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Mig Killer #463 in the Revetment at Udorn, RTAFB, Thailand

 

Information on Mig Kills, The Men, Their Air Craft and Units, will be posted in the order I receive them. Photographs will also be added as received.

Units will be added to the list as research and time permit. 

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Air Force

 Mig Kill Aces


Air Crew

Name

Unit

Aircraft

Kills

Crew Position

DeBellevue, Chuck

555 TFS F-4D/E

6

WSO

Ritchie, Steve

555 TFS F-4D/E

5

Pilot

Feinstein, Jeff 13 TFS F-4D/E 5 WSO


Navy

 Mig Kill Aces


  Air Crew

Name

Unit

Aircraft

Kills

Crew Position

Cunningham, Randall

VF-96 F-4J

5

Pilot

Driscoll, William

VF-96 F-4J

5

WSO



Air Force

B-52 "Gunner"

 Mig Killers


SSgt Samuel O. Turner          Mig-21         B-52 #6676     Call Sign Brown 3

On 18 December 1972 near Hanoi , North Vietnam SSgt Turner, a B-52 Fire Control Operator (Gunner), shot down a MIG-21.  For his action the 30 year old Atlanta , Georgia native was awarded the Silver Star.  Turner retired from the Air Force with the rank of MSgt.  He passed away 12 April 1985 as the result of an illness.

AIC Albert E. Moore             MIG-21          B-52 #5083     Call Sign Ruby 03

On 24 December 1972 near the Thai Nguyen railroad yards, North Vietnam.   Moore, a B-52 Fire Control Operator (Gunner), shot down a MIG-21.   


Air Force "Mig Killer" Aircraft

Aircraft/Serial#

Unit

Aircraft Kills

First Kill/s Last Kill/s

66-463

555 TFS

6

1 March 1972

 15 Oct 72

66-601

435 TFS

2 1/2

6 November 1967 (2)

19Dec 67 (1/2)

67-210

58 TFS

1

2 Jun 1972

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 Navy "Mig Killer" Aircraft

Aircraft/Serial#

Unit

Aircraft Kills

First Kill/s Last Kill/s

155800

VF-96

3

10 May 1972

10 May 1972 

157267

VF-96

2

19 Jan 1972

8 May 1972


 Postwar "Mig Killer" Aircraft

 

Serial Number

Description

66-463

Taken 13 May 1980 while assigned with the 31st TFW.  The aircraft eventually was sent to the Air Force Academy in Colorado where it is on static display.  Aircraft credited with "6" Kills.

67-210

Taken in the 80's while assigned to the 4th TFW/335th TFS. Credited with 1 kill 2 Jun 72 while with the 432nd TRW/58th TFS Udorn AB, Thailand.  Photo by Arnold Willey
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

 

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