List of United States aerial victories of the Vietnam War

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The following is a list of United States aerial victories of the Vietnam War:

Date Squadron Aircraft Weapon Pilot Radar Intercept/Weapons System Officer Aircraft destroyed Notes
1965 April 4[1] 416th TFS F-100D 20mm Kilgus D. CPT N/A MiG-17 listed as probable kill
1965 April 9[2] VF-96 F-4B Murphy T. LTJG Fegan R. ENS MiG-17 (PLAAF)
1965 June 17[3] VF-21 F-4B AIM-7 Page L. CDR Smith J. LTCDR MiG-17
1965 June 17[3] VF-21 F-4B AIM-7 Batson J. LT Doremus R. LTCDR MiG-17
1965 June 20[4] VA-25 A-1 20mm Johnson C. LT N/A MiG-17 shared kill with other VA-25 aircraft
1965 June 20[4] VA-25 A-1 20mm Hartman C. LTJG N/A MiG-17 shared kill with other VA-25 aircraft
1965 July 10[5] 45th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Roberts T. CPT Anderson R. CPT MiG-17
1965 July 10[5] 45th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Holcombe K. CPT Clark A. CPT MiG-17
1966 April 23[5] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Cameron M. CPT Evans R. 1LT MiG-17
1966 April 23[5] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Blake R. CPT George S. 1LT MiG-17
1966 April 26[5] 480th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Gilmore P. MAJ Smith W. 1LT MiG-21
1966 April 29[5] 555th TFS F-4C Manoevuring Keith L. CPT Bleakley R. 1LT MiG-17
1966 April 30[5] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Golberg L. CPT Hardgrave G. 1LT MiG-17
1966 May 12[5] 390th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Dudley W. MAJ Kringelis I. 1LT MiG-17
1966 June 12[6] VF-211 F-8E Marr H. CDR N/A MiG-17
1966 June 13 VF-161 F-4B AIM-9 MiG-17
1966 June 21[6] VF-211 F-8E AIM-9D Vampatella P. LTJG N/A MiG-17
1966 June 21[6] VF-211 F-8E AIM-9D Chancy E. LT N/A MiG-17
1966 June 29[5] 388th TFW F-105D 20mm Tracy F. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1966 July 13[3] VF-161 F-4B AIM-7 McGuigan W. LT Fowler R. LTJG MiG-17
1966 July 14[5] 480th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Swendner W. CPT Buttell D. 1LT MiG-21
1966 July 14[5] 480th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Martin R. 1LT Krieps R. 1LT MiG-21
1966 August 18[5] 34th TFS F-105D 20mm Blank K. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1966 September 16[5] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Jameson J. 1LT Rose D. 1LT MiG-17
1966 September 21[5] 421st TFS F-105D 20mm Richter K. 1LT N/A MiG-17
1966 September 21[5] 333rd TFS F-105D 20mm Wilson F. 1LT N/A MiG-17
1966 October 9[4]:255 VA-176 A-1 20mm Patton W. LTJG N/A MiG-21
1966 October 9[6] VF-162 F-8E Bellinger D. CDR N/A MiG-17
1966 November 5[5]:119 480th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Tuck J. MAJ Rabeni J. 1LT MiG-21
1966 November 5[5]:119 480th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Latham W. 1LT Klause K. 1LT MiG-21
1966 December 4[5]:119 469th TFS F-105D 20mm Dickey R. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1966 December 20[7] VF-114 F-4B AIM-7 Wisely H. LT Jordan D. LTJG An-2
1966 December 20[7] VF-213 F-4B AIM-7 McRae D. LT Nichols D. ENS An-2
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Wetterhahn R. 1LT Sharp J. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Radeker W. CPT Murray J. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Olds R. COL Clifton C. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 555th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Raspberry E. CPT Western R. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-7 Combies P. MAJ Dutton L. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-7 Stone J. CPT Dunnegan C. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 2[5]:119[8] 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-7 Glynn L. 1LT Cary L. 1LT MiG-21 Operation Bolo
1967 January 6[5]:119 555th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Pascoe R. CPT Wells N. 1LT MiG-21
