Nguyễn Tiến Sâm

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The MiG-21F94 piloted by Nguyen Tien Sam.

Nguyễn Tiến Sâm was a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 pilot of the Vietnamese People's Air Force, he flew with the 921st fighter regiment and tied for fourth place amongst Vietnam War fighter aces with six kills.[1]

Five of his six kills are known for certain:[2][3]

  • 5 July 1972, a USAF F-4E (pilot Spencer, WSO Seek);
  • 24 July 1972, a USAF F-4E (serial number 66-0369, 421st Tactical Fighter Squadron, pilot Hodnett, WSO Fallert);
  • 29 July 1972, a USAF F-4E (serial number 66-0367, 4th Tactical Fighter Squadron, pilot Kula, WSO Matsui);
  • 12 September 1972, a USAF F-4E (pilot McMurray, WSO Zuberbuhler);
  • 5 October 1972, a USAF F-4D (pilot Lewis, WSO Alpers).

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References[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