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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (18,241 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article

a scheduled passenger flight from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur that was shot down on 17 July 2014 while flying over eastern Ukraine, killing all 283 passengers
Highway to Hell (3,406 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Much", "Walk All Over You"), and partying on the town ("Get It Hot", "Shot Down in Flames"). In his 2006 band memoir, Murray Engelheart reveals that Scott
List of Soviet aircraft losses during the Soviet–Afghan War (3,594 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
including a fuel truck, were also destroyed. 9 January 1980 – Mi-8 was shot down using DShK, all crew members survived. 7 February 1980 – An-12 transport
Francis Gary Powers (3,326 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
American pilot whose Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) U-2 spy plane was shot down while flying a reconnaissance mission in Soviet Union airspace, causing
List of Ukrainian aircraft losses during the Ukrainian crisis (1,521 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
had been shot down, resulting in the deaths of two airmen. Ukrainian Army Aviation – 5 May 2014: A Mil Mi-24 crashed after it was shot down by a heavy
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (11,633 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down, including 74 F-4 fighters and two RF-4C reconnaissance jets (MiG-21 shot down 67 enemy aircraft, MiG-17 shot down 11 and MiG-19 shot down 12
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (11,904 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
different MiGs being shot down or destroyed on the ground on different occasions. On 23 March 2014, one Syrian MiG-23 was shot down after being hit by an
List of aircraft shootdowns (11,898 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down by rebel tribesman at Al-Rumaitha, Iraq. 8 April 1950 – A US Navy PB4Y-2 Privateer of VP-26 launched from Wiesbaden, West Germany is shot down
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Iraq War (11,186 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
is not revealed. 27 March – An Iraqi military Mil Mi-17 helicopter is shot down during heavy fighting in northern Basra. 4 March – An Iraqi military Mil
March 2017 Israel–Syria incident (737 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
above Golan Heights. Israel reported that one Syrian missile had been shot down by an Arrow 2 missile, while none of its aircraft had been damaged. Israel
Mil Mi-8 (4,414 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Russian Air Force Mi-8T was shot down by a SA-14 missile near Lata. On another occasions Abkhaz Mi-8MTVs were shot down by Georgian forces, by SA-14
Israeli Air Force (6,423 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Epstein, who shot down seventeen enemy planes. Epstein holds the world record for jet aircraft shot down, and the most aircraft of any type shot down since the
Balloon buster (1,853 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
very dangerous targets to approach. Although balloons were occasionally shot down by small-arms fire, generally it was difficult to shoot down a balloon
Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryū (6,200 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
two Wildcats which shot down one torpedo bomber before they were both shot down by the escorting Zeros. Two Zeros were shot down later for the loss of
Man-portable air-defense system (2,983 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Storm, an USAF F-16 was shot down by an Igla-1. Russian sources also report about the loss of many military aircraft shot down by the Igla.[citation needed]
Battle of Mogadishu (1993) (8,753 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Shortly after the assault began, Somali militia and armed civilian fighters shot down two UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters. The subsequent operation to secure and
S-75 Dvina (4,756 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
V-750VN (13D) missile was deployed in the 1960 U-2 incident, when it shot down the U-2 of Francis Gary Powers overflying the Soviet Union on May 1, 1960
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Syrian Civil War (10,279 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
military lost 37 helicopters and 24 jets. Of these, 40 aircraft were shot down and the other 21 were destroyed in opposition attacks on military airports
Black Hawk Down (film) (4,473 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Six-One, piloted by Chief Warrant Officer Clifton "Elvis" Wolcott is shot down by a rocket-propelled grenade. Both pilots are killed, the two crew chiefs
Mikoyan MiG-29 (14,452 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the drone was shot down by a Russian MiG-29 or Su-27 using a R-73 heat seeking missile. On 16 July 2014, a Ukrainian Su-25 was shot down, with Ukrainian
2015 Russian Sukhoi Su-24 shootdown (7,911 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
A Turkish Air Force F-16 fighter jet shot down a Russian Sukhoi Su-24M attack aircraft near the Syria–Turkey border on 24 November 2015. According to
Hawker Hurricane (16,412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
German bombers and shot down 80, a destruction ratio of 70 per cent. Against the Bf 109, the RAF fighters attacked 70 and shot down 54 of these, a ratio
No. 303 Squadron RAF (5,105 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