1967 January 6[5]:119 555th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Hirsch T. MAJ Strasswimmer R. 1LT MiG-21
1967 March 10[5]:119 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Brestel M. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 March 10[5]:119 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Brestel M. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 March 25[5]:119 333rd TFS F-105D 20mm Scott R. COL N/A MiG-17
1967 April 19[5]:119 357th TFS F-105F 20mm Thorsness L. MAJ Johnson H. CPT MiG-17
1967 April 19[5]:119 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Tolman F. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 April 19[5]:119 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Hunt J. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 April 19[5]:119 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Eskew W. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 April 23[5]:119 389th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Anderson R. MAJ Kjer F. CPT MiG-21
1967 April 24[7] VF-114 F-4B AIM-9 Wisely H. LT Anderson G. LTJG MiG-17
1967 April 24[7] VF-114 F-4B AIM-9 Southwick C. LTCDR Laing J. ENS MiG-17
1967 April 26[5]:119 389th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Moore R. MAJ Sears J. 1LT MiG-21
1967 April 28[5]:120 357th TFS F-105D 20mm Higgins H. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 April 28[5]:120 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Dennis A. LTC N/A MiG-17
1967 April 30[5]:120 333rd TFS F-105D 20mm Lesan T. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 May 1[6] VF-211 F-8E AIM-9 Wright M. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1967 May 1[3] VA-76 A-4C Zuni Swartz T. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1967 May 1[5]:120 390th TFS F-4C manoevuring Dilger R. MAJ Thies M. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 4[5]:120 390th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Olds R. COL LaFever W. 1LT MiG-21
1967 May 12[5]:120 333rd TFS F-105D 20mm Suzanne J. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Gast P. LTC N/A MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Couch C. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 333rd TFS F-105D AIM-9 Rilling R. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 333rd TFS F-105D AIM-9 Osborne C. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-9 Kirk W. MAJ Wayne S. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-7 Haeffner F. LTC Bever M. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 13[5]:120 44th TFS F-105D 20mm Seaver M. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 May 14[5]:120 480th TFS F-4C 20mm Hargrove J. MAJ DeMuth S. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 14[5]:120 480th TFS F-4C 20mm Craig J. CPT Talley J. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 14[5]:120 480th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Bakke S. MAJ Lambert R. CPT MiG-17
1967 May 19[6] VF-211 F-8E AIM-9D Speer P. CDR N/A MiG-17
1967 May 19[6] VF-211 F-8E Shea J. LTJG N/A MiG-17
1967 May 19[6] VF-24 F-8C Lee B. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1967 May 19[6] VF-24 F-8C Wood P. LT N/A MiG-17
1967 May 20[5]:120 389th TFS F-4C AIM-7 Titus R. LTC Zimer M. 1LT MiG-21
1967 May 20[5]:120 389th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Janca R. MAJ Roberts W. 1LT MiG-21
1967 May 20[5]:120 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-9 Pardo J. MAJ Wayne S. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 20[5]:121 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-7 Olds R. COL Croker S. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 20[5]:120 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-9 Combies P. MAJ Lafferty D. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 20[5]:121 433rd TFS F-4C AIM-9 Olds R. COL Croker S. 1LT MiG-17
