Đặng Ngọc Ngự

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Đặng Ngọc Ngự was a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 pilot of the Vietnamese People's Air Force who flew with the 921st fighter regiment and tied for third place amongst Vietnam War fighter aces with seven kills.[1]

The following kills are known to be credited to him by the VPAF:[2][3]

  • 22 May 1967, a US Air Force F-4C (pilot Perrine, WSO Backus);
  • 10 May 1972, a USAF F-4E;
  • 8 July 1972, a USAF F-4E (pilot Ross, WSO Imaye).

He was shot down and killed on 15 Aug 1972 by an F-4E after a brief engagement NW of Hanoi. Capts Fred Sheffler and Mark Massen (336th TFS, 4th TFW, TDY to Ubon AB, Thailand) thwarted his attack and launched an AIM-7 that ended his career.[4]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gordon, Yefim MiG-21, Midland Publishing 2008. ISBN 978-1-85780-257-3
  2. ^ Vietnamese Air-to-Air Victories, Part 1
  3. ^ Vietnamese Air-to-Air Victories, Part 2
  4. ^ Davies, Peter F-4 Phantom II vs MiG-21, Osprey Publishing 2008, p67, ISBN 978-1-84603-316-2"