wounded by return fire, while Sgt. Wojtowicz shot down two Messerschmitt Bf 110s before being shot down and killed. The pilots claimed two Bf 110s, one
No. 457 Squadron RAAF (2,721 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
England and flew missions over German-occupied France during which it shot down at least five Luftwaffe aircraft. After being deployed to Australia, No
401 Tactical Fighter Squadron (2,230 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
inauspicious when two Bristol Blenheims of RAF Coastal Command were accidentally shot down on 24 August, and three crewmen killed. On its second patrol on 26 August
Adolphe Pégoud (593 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilot to achieve ace status of any sort. On 31 August 1915, Pégoud was shot down and killed by one of his pre-war German students, Unteroffizier Otto Kandulski
Missing in action (7,564 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to that point. About 80 percent of those missing were airmen who were shot down over North Vietnam or Laos, usually over remote mountains, tropical rain
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (12,111 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
former shot down a Superfortress on each of 22, 23 and 24 October. Samoylov added two F-86As to his tally on 24 October 1951, and on 27 October shot down two
Sukhoi Su-17 (6,244 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
support role. Iranian F-14s shot down 21 Su-20/-22s, that have been confirmed by western sources. 18 Su-20/-22s were also shot down by Iranian McDonnell Douglas
Mil Mi-24 (8,999 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Later, a Mi-25 claimed a SeaCobra shot down with YaKB gun on 16 February, and a SeaCobra claimed a Mi-25 shot down with rockets on 18 February. The last
Russo-Turkish confrontation in Syria (3,696 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Syria. On 22 June 2012 Syrian Arab Army S-300 Russian made air defenses shot down a Turkish Air Force RF-4E reconnaissance fighter 15 miles off of the coast
February 2018 Israel–Syria incident (2,287 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On 10 February 2018, an Israeli F-16I was shot down by the Syrian air defenses after conducting an air raid on Iran-backed positions inside Syrian territory
List of aircraft losses of the Vietnam War (4,553 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
rescued) 70-0949 (354th TFW) shot down Laos on 17 February 1973 (Maj J.J. Gallagher rescued) 71-0305 (3rd TFS, 388th TFW) shot down in Cambodia on 4 May 1973
List of aviators who became ace in a day (3,254 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The term "ace in a day" is used to designate a pilot who has shot down five or more airplanes in a single day, based on usual definition of an "ace" as
Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 (1,191 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
via Benghazi. In 1973 a Boeing 727-200 that was serving this flight was shot down by Israeli fighter jets. On 21 February 1973, the aircraft left Tripoli
War of Attrition (4,823 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Israeli targets in Sinai. An Egyptian MiG-17 is shot down. July 8, 1967: An Egyptian Air Force MiG-21 is shot down by Israeli air defenses while on a reconnaissance
Operation Vengeance (4,021 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to have shot down three twin-engined bombers and two fighters during the mission, but Japanese sources show only two bombers were shot down. There is
Neal Edward Smith (518 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Air Forces during the Second World War as a bomber pilot. His plane was shot down and he received a Purple Heart, nine Battle stars, and the Air Medal with
Vietnam People's Air Force (4,353 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft were shot down, including 74 F-4 fighter and two spy RF-4C (MiG-21 shot down 67 enemy aircraft, MiG-17 shot down 11 and MiG-19 shot down 12 enemy
Gilles Lamontagne (336 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
served as a bomber pilot in the Royal Canadian Air Force and was later shot down over the Netherlands in 1943, being detained as a prisoner of war until
Agustinus Adisucipto (295 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Red Cross of Malaya at Singapore, their Dakota VT-CLA aircraft was shot down by two Dutch P-40 Kittyhawk aircraft in Dusun Ngoto on 29 July 1947. even
Piffles Taylor (365 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
when he was shot down and spent a year in a German prisoner of war camp during World War I. His brother Sam, also a pilot, was shot down and killed. Despite
Donald Pleasence (2,277 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On 31 August 1944, Lancaster NE112, in which he was a crew member, was shot down during an attack upon Agenville, and he was captured and imprisoned in
Fighter Attack (729 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
receives from Italian partisans in an effort to complete it after he is shot down in enemy territory. Just after World War II, American Steve Pitt (Sterling
Egon Mayer (3,345 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Germany during World War II. He was credited with 102 enemy aircraft shot down in over 353 combat missions. His victories were all claimed over the Western
Scott O'Grady (2,403 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
former United States Air Force fighter pilot. On June 2, 1995, he was shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina by an 2K12 Kub mobile SAM launcher and forced