1967 May 22[5]:121 389th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Titus R. LTC Zimer M. 1LT MiG-21
1967 May 22[5]:121 389th TFS F-4C 20mm Titus R. LTC Zimer M. 1LT MiG-21
1967 June 3[5]:121 469th TFS F-105D AIM-9/20mm Wiggins L. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 June 3[5]:121 13th TFS F-105D 20mm Kuster R. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 June 5[5]:121 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Raspberry E. MAJ Gullick F. CPT MiG-17
1967 June 5[5]:121 480th TFS F-4C 20mm Priester D. MAJ Pankhurst J. CPT MiG-17
1967 June 5[5]:121 480th TFS F-4C AIM-9 Pascoe R. CPT Wells N. CPT MiG-17
1967 July 21[6] VF-24 F-8C Isaacks M. CDR N/A MiG-17
1967 July 21[6] VF-24 F-8C AIM-9/20mm Kirkwood R. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1967 July 21[6] VF-211 F-8E Hubbard T. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1967 August 10[3]:393 VF-142 F-4 Freeborn G. LTJG Elliott R. ENS MiG-21
1967 August 10[3]:393 VF-142 F-4 Davis R. LTCDR Elie G. LTCDR MiG-21
1967 August 23[5]:121 34th TFS F-105D 20mm Waldrop D. 1LT N/A MiG-17
1967 October 18[5]:121 333rd TFS F-105D 20mm Russell D. MAJ N/A MiG-17
1967 October 24[5]:121 433rd TFS F-4D 20mm Kirk W. MAJ Bongartz T. 1LT MiG-21
1967 October 26[5]:121 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Logeman J. CPT McCoy F. 1LT MiG-17
1967 October 26[5]:121 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Logeman J. CPT McCoy F. 1LT MiG-17
1967 October 26[5]:121 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Gordon W. CPT Monsees J. 1LT MiG-17
1967 October 26[5]:121 555th TFS F-4D AIM-4 Cobb L. CPT Lavoy A. CPT MiG-17
1967 October 26[3]:393 VF-143 F-4 Hickey R. LTJG Morris J. LTJG MiG-21
1967 October 27[5]:121 354th TFS F-105D 20mm Basel G. CPT N/A MiG-17
1967 October 30[3]:393 VF-142 F-4 Lund E. LTCDR Borst J. LTJG MiG-17
1967 November 6[5]:121 435th TFS F-4D 20mm Simmonds D. CPT McKinney G. 1LT MiG-17
1967 November 6[5]:121 435th TFS F-4D 20mm Simmonds D. CPT McKinney G. 1LT MiG-17
1967 December 14[6] VF-162 F-8E Wyman R. LT N/A MiG-17
1967 December 17[5]:121 13th TFS F-4D AIM-4 Baker D. CPT Ryan J. 1LT MiG-17
1967 December 19[5]:122 435th TFS F-4D 20mm Moore J. MAJ McKinney G. 1LT MiG-17 half-credit shared with 333rd TFS
1967 December 19[5]:122 333rd TFS F-105F 20mm Dalton W. MAJ Graham J. MAJ MiG-17 half-credit shared with 435th TFS
1967 December 19[5]:122 333rd TFS F-105F 20mm Drew P. CPT Wheeler W. MAJ MiG-17
1968 January 3[5]:122 435th TFS F-4D AIM-4 Squier C. LTC Muldoon M. 1LT MiG-17
1968 January 3[5]:122 433rd TFS F-4D 20mm Bogoslofski B. MAJ Huskey R. CPT MiG-17
1968 January 12[9] Air America Bell 205 AK-47 An-2 Battle of Lima Site 85
1968 January 18[5]:122 435th TFS F-4D AIM-4 Simonet K. MAJ Smith W. 1LT MiG-17
1968 February 5[5]:122 13th TFS F-4D AIM-4 Hill R. CPT Huneke B. 1LT MiG-21
1968 February 6[5]:122 433rd TFS F-4D AIM-7 Boles R. CPT Battista R. 1LT MiG-21
1968 February 12[5]:122 435th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Lang A. LTC Moss R. 1LT MiG-21
1968 February 14[5]:122 555th TFS F-4D 20mm Howerton R. MAJ Voigt T. 1LT MiG-17
1968 February 14[5]:122 435th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Williams D. COL Feighny J. 1LT MiG-17
1968 May 9[2]:60–3 VF-96 F-4B AIM-7 Heffernan F. CPT Schumacher F. LTJG MiG-21 Officially listed as probable kill
1968 June 26[6] VF-51 F-8H Myers R. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1968 July 9[6] VF-191 F-8E Nichols J. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1968 July 10[3]:393 VF-33 F-4 Cash R. LT Kain J. LT MiG-21
1968 July 29[6] VF-53 F-8E Cane G. LTCDR N/A MiG-17
1968 August 1[6] VF-51 F-8H McCoy N. LT N/A MiG-21
1968 September 9[6] VF-111 F-8C Nargi T. LT N/A MiG-21
1970 March 28[10] VF-142 F-4J AIM-9 Beaulier J. LT Barkley S. LTJG MiG-21
1972 January 19[10]:392 VF-96 F-4J AIM-9 Cunningham R. LT Driscoll W. LTJG MiG-21
