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United States Air Force 602nd Fighter Squadron (C)

A-1H Skyraider


31st May 1968

NKP, Thailand
Major Edward W. Leonard

                                                                                   via Ed Leonard January 2006

"Used Yankee extraction system at about 250kts and less than 100 feet."



"After being shot down while flying a rescue mission over Laos, I managed to
avoid capture for two days.
Captured 2nd June 1967. While sitting in a tree, a Communist soldier
Iying in a hammock, looked up and saw me."

"Returned to US military control 27th March 1973"


Ed Leonard January 2006

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Major Ed Leonard