Hal Van Every (259 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Rattlesden Air Base in England. On his ninth mission, his B-17 was shot down by flak on May 12, 1944. He was taken prisoner and sent to Stalag Luft
Behind Enemy Lines (2001 film) (1,592 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of Lieutenant Chris Burnett, an American naval flight officer who is shot down over Bosnia and uncovers genocide during the Bosnian War. Meanwhile, his
801 Naval Air Squadron (1,463 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Lieutenant Mike Watson 801 Squadron shot down 8 Argentine aircraft. 1 May 1982 - A Mirage III of FAA Grupo 8 shot down north of West Falkland by Barton using
Combat search and rescue (1,116 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
He used his single-seat aeroplane to rescue his wingman who had been shot down in Bulgaria. His Victoria Cross citation included "Squadron-Commander
Fighter Attack (729 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
receives from Italian partisans in an effort to complete it after he is shot down in enemy territory. Just after World War II, American Steve Pitt (Sterling
Scott O'Grady (2,403 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
former United States Air Force fighter pilot. On June 2, 1995, he was shot down over Bosnia and Herzegovina by an 2K12 Kub mobile SAM launcher and forced
MiG Alley (3,842 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Mustangs flying a ground support mission. First Lieutenant Fiodor Chizh shot down and killed Mustang pilot Aaron Abercrombie. Later in the day, the first
Hal Van Every (259 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Rattlesden Air Base in England. On his ninth mission, his B-17 was shot down by flak on May 12, 1944. He was taken prisoner and sent to Stalag Luft
2014 Ukrainian Air Force Il-76 shootdown (1,036 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
an Ilyushin Il-76 transport aircraft of the Ukrainian Air Force was shot down by forces of the self-proclaimed Luhansk People's Republic while on approach
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Saudi Arabian–led intervention in Yemen (2,174 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to Tom Cooper, the F-16 was shot down by Anti-Aircraft guns or MANPADS. May 2015 – A Saudi AH-64 Helicopter was shot down by Houthis. (2) August 2015
Kharwar District (460 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
kilometers northeast of Ghazni. In July 2008 a coalition helicopter was shot down by small arms fire, an American officer said he was worried about the
No. 485 Squadron RNZAF (1,943 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
squadrons attacked head-on. Four 485 Sqn pilots were shot down with two enemy aircraft shot down in return. In November 1943 the squadron returned to
Pete Peterson (547 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
years as a prisoner of the North Vietnamese army after his plane was shot down. He returned to Hanoi when he became the first United States Ambassador
56th Operations Group (9,561 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
56th FG, both of Zemke's wingmen were shot down by Luftwaffe ace Major Gunther Rall of JG 11 (who was then shot down by 56th ace Joe Powers and his wingman)
Walter Oesau (4,650 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Dunkirk and next day he claimed a Bristol Blenheim. On 13 June 1940, he shot down the last French aircraft kill claimed by JG 51, a French Amiot bomber
List of Russian aircraft losses in the Second Chechen War (2,048 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Three crew members were injured – status unknown. August 11, an Mi-8MT shot down by gunfire near the village of Novokuli, killing three. September 9, a
Libyan Air Force (3,516 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
LARAF MiG-23MS engaged two upgraded EAF MiG-21MF and one MiG-23MS was shot down by EAF Maj. Sal Mohammad.[citation needed] The air force was also involved
Kanalkampf (18,559 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Bf 110 was shot down by 64 Squadron and another by 56 Squadron, a Do 17 was shot down by 111 and 66 squadron aircraft and two more were shot down by 32 Squadron
Pappy Boyington (5,090 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
In January 1944, Boyington, outnumbered by Japanese "Zero" planes, was shot down into the Pacific Ocean after downing one of the enemy planes. He was captured
Manfred von Richthofen (7,095 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
national hero in Germany, and respected by his enemies. Richthofen was shot down and killed near Vaux-sur-Somme on 21 April 1918. There has been considerable
USS Lexington (CV-2) (8,705 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
search aircraft while approaching Rabaul, New Britain, but her aircraft shot down most of the Japanese bombers that attacked her. Together with the carrier
Werner Mölders (7,967 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
General Francisco Franco's Nationalist side in the Spanish Civil War, and shot down 14 aircraft. With the start of World War II, he took part in the "Phoney
Russell Johnson (1,995 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
42nd Bombardment Group, 13th Air Force, his B-25 and two others were shot down during a low-level bombing and strafing run against Japanese military
Operation Linebacker II (7,134 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and third waves struck targets around Hanoi itself. Three aircraft were shot down by the 68 SAMs launched by North Vietnamese batteries, two B-52Gs from
Syrian–Turkish border clashes during the Syrian Civil War (3,626 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