1972 February 21[5]:122 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Lodge R. MAJ Locher R. 1LT MiG-21
1972 March 1[5]:122 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Kittinger J. LTC Hodgdon L. 1LT MiG-21
1972 March 6[11] VF-111 F-4B AIM-9D Weigand G. LT Freckleton W. LTJG MiG-17
1972 March 30[5]:122 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Olmstead F. CPT Volloy G. CPT MiG-21
1972 April 16[5]:122 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Olmstead F. CPT Maas S. CPT MiG-21
1972 April 16[5]:123 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Cherry E. MAJ Feinstein J. CPT MiG-21
1972 April 16[5]:123 523rd TFS F-4D AIM-7 Null J. CPT Vahue M. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 6[7] VF-114 F-4J AIM-9 Hughes R. LT Cruz A. LTJG MiG-21
1972 May 6[7] VF-114 F-4J AIM-9 Pettigrew K. LTCDR McCabe M. LTJG MiG-21
1972 May 6[10]:395 VF-51 F-4B AIM-9 Houston J. LTCDR Moore K. LT MiG-17
1972 May 8[5]:123 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Crews B. MAJ Jones K. CPT MiG-19
1972 May 8[5]:123 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Lodge R. MAJ Locher R. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 8[3]:393 VF-96 F-4J AIM-9 Cunningham R. LT Driscoll W. LTJG MiG-17
1972 May 10[12][10]:396 VF-96 F-4J AIM-9 Cunningham R. LT Driscoll W. LTJG MiG-17
1972 May 10[10]:396 VF-96 F-4J AIM-9 Cunningham R. LT Driscoll W. LTJG MiG-17
1972 May 10[10]:396 VF-96 F-4J AIM-9 Cunningham R. LT Driscoll W. LTJG MiG-17
1972 May 10[3]:393 VF-92 F-4 AIM-9 Dose C. LT McDevitt J. LTCDR MiG-21
1972 May 10[3]:393 VF-96 F-4 Connelly M. LT Blonsky T. LT MiG-17
1972 May 10[3]:393 VF-96 F-4 Connelly M. LT Blonsky T. LT MiG-17
1972 May 10[3]:393 VF-51 F-4 Morris R. LT Cannon K. LT MiG-17
1972 May 10[3]:393 VF-96 F-4 Shoemaker S. LT Crenshaw J. LTJG MiG-17
1972 May 10[5]:123 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Lodge R. MAJ Locher R. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 10[5]:123 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Markle J. 1LT Eaves S. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 10[5]:123[13] 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Richie S. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 11[5]:123 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Nichols S. CPT Bell J. 1LT MiG-21
1972 May 12[5]:123 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Frye W. LTC Cooney J. LTC MiG-19
1972 May 18[12] VF-161 F-4J Bartholomay H. LT Brown O. LT MiG-19
1972 May 18[12] VF-161 F-4J Arwood P. LT Bell J. LT MiG-19
1972 May 23[12] VF-161 F-4J McKeown R. LTCDR Ensch J. LT MiG-17
1972 May 23[12] VF-161 F-4J McKeown R. LTCDR Ensch J. LT MiG-17
1972 May 23[6] VF-211 F-8J Tucker J. LT N/A MiG-17
1972 May 23[5]:123 35th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Beckers L. LTC Huwe J. CPT MiG-19
1972 May 23[5]:123 35th TFS F-4E 20mm Beatty J. CPT Sumner J. 1LT MiG-21
1972 May 31[5]:123 13th TFS F-4E AIM-9 Leonard B. CPT Feinstein J. CPT MiG-21
1972 May 31[5]:123 555th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Richie S. CPT Pettit L. CPT MiG-21
1972 June 2[5]:123 13th TFS F-4E 20mm Handley P. MAJ Smallwood J. 1LT MiG-19
1972 June 11[12] VF-51 F-4J AIM-9 Teague F. CDR Howell R. LT MiG-17
1972 June 11[12] VF-51 F-4J AIM-9 Copeland W. LT Bouchoux D. LT MiG-17
1972 June 21[12] VF-31 F-4J AIM-9 Flynn S. CDR John W. LT MiG-21
1972 June 21[5]:123 469th TFS F-4E AIM-9 Christiansen V. LTC Harden K. MAJ MiG-21
1972 July 8[5]:123 4th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Hardy R. CPT Lewinski P. CPT MiG-21
1972 July 8[5]:123 555th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Richie S. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-21
1972 July 8[5]:123 555th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Richie S. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-21
