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Old 27th April 2018, 18:03
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Re: C-130 shot down by F-100s?


Scramble's " US Military Aircraft Mishaps 1950-2004"

23 May 69
150119 - A4E - WL - VMA-311, 16 M NW of Da Many, SVN,hit by AAA during napalm run, pilot ejected safely. ( who was he and did he return safely ?).
68-15392 - UH-1H - 155th AHC, NF Highway 13, NF Phumi Kantuot, Kracheh province, Cambodia. Hit by ground fire and crashed, 4 killed. 5 survived. ( who were these airmen and did the survivors return safely ?).
63-7789 - C-130E - LM - 316th TAW, into English Channel 15 M N of Alderney, S of Bournemouth, UK.Crashed after being stolen from RAF Mildenhall by Sgt. Paul Meyer who was homesick - ran out of fuel eventually. Pilot killed.

So there were others this day that should not be forgotten.

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