it was shot down. The reports said that a NATO command post at Izmir and a British base in Cyprus had confirmed that the fighter was shot down inside
John Dundas (RAF officer) (2,906 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
squadron throughout the Battle of Britain, claiming nine German aircraft shot down. On 9 October he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for
For Those in Peril (1944 film) (696 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
life, until the vessel is called on to rescue the crew of an RAF bomber shot down in mid-Channel. Having accomplished the rescue, the boat runs into an
Sukhoi Su-24 (5,739 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
government of Tajikistan during the 1992–97 civil war. An Su-24M was shot down on 3 May 1993 with an FIM-92 Stinger MANPADS fired by fundamentalists
2003 attack on Karbala (1,063 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
needed] The defeat for the Americans resulted in one AH-64 Apache being shot down intact. The two pilots were captured and shown on television along with
List of airliner shootdown incidents (3,211 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
plane (a Junkers Ju 52-3/mge) operated by the Finnish carrier Aero O/Y, shot down by two Soviet Ilyushin DB-3 bombers on June 14, 1940, while en route from
Ulrich Grauert (236 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Corps. He was killed on 15 May 1941 when his Junkers Ju 52 aircraft was shot down by F/Lt Jerzy Jankiewicz, flying a Supermarine Spitfire, and Sgt Wacław
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (13,172 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft were shot down, including 74 F-4 Phantoms and two spy RF-4C (MiG-21 shot down 67 enemy aircraft, MiG-17 shot down 11 and MiG-19 shot down 12 enemy
Douglas Bader (10,425 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the German pilot bale out. On 25 June 1941 Bader shot down two more Bf 109Fs. The first was shot down between 11:58 and 13:35 off the coast of Gravelines;
Battle of the Coral Sea (22,665 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Kasselman, was shot down by a CAP Zero during the attack. During Yorktown's attack, a CAP Zero flown by Takeo Miyazawa was shot down by a Wildcat piloted
La Grande Vadrouille (393 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
about two ordinary Frenchmen helping the crew of a Royal Air Force bomber shot down over Paris make their way through German-occupied France to escape arrest
Operation Bodenplatte (8,668 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down in combat with Spitfires. It is possible a further three were shot down by Spitfires, or perhaps ground fire. Two Spitfires were shot down and
Rescue Dawn (3,663 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
based on the true story of German-American pilot Dieter Dengler, who was shot down and captured by villagers sympathetic to the Pathet Lao during an American
Black Friday (1945) (3,262 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Beaufighters shot down by flak guns. Two Beaufighters and a Mustang were shot down by the Fw 190s and four or five of the FWs were shot down by the Allied
Jagdgeschwader 3 (2,372 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down by I./JG 3. A total of 19 Allied aircraft were shot down by I./JG 3 alone on that day. The unit claimed some 179 aircraft shot down. Oberleutnant
The One That Got Away (1957 film) (817 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the true exploits of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, a Luftwaffe pilot shot down over Britain in 1940. He initially tried to escape while captive in England
Iran Air Flight 655 (6,317 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
scheduled passenger flight from Tehran to Dubai, via Bandar Abbas, that was shot down on 3 July 1988 by an SM-2MR surface-to-air missile fired from USS Vincennes
1994 British Army Lynx shootdown (928 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On 20 March 1994, a British Army Lynx helicopter was shot down by the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) in Northern Ireland. A unit of the IRA's
Japanese aircraft carrier Jun'yō (3,786 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Martin B-26 Marauder bomber and a PBY were shot down by Zeros, and a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber was shot down by flak during the attack. Jun'yō had
Jagdgeschwader 27 (3,146 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with impunity; while Marseille probably shot down 15 fighters, while the rest of the Luftwaffe pilots shot down another five confirmed aircraft: "The British
Tactical High Energy Laser (574 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
In 2000 and 2001 THEL shot down 28 Katyusha artillery rockets and five artillery shells. On November 4, 2002, THEL shot down an incoming artillery shell
Eugeniusz Horbaczewski (656 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to the Polish No. 303 Squadron, flying the Spitfire Mk.V. He probably shot down his first aircraft, a Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter on 6 November over
Gloster Gladiator (9,804 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Sun-Shui (nicknamed 'Buffalo') shot down an A5M Claude navy fighter, a Gladiator's first victim. Wong is believed to have shot down a second A5M, for the wrecks
Wolf-Dietrich Wilcke (5,285 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilot during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 162 enemy aircraft shot down in 732 combat missions. He claimed the majority of his victories over