1972 July 18[5]:124 13th TFS F-4D AIM-9 Baily C. LTC Feinstein J. CPT MiG-21
1972 July 29[5]:124 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Baily C. LTC Feinstein J. CPT MiG-21
1972 July 29[5]:124 4th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Taft G. LTC Imaye S. CPT MiG-21
1972 August 10[14] VF-103 F-4J AIM-7E Tucker R. LTCDR Edens S. LTJG MiG-21 Night kill.
1972 August 12[5]:124 58th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Richard L. CPT Ettel M. LTCDR MiG-21
1972 August 15[5]:124 336th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Sheffler F. CPT Massen M. CPT MiG-21
1972 August 19[5]:124 4th TFS F-4E AIM-7 White S. CPT Bettine F. 1LT MiG-21
1972 August 28[5]:124 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Richie S. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-21
1972 September 2[5]:124 34th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Lucas J. MAJ Malloy D. 1LT MiG-19
1972 September 9[5]:124 555th TFS F-4D 20mm Tibbett C. CPT Hargrove W. 1LT MiG-21
1972 September 9[5]:124 555th TFS F-4D AIM-9 Madden J. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-19
1972 September 9[5]:124 555th TFS F-4D AIM-9 Madden J. CPT DeBellevue C. CPT MiG-19
1972 September 11[12] VMFA-333 F-4J Lasseter L. MAJ Cummings J. CPT MiG-21
1972 September 12[5]:124 35th TFS F-4E AIM-9 Beckers L. LTC Griffin T. 1LT MiG-21
1972 September 12[5]:124 35th TFS F-4E 20mm Retterbrush G. MAJ Autrey D. 1LT MiG-21
1972 September 12[5]:124 469th TFS F-4D AIM-9 Mahaffey M. CPT Shields G. 1LT MiG-21
1972 September 16[5]:124 555th TFS F-4E AIM-9 Tibbett C. CPT Hargrove W. 1LT MiG-21
1972 October 5[5]:124 34th TFS F-4E AIM-7 Coe R. CPT Webb O. 1LT MiG-21
1972 October 6[5]:125 34th TFS F-4E Manoevuring Clouser G. MAJ Brunson C. 1LT MiG-19 shared kill with other 34th TFS aircraft
1972 October 6[5]:125 34th TFS F-4E Manoevuring Barton C. CPT Watson G. 1LT MiG-19 shared kill with other 34th TFS aircraft
1972 October 8[5]:125 35th TFS F-4E 20mm Retterbrush G. MAJ Jasperson R. CPT MiG-21
1972 October 12[5]:125 555th TFS F-4D Manoevuring Madden J. CPT Pettit L. CPT MiG-21
1972 October 13[5]:125 13th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Westphal C. LTC Feinstein J. CPT MiG-21
1972 October 15[5]:125 34th TFS F-4E AIM-9 Holtz R. MAJ Diehl W. 1LT MiG-21
1972 October 15[5]:125 307th TFS F-4E 20mm Rubus G. CPT Hendrickson J. CPT MiG-21
1972 October 15[5]:125 307th TFS F-4D AIM-9 McCoy I. MAJ Brown F. MAJ MiG-21
1972 December 18[5]:125 307th SW B-52D 0.50 Cal Turner O SSGT MiG-21 Operation Linebacker II
1972 December 22[5]:125 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Brunson J. LTC Pickett R. MAJ MiG-21
1972 December 21[5]:125 307th SW B-52D 0.50 Cal Moore A. A1C MiG-21 Operation Linebacker II
1972 December 28[12] VF-142 F-4J AIM-9 Davis S. LTJG Ulrich G. LTJG MiG-21
1972 December 28[5]:125 555th TFS F-4D AIM-7 McKee H. MAJ Dubler J. CPT MiG-21
1973 January 8[5]:125 4th TFS F-4D AIM-7 Howman P. CPT Kullman L. 1LT MiG-21
1973 January 12[12] VF-161 F-4J AIM-9 Kovaleski V. LT Wise J. LT MiG-17

Key statistics extrapolated[edit]

The most successful:

  • USAF squadron was the 555th TFS with 36 kills
  • US Navy squadron was VF-96 with 10 kills
  • Aircraft was the F-4 Phantom with 147 kills
  • Weapon was the AIM-9 with more than 57 kills
  • day was 10 May 1972 with 11 kills (7 MiG-17s and 4 MiG-21s)
  • month was May 1972 with 28 kills

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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