Nguyễn Văn Nghĩa

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Colonel Nguyễn Văn Nghĩa (born 1946) was a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 pilot of the Vietnamese People's Air Force, he flew with the 927th fighter regiment and tied for fifth place amongst Vietnam War fighter aces with five kills.[1]

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

  • 24 June 1972, a USAF F-4C (serial number 66-7636, 25th Tactical Fighter Squadron, pilot McCarty, WSO Jackson);
  • 6 October 1972, a USAF F-4E (pilot Anderson, WSO Latella).

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