Sky Commando (882 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(Dan Duryea) orders them to bomb an enemy position. Frank's aircraft is shot down, and John returns to confront his commander over the reason for the dangerous
Pearl Harbor (film) (5,135 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
day. During a mission to intercept a Luftwaffe bombing raid, Rafe is shot down over the English Channel and is presumed killed in action. Evelyn mourns
Battle in Shakhtarsk Raion (2,491 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
progress, a civilian passenger airliner, Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, was shot down near Hrabove. Amidst a wide counter-offensive by the insurgents and their
Sam Johnson (2,309 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
During the Korean War, he flew 62 combat missions in the F-86 Sabre and shot down one Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15. During the Vietnam War, Johnson flew the
Gloster Gladiator (9,804 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Sun-Shui (nicknamed 'Buffalo') shot down an A5M Claude navy fighter, a Gladiator's first victim. Wong is believed to have shot down a second A5M, for the wrecks
Jagdgeschwader 3 (2,372 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down by I./JG 3. A total of 19 Allied aircraft were shot down by I./JG 3 alone on that day. The unit claimed some 179 aircraft shot down. Oberleutnant
Pearl Harbor (film) (5,135 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
day. During a mission to intercept a Luftwaffe bombing raid, Rafe is shot down over the English Channel and is presumed killed in action. Evelyn mourns
Sky Commando (882 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(Dan Duryea) orders them to bomb an enemy position. Frank's aircraft is shot down, and John returns to confront his commander over the reason for the dangerous
Sokol Airport (319 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Dolinsk-Sokol air base in Sakhalin Island, which was home to the fighters that shot down Korean Air Flight 007 in 1983. In 1991, the town gained exposure to the
Helms–Burton Act (1,937 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
that happened a month earlier. On February 24, 1996, Cuban fighter jets shot down two private planes operated by a Miami-based humanitarian international
The One That Got Away (1957 film) (817 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the true exploits of Oberleutnant Franz von Werra, a Luftwaffe pilot shot down over Britain in 1940. He initially tried to escape while captive in England
Bomber's Moon (449 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Bomber's Moon" by Leonard Lee. Captain Jeff Dakin (George Montgomery) is shot down over Germany on a bombing raid as he sees his brother, Danny (Richard
United States military casualties in the War in Afghanistan (1,959 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
incident occurred on August 6, 2011, in which a transport helicopter was shot down killing 30 Americans, including 22 Navy SEALs. In another incident in
Jagdgeschwader 2 (1,019 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
offensives flown. II./JG 2 and JG 26 claimed ten and eight Spitfires shot down respectively although actual Spitfire losses were three. On 23 July 1941
Helmut Wick (3,501 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Wick was shot down in the vicinity of the Isle of Wight on 28 November 1940, most likely by the British ace John Dundas, who was himself shot down by Wick's
William P. Lawrence (1,632 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
candidates for the Mercury space program. During the Vietnam War, Lawrence was shot down while on a combat mission and spent six years as a prisoner of war, from
Amderma Airport (174 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
home during the Cold War years when on 1 June 1960 a MiG-19 from Amderma shot down a Boeing RB-47H that was crossing Cape Kanin Nos. Since the 1960s the
Pleasant Peak (171 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the 1982 British Army Gazelle friendly fire incident when HMS Cardiff shot down a British Army Gazelle helicopter, killing its four occupants. When the
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (15,304 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Force F-16s shot down at least eight intruders from Afghanistan. The first three of these (two Afghan Su-22s and one An-26) were shot down by two pilots
Juvénal Habyarimana (1,831 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
carrying the President of neighbouring Burundi, Cyprien Ntaryamira, was shot down near Kigali, Rwanda. His assassination ignited ethnic tensions in the
Charles W. Sandman Jr. (671 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
II, and spent seven months as a prisoner of war in Germany after being shot down. Before serving in Congress, Sandman was elected to three 4-year terms
Nigel Cullen (2,007 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
four victories in the one engagement on 3 March; the next day, he was shot down and killed while on escort duty over Albania, by a Regia Aeronautica Fiat
Eugeniusz Horbaczewski (656 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to the Polish No. 303 Squadron, flying the Spitfire Mk.V. He probably shot down his first aircraft, a Messerschmitt Bf 109 fighter on 6 November over
William A. Wellman (2,248 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Rumpler" shot down in front of American lines in Lorraine by Wellman and Thomas Hitchcock. January 20, 1918 a German "Rumpler" shot down near German
Dogfight (8,164 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
