
24th August 1960 US T-28 138264 x x x x x
26th September 1960 US T-28 138190 x x x x x
4th October 1960 US T-28 140024 x x x x x
24th October 1960 US T-28 138367 x x x x x
24th October 1960 US T-28 140011 x x x x x
14th November 1960 US T-28 140571 x x x x x
3rd January 1961 US T-28 137755 x x x x x
?? February 1961 US T-28 ? x x x x x
28th February 1961
13:00
USN T-28B
Trojan
138318
2G
VT-2 Ran off the runway  
NavCad P. C. Moore Jr. 
injured sustaining burns
  Parachute
(back type)
28th February 1961
15:30
USN T-28B
Trojan
137761
2W

VT-3
Red Knights
NATC Whiting Field
Mid-Air collision south east of Munson, Black River State Forest, about 45 miles northeast of Pensacola   Parachute
(back type)
LTJG Herbert French
killed 
NavCad James F.  Strickland
bailed out
Parachute
(back type)
28th February 1961
15:30
USN T-28B
Trojan
140033
2W

VT-3
Red Knights
NATC Whiting Field
Mid-Air collision south east of Munson, Black River State Forest, about 45 miles northeast of Pensacola     Parachute
(back type)
LT Andrew E. Braunchweiger
bailed out
LT Manoel van der Haagen Silva
bailed out
Parachute
(back type)
30th March 1961 US T-28 140618 x x x x x
8th May 1961 US T-28 140665 x x x x x
29th May 1961 US T-28 140629 x x x x x
3rd June 1961 US T-28 138114 x x x x x
22nd June 1961 US T-28 140021 x x x x x
24th June 1961 US T-28 137737 x x x x x
12th September 1961 US T-28 140026 x x x x x
10th October 1961 US T-28 140623 x x x x x
19th October 1961 US T-28 137781 x x x x x
28th November 1961 US T-28 140055 x x x x x
28th November 1961 US T-28 140600 x x x x x
9th March 1962 US T-28 140603 x x x x x
9th April 1962 US T-28 138167 x x x x x
18th April 1962 US T-28 140660 x x x x x
19th April 1962 US T-28 146269 x x x x x
4th May 1962 US T-28 137735 x x x x x
31th May 1962 US T-28 146264 x x x x x
11th June 1962 US T-28 146277 x x x x x
06th July 1962 US T-28 140507 x x x x x
26th July 1962 US T-28 137784 x x x x x
28th August 1962 First American fighter pilot killed in Vietnam
US Farmgate
FT-28
53-8376 6th Fighter Squadron, 1st Air Commando Group and temporarily assigned to Det 2A, Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam
Shot down by small arms fire near Lac ‑Hoa village at My Thanh in Soc Trang Province'
     
Capt Robert Lewis Simpson (KIA) Lt Hoa, VNAF (KIA)  
12th September 1962 US T-28 137748 x x x x x
16th October 1962 USAF Farmgate
FT-28
53‑8365 6th Fighter Squadron, 1st Air Commando Group and temporarily assigned to Det 2A, Bien Hoa Air Base, South Vietnam shot down as an escort during a rescue mission and crash landed     No ejection seat, nor parachute extraction systems fitted to this type of aircraft
Capt Bill L Chambers (survived)
minor injuries
No other  crew member
14th January 1963 US T-28 137776 x x x x x
14th January 1963 US T-28 140463 x x x x x
24th January 1963 US T-28 138290 x x x x x
5th February 1963 US T-28 140634 x x x x x
22th February 1963 US T-28 138315 x x x x x
27th March 1963 US T-28 138296 x x x x x
27th March 1963 US T-28 52-1242 x x x x x
17th April 1963 US T-28 140538 x x x x x
5th May 1963 US T-28D
Farm Gate
53‑8370 Detachment 2A,1 ACG, USAF, Bien Hoa Burned on runway after hitting a parked aircraft tug      
OK OK  
    `38370' x x x x x
8th May 1963 US T-28 138332 x x x x x
13th June 1963 US T-28 146276 x x x x x
27th June 1963 US T-28D
Farm Gate
53‑8375 6th Ftr Sq, TDY to Det 2A,1 ACG, USAF, Bien Hoa Crashed during a close air support mission pic    
Capt Condon Hunter Terry (KIA) VNAF observer, name unknown (KIA)  
15th July 1963 US T-28 140644 x x x x x
18th July 1963 US T-28 140555 x x x x x
7th August 1963 US T-28 140640 x x x x x
23rd August 1963 US T-28 140648 x x x x x
10th September 1963 US T-28 53‑8367 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Shot down by ground fire during Viet Cong forces attack on Soc Trang air­field      
Capt E C Meek (survived) VNAF observer, name unknown (survived)  
8th October 1963
VNAF
T-28 53‑8373
Grad OK 02
1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa 43 miles from Danang, RVN      
Capt Dean Amick Wadsworth (KIA)
VNAF observer, name unknown (KIA)
 
8th October 1963
CHECK DATE

VNAF
T-28     Shot down by AAA near An Giang Province on Cambodian border      
USAF pilot OK
VNAF
Co-pilot OK
 
30th October 1963 US T-28 140604 x x x x x
19th November 1963 US T-28 146251 x x x x x
20th December 1963 US T-28   6th Fighter Sq Florida Capt Thomas H. O’Brien    
14th January 1964 US T-28D 53‑8372 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Crash landed after being hit during close air support mission      
Capt E M Adkins (survived) VNAF observer, name unknown (survived)  
21st January 1964 US T-28D 53‑8374 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Engine failure. Crashed pilot, name unknown (survived)    
18th February 1964 US T-28D 53‑8369 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Hit by ground fire during attack on Viet Cong forces      
unknown (survived) unknown (survived)  
19th February 1964 US T-28D 53‑8855 6th Fighter Sq TDY to 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Shot down in Phuong Dinh province attacking Viet Cong forces South Vietnam      
Capt Bernard Francis Lukasik (KIA) VNAF observer, name unknown (KIA)  
20th February 1964 US T-28 146248 x x x x x
20th February 1964
VNAF
T-28     Shot down by AAA 90 miles south west of Saigon in Mekong Delta      
USAF pilot killed Vietnamese Co-pilot OK  
24th March 1964 US T-28D 53-8362 1st Air Commando Sq lost a wing during a dive bombing run near Soc Trang, South Vietnam      
Captain Edwin G. Shank Jr.
VNAF observer, name unknown KIA
 
9th April 1964 US T‑28D

VNAF
53‑8361 1 Air Commando Sq [ACS], 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Lost both wings in a strafing attack South Vietnam      
Capt Robert Newton Brumet
KIA
LINK

VNAF observer, name unknown KIA
 
14th April 1964 US T-28 137774 x x x x x
1st May 1964 US T-28D 53‑8368 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa Engine failure. Crashed on take-off name unknown (survived)    
04th May 1964 US T-28 137731 x x x x x
26th May 1964 US T-28 137647 x x x x x
25th June 1964 US T-28 137650 x x x x x
26th June 1964 US T-28D 51-7871 1 ACS, 34 TG, USAF, Bien Hoa shot down      
Capt E S Johnson

(survived)
rescued by helo
name unknown

 (survived)
rescued by helo
 
23rd July 1964 US T-28 146284 x x x x x
18th August 1964
Royal Laotian AF
T-28     Shot down by Pathet Lao during a close air support mission in the northwest sector of the Plain of Jars      
     
19th August 1964
Royal Laotian AF
T-28     Shot down  by Pathet Lao during rescue effort linked to T-28 lost on 18th      
     
20th August 1964
Royal Laotian AF
T-28     Shot down  by Pathet Lao during rescue effort  linked to T-28 lost on 18th      
     
18th September 1964 US T-28 137719 x x x x x
18th September 1964 US T-28 140450 x x x x x
09th October 1964 US T-28 138235 x x x x x
23rd October 1964 US T-28 140609 x x x x x
2nd November 1964 US T-28 140506 x x x x x
17th November 1964 US T-28 138200 x x x x x
19th November 1964 US T-28D 51-7870

Detachment 6,1 ACW attached to 35 TACG, USAF, Udorn

Shot down by AAA in South Vietnam      
Capt George Henry Albrecht
4410th Cmbt Crew Tng Sq
(KIA)
1 Lt Leonard Paul Hudson
4410th Cmbt Crew Tng Sq
(KIA)
 
19th November 1964 US T-28D   Detachment 6,1 ACW attached to 35 TACG, USAF, Udorn Shot down by AAA in South Vietnam      
Maj Otis Gordon, Jr.
4410th Cmbt Crew Tng Sq
(KIA)
Capt Edwin Raymond Eason
850th Fld Maint Sq
(KIA)
 
04th January 1965 US T-28 137642 x x x x x
1st April 1965 US T-28 138254 x x x x x
06th April 1965 US T-28 137694 x x x x x
7th April 1965 US T-28 146293 x x x x x
26th April 1965 US T-28   605th Air Commando Sq
TDY to USAF Mission, Peru
Peru Capt James W. Harper, Jr.    
2nd May 1965 US T-28 138267 x x x x x
20th June 1965 US T-28 140554 x x x x x
24th November 1965 US T-28 137739 x x x x x
6th April 1966 US T-28   TDY to 4410th Cmbt Crew Tng Wg Florida Capt.  Dennis L. Anderson
3646th Pilot Tng Wg
Capt.  Hubert L. Blake
3561ST Pilot Tng Sq
 
27th June 1966 US T-28   3512th Pilot Tng Sq Texas Capt Mark E.  Blizzard    
14th July 1966 US T-28 140512 x x x x x
11th August 1966 US T-28 137780 x x x x x
25th August 1966 US T-28 140577 x x x x x
23rd October 1966 US T-28D 49-1582

606 ACS, 634 CSG, USAF, Nakhon Phanom

crashed near Nakhon Phanom during a test flight      
Lt Col William J Newton (KWF) Capt Samuel J Baker (KWF)  
7th November 1966   T-28D   TDY to Det 1
606th Air Commando Sq
Thailand Capt  Paul M. Bayliss    
17th January 1967 US T-28D 49-1604 606 ACS, 634 CSG, USAF, Nakhon Phanom hit in the starboard wing by AAA on approach Bird Dog crash site near Ban Loumpourn      
Capt William Keith Cogdell (KIA)    
10th March 1967 US T-28 138328 x x x x x
30th March 1967 US T-28 146250 x x x x x
31st March 1967 US T-28 140541 x x x x x
1st April 1967 US T-28D 49-1559 606 ACS, 634 CSG, USAF, Nakhon Phanom  Hit by 37mm ground fire on night armed reconnaissance mission. Crashed near  Ban Boung in southern Laos      
Maj David Richard Williams (KIA) Maj Robert Allen Govan (KIA)  
13th April 1967 US T-28 140479 x x x x x
10th May 1967 US T-28 138123 x x x