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Appendix E. Enemy Aircraft Shot Down by Naval Aviators in Southeast Asia, 1965 - 1973

                                
              Shot    Aircraft Squadron    Pilot
Date          Down    Type     Carrier No. NFO 
17 Jun 1965   MiG-17   F-4     VF-21       CDR Louis Page                                                 41      LCDR John C. Smith, Jr.  

17 Jun 1965   MiG-17   F-4     VF-21       LT Jack E. D. Batson, Jr.
                              CVA-41       LCDR Robert B. Doremus

20 Jun 1965   MiG-17   A-l     VA-25       LT Clinton B. Johnson
                              CVA-41                                 

20 Jun 1965   MiG-17   A-1      VA-25      LTJG Charles W. Hartman III                                    41	         
                               
12 Jun 1966   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      CDR Harold L. Marr
                               CVA-19 
                                    
21 Jun 1966   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      LT Eugene J. Chancy
                               CVA-19         

21 Jun 1966   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      LT Phillip V. Vampatella
                              CVA-19

13 Jul 1966   MiG-17   F-4     VF-161      LT William M. McGuigan
                              CVA-64       LTJG Robert M. Fowler

 9 Oct 1966   MiG-21   F-8     VF-162      CDR Richard M. Bellinger
                              CVA-34

 9 Oct 1966   MiG-17   A-l     VA-176      LTJG William T. Patton
                              CVA-11

20 Dec 1966   AN-2     F-4     VF-114      LT H. Dennis Wisely
                              CVA-63       LTJG David L. Jordan

20 Dec 1966   AN-2     F-4     VF-213      LT David A. McRae
                              CVA-63       ENS David N. Nichols

24 Apr 1967   MiG-17   F-4     VF-114      LT H. Dennis Wisely
                              CVA-63       LTJG Gareth L. Anderson

24 Apr 1967   MiG-17   F-4     VF-114      LCDR Charles E. Southwick                                      63      ENS James W. Laing

 1 May 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      LCDR Marshall O. Wright
                              CVA-31
  
 1 May 1967   MiG-17   A-4     VA-76       LCDR Theodore R. Swartz
                              CVA-31

19 May 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      CDR Paul H. Speer
                              CVA-31

19 May 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      LTJG Joseph M. Shea
                               CVA-31

19 May 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-24       LCDR Bobby Clyde Lee
                              CVA-31

19 May 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-24       LT Phillip R. Wood
                              CVA-31

21 Jul 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-24       CDR Marion H. Isaacks
                              CVA-31

21 Jul 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-24       LCDR Robert L. Kirkwood
                              CVA-31

21 Jul 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-211      LCDR Ray G. Hubbard, Jr.
                              CVA-31

10 Aug 1967   MiG-21   F-4     VF-142      LTJG Guy H. Freeborn
                              CVA-64       ENS Robert J. Elliot

10 Aug 1967   MiG-21   F-4     VF-142      LCDR Robert C. Davis
                              CVA-64       LCDR Gayle O. Elie

26 Oct 1967   MiG-21   F-4     VF-143      LTJG Robert P. Hickey, Jr.
                              CVA-64       LTJG Jeremy G. Morris

30 Oct 1967   MiG-17   F-4     VF-142      LCDR Eugene P. Lund
                              CVA-64       LTJG James R. Borst

14 Dec 1967   MiG-17   F-8     VF-162      LT Richard E. Wyman
                               CVA-34

26 Jun 1968   MiG-21   F-8     VF-51       CDR Lowell R. Myers
                              CVA-31

 9 Jul 1968   MiG-17   F-8     VF-191      LCDR John B. Nichols III
                              CVA-14

10 Jul 1968   MiG-21   F-4     VF-33       LT Roy Cash, Jr.
                              CVA-66       LT Joseph E. Kain, Jr.

29 Jul 1968   MiG-17   F-8     VF-53       CDR Guy Cane
                              CVA-31

 1 Aug 1968   MiG-21   F-8     VF-51       LT Norman K. McCoy
                              CVA-31

19 Sep 1968   MiG-21   F-8     VF-111      LT Anthony J. Nargi
                               CVA-11

28 Mar 1970   MiG-21   F-4     VF-142      LT Jerome E. Beaulier
                              CVA-64       LT Steven J. Barkley

19 Jan 1972   MiG-21   F-4      VF-96      LTJG Randall H. Cunningham                                     64      LTJG William P. Driscoll

 6 Mar 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-111      LT Garry Lee Weigand
                               CVA-43      LTJG William C. Freckleton

 6 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-51       LCDR Jerry B. Houston
                              CVA-43       LT Kevin T. Moore

 6 May 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-114      LT Robert G. Hughes
                              CVA-63       LTJG Adolph J. Cruz

 6 May 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-114      LCDR Kenneth W. Pettigrew
                              CVA-63       LTJG Michael J. McCabe

 8 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Randall H. Cunningham
                              CVA-64       LTJG William P. Driscoll

10 May 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-92       LT Curt Dose
                              CVA-64       LCDR James McDevitt

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Matthew J. Connelly III
                              CVA-64       LT Thomas J. J. Blonski

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-51       LT Roy A. Morris, Jr.
                              CVA-43       LT Kenneth Lee Cannon

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Matthew J. Connelly III
                              CVA-64       LT Thomas J. J. Blonski

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Randall H. Cunningham
                              CVA-64       LTJG William P. Driscoll

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Randall H. Cunningham
                              CVA-64       LTJG William P. Driscoll

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Randall H. Cunningham
                              CVA-64       LTJG William P. Driscoll

10 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-96       LT Steven C. Shoemaker
                              CVA-64       LTJG Keith Virgil Crenshaw

18 May 1972   MiG-19   F-4     VF-161      LT Henry A. Bartholomay
                              CVA-41       LT Oran R. Brown

18 May 1972   MiG-19   F-4     VF-161      LT Patrick E. Arwood
                              CVA-41       LT James M. Bell

23 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-161      LCDR Ronald E. McKeown
                              CVA-41       LT John C. Ensch

23 May 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-161      LCDR Ronald E. McKeown
                              CVA-41       LT John C. Ensch

11 Jun 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-51       CDR Foster S. Teague
                              CVA-43       LT Ralph M. Howell

11 Jun 1972   MiG-17   F-4     VF-51       LT William W. Copeland
                              CVA-43       LT Donald R. Bouchoux

21 Jun 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-31       CDR Samuel C. Flynn, Jr.
                              CVA-60       LT William H. John

10 Aug 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-103      LCDR Robert E. Tucker, Jr.
                              CVA-60       LTJG Samuel B. Edens

11 Sep 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VMFA-333    MAJ Lee T. Lassiter
                               CVA-66      CAPT John D. Cummings

28 Dec 1972   MiG-21   F-4     VF-142      LTJG Scott H. Davis
                              CVAN-65      LTJG Geoffrey Hugh Ulrich

12 Jan 1973   MiG-17   F-4     VF-161      LT Victor T. Kovaleski
                               CVA-41      LT James A. Wise

Carriers with their hull numbers

SOURCE: United States Naval Aviation, 1910-1980. Washington: Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Air Warfare)/Commander, Naval Air Systems Command, 1981.


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