plane into an enemy spotter aircraft. In October 1914, an airplane was shot down by a hand gun from another plane for the first time over Rheims, France
Joe E. Kernan (595 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aboard the aircraft carrier USS Kitty Hawk from February 1972 until he was shot down by enemy forces while on a reconnaissance mission over North Vietnam and
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 unofficial disappearance theories (7,933 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
that the aircraft may have been shot down. Supporters of this theory have noted that civilian aircraft have been shot down by military forces in the past
1944 in aviation (29,772 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The bombers and fighters combined claim 12 German aircraft shot down, 13 probably shot down, and 10 damaged. January 4–5 (overnight) – 80 British bombers
Bat*21 (971 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
dramatization based upon the rescue of a U.S. signals intelligence expert shot down behind enemy lines in Vietnam. The film stars Gene Hackman and Danny Glover
The Bridges at Toko-Ri (2,059 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from Valley Forge that had been shot down while bombing the railroad bridges at Samdong-ni. However, though the shot-down aviators in the second attempt
Howard Cannon (1,185 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Normandy and during the following combat mission in September 1944 was shot down over the Netherlands. He spent 42 days trying to return to the Allied
The Sea Shall Not Have Them (353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Sea Shall Not Have Them is a 1954 British war film starring Michael Redgrave, Dirk Bogarde and Anthony Steel. It was directed by Lewis Gilbert and
Roland Garros (aviator) (1,425 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
2 October 1918, one of which was confirmed. On 5 October 1918, he was shot down and killed near Vouziers, Ardennes, a month before the end of the war
Iraqi no-fly zones (1,615 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
when two United States Air Force F-15 Eagle fighter planes mistakenly shot down two United States Army Blackhawk helicopters, killing 26 Coalition military
Little Dieter Needs to Fly (582 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Little Dieter Needs to Fly is a 1997 German-British-French documentary film written and directed by Werner Herzog, produced by Werner Herzog Filmproduktion
Archie McKellar (3,445 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fighters, one of which he possibly shot down for his 22nd—albeit uncredited—and final victory. McKellar was then shot down himself. Archibald Ashmore ("Archie")
FIM-92 Stinger (4,318 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
crash on 19 May. Nonetheless, on 21 May 1982 an SAS soldier engaged and shot down an Argentine Pucará ground attack aircraft with a Stinger. On 30 May,
John T. Godfrey (287 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Godfrey achieved 18 air-to-air kills against the Luftwaffe, before he was shot down by flak and captured by the Germans on August 24, 1944. Godfrey was friend
John Lerew (3,180 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
on enemy shipping in New Guinea that set two vessels on fire. He was shot down but managed to evade capture, and returned to safety nine days after being
Battle of the Philippine Sea (6,948 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
been shot down, against the loss of only one U.S. aircraft. The Japanese aircraft that survived were met by other fighters, and 16 more were shot down. Of
Fokker F.I (1917) (209 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
I, but all subsequent triplanes were designated Dr.I. Werner Voss was shot down while flying F.I 103/17. Manfred von Richthofen flew F.I 102/17 in September
Alan Christopher Deere (3,113 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down a third Bf 109. On 24 May he added a Bf 110 over Dunkirk and on the 26th claimed two more in the same area. On 28 May Deere was shot down by
Herbert Ihlefeld (7,471 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Civil War and World War II, a fighter ace listed with 130 enemy aircraft shot down in over 1,000 combat missions. He claimed seven victories in the Spanish
Werner Lucas (575 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II. A flying ace, he was credited with 106 enemy aircraft shot down. All but one victory were claimed over the Eastern Front, which included
9K34 Strela-3 (961 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Force Su-25 was shot down over Nizhnaya Eshera on 4 July 1993 by SA-14, and several other aircraft on both sides may have been shot down by SA-14s. A British
Hans-Joachim Marseille (10,517 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Marseille had abandoned his leader Staffelkapitän Adolf Buhl, who was shot down and killed. During his rebuke, his commander tore up Marseille's flight
1986 United States bombing of Libya (5,487 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
bombing. There were 40 reported Libyan casualties, and one U.S. plane was shot down. One of the claimed Libyan deaths was of a baby girl, reported to be Muammar
List of accidents and incidents involving helicopters (2,108 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
June – Two Boeing CH-47 Chinooks of the Imperial Iranian Air Force are shot down by the Soviet Air Defence Forces after straying into Turkmen Soviet Socialist
Quentin Roosevelt (4,073 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
[citation needed] Roosevelt had one confirmed kill of a German aircraft he shot down on July 10, 1918. Four days later, in a massive aerial engagement at the
Cyprien Ntaryamira (333 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
travelling in, together with Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana, was shot down near Kigali, Rwanda. Ntaryamira was born in the Mageyo zone's commune
2014 Armenian Mil Mi-24 shootdown (922 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Armenian Mil Mi-24 attack helicopter (NATO reporting name "Hind") was shot down by Azerbaijani Armed Forces during the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, killing
William Hathaway (553 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
served in World War II in the United States Army Air Corps, where he was shot down while bombing the Ploiești, Romania oil fields during Operation Tidal
Aerial engagements of the Second Sino-Japanese War (8,234 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
losing a single plane to the Japanese. In addition, two G3Ms were also shot down by ground anti-aircraft fire. On the following day at dawn 15 August,
2007 Mogadishu TransAVIAexport Airlines Il-76 crash (1,649 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
spokesperson for the transport ministry of Belarus, the aircraft was shot down. However, the Somali government insisted that the crash was accidental
Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (7,193 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft. F-117s took part in the conflict in Yugoslavia, where one was shot down by a surface-to-air missile (SAM) in 1999; it was the only Nighthawk to
Mission Over Korea (1,123 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
when he attacks a group of tanks, despite having some success, he is shot down. George reports the loss and attempts to convinces Major Hacker (Rex Reason)
Italo Balbo (3,129 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Early in World War II, he was killed by friendly fire when his plane was shot down over Tobruk by Italian anti-aircraft guns. In 1896, Balbo was born in
NATO bombing of Yugoslavia (11,604 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Arizanov was shot down by USAF Col. Rodriguez, while Majors Nikolic and Kulacin were engaged by USAF Capt. Showers, who eventually shot down Nikolic. Maj
Alan Christopher Deere (3,113 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down a third Bf 109. On 24 May he added a Bf 110 over Dunkirk and on the 26th claimed two more in the same area. On 28 May Deere was shot down by
Vaux-sur-Somme (51 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
flying ace Manfred von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron during World War I, was shot down and killed. Communes of the Somme department INSEE
Joseph Kittinger (3,230 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
an aerial kill of a North Vietnamese MiG-21 jet fighter and was later shot down himself, spending 11 months as a prisoner of war in a North Vietnamese
Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (3,541 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
serving with the Ergänzungsgruppe (Supplementary Group) of NJG 2. He shot down three aircraft in both the nights of 31 July 1942 (victories 15–17) and
MIM-104 Patriot (12,206 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
batteries shot down two Hamas UAVs during Operation Protective Edge in 2014 and later, on September 23, 2014, an Israeli Patriot battery shot down a Syrian
Wings (1927 film) (4,084 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
climax of the story comes with the epic Battle of Saint-Mihiel. David is shot down and presumed dead. However, he survives the crash landing, steals a German
2007 Mogadishu TransAVIAexport Airlines Il-76 crash (1,649 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
spokesperson for the transport ministry of Belarus, the aircraft was shot down. However, the Somali government insisted that the crash was accidental
Republican Guard (Iraq) (4,357 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Karbala shot down a U.S. Army Sikorsky H-60 Black Hawk helicopter, killing seven soldiers and wounding four others. Iraqi forces also shot down an FA-18
HMS Illustrious (87) (10,471 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
part of Operation Hats, during which her Fulmars shot down five Italian bombers and her AA guns shot down two more. Now escorted by the bulk of the Mediterranean
802 Naval Air Squadron (645 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was involved in Gibraltar escort convoys from Audacity from which it shot down four Focke-Wulf Fw 200's. The squadron was lost on 21 December 1941 when
Yekaterina Budanova (1,666 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Litvyak, she was one of the world's two female fighter aces. She was shot down by either Luftwaffe ace Georg Schwientek of JG 52 or ace Emil Bitsch,
Cyprien Ntaryamira (333 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
travelling in, together with Rwandan president Juvénal Habyarimana, was shot down near Kigali, Rwanda. Ntaryamira was born in the Mageyo zone's commune
Messerschmitt Me 262 (10,735 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fighter versions. Me 262 pilots claimed a total of 542 Allied aircraft shot down, although higher claims are sometimes made. The Allies countered its effectiveness
Theodor Weissenberger (5,740 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II and a fighter ace credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in 375 combat missions. The majority of his victories were claimed near
Till We Meet Again (1944 film) (203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Till We Meet Again is a 1944 American drama film directed by Frank Borzage, written by Lenore J. Coffee, and starring Ray Milland, Barbara Britton, Walter
Japanese aircraft carrier Sōryū (5,430 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fighters of Marine Fighter Squadron VMF-211. The Wildcats shot down two B5Ns before they were shot down themselves by the Zeros. The garrison surrendered the
Nerkin Sasnashen (120 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
granite memorial marking the crash site of a United States Air Force C-130 shot down by Soviet MiG-17s on 2 September 1958 with the loss of 17 U.S. personnel
Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor (3,830 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down by a Lockheed Hudson Mark V of No. 233 Squadron RAF. On 22 October 1942, Luftwaffe Fw 200C-4/U3 "F8+EK" of 1.(F)/120 and I./KG 40 was shot down
Al-Dimas (170 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the location where a Canadian peacekeeping aircraft crashed after being shot down by three Syrian surface-to-air missiles on August 9, 1974. In Ad Dimas
The Great Escape (film) (5,579 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
himself had served in the Royal Air Force during World War II. He was shot down and spent a year in German prisoner-of-war camp Stalag Luft I. Charles
9K38 Igla (4,124 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
January 1991, a Panavia Tornado bomber of the British Royal Air Force was shot down by an Iraqi MANPADS that may have been an Igla-1E (or Strela-3) after
Count Manfred Beckett Czernin (1,348 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his aircraft, damaged by a Messerschmitt Bf 109 of 3/JG76. On 19 May he shot down a Heinkel He 111 and two Dornier Do 17, and a Henschel Hs 126 the next
Caesar Hull (3,306 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"The Few"—the Allied pilots of the Battle of Britain, in which he was shot down and killed. From a farming family, Hull's early years were spent in Southern
Max-Hellmuth Ostermann (2,872 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft during aerial combat. He is credited with 102 enemy aircraft shot down claimed in over 300 combat missions. The majority of his victories were
Thomas McGuire (2,158 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fighters were attacked by Japanese aircraft. During the battle, McGuire shot down two Nakajima Ki-43 "Oscars" and one Kawasaki Ki-61 "Tony." On the following
Gannes (125 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
early hours of 18 June 1944, Avro Lancaster HK559 of 115 Squadron RAF was shot down near the station on the eastern edge of Gannes, killing all seven crew
Joan of Paris (1,292 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Joan of Paris is a 1942 war film about five Royal Air Force pilots shot down over Nazi-occupied France during World War II and their attempt to escape
Gordon Gollob (8,375 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War II. A fighter ace, he was credited with 150 enemy aircraft shot down in over 340 combat missions. Gollob claimed the majority of his victories
Confirmation and overclaiming of aerial victories during World War II (1,268 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1 destroyed over Portland. StG 1 recorded the loss of only two Ju 87s shot down.12 August 1940 Luftwaffe The Germans claimed 22 British aircraft destroyed
Bees in Paradise (1,173 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bees in Paradise is a 1944 British musical comedy film directed by Val Guest and starring Arthur Askey, Anne Shelton and Peter Graves. It was produced
357th Fighter Group (5,778 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Historical Study 85 ¹Totals include one Me 262 jet shot down ²Totals include two Me 262 jets shot down In July 1945, the 357th Fighter Group moved to Neubiberg
Nagorno-Karabakh War (19,769 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and took the jobs as a means of supporting their families. Several were shot down over the city by Armenian forces and according to one of the pilots' commanders
2011 Afghanistan Boeing Chinook shootdown (3,110 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
operating with the call sign "Extortion 17" (pronounced "one-seven") was shot down while transporting an Immediate Reaction Force attempting to reinforce
Ba Đình District (272 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
name is still used in travel literature. The wreckage of a B-52 bomber shot down during the Vietnam War can be seen in Huu Tiep Lake in the Ngoc Ha neighborhood
No. 198 Squadron RAF (824 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilot was 198 Squadron's John Robert Baldwin, who claimed 15 aircraft shot down during 1942–44. Baldwin became C/O of the squadron in November 1943 and
Thomas Baker (aviator) (2,578 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
captain and was credited with bringing down 12 German aircraft. He was shot down and killed on 4 November 1918. In February 1919, he was posthumously awarded
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (7,990 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
MiG-25PD shot down an Iranian C-130. In April 1984, an Iraqi MiG-25PD shot down an Iranian F-5E. On 21 March 1984, an Iraqi MiG-25PD shot down an Iranian
2001 Grozny Mi-8 crash (414 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Major-General Anatoly Pozdnyakov, from the General Staff in Moscow was shot down directly over the city. The general was engaged in work quite unprecedented
Reach for the Sky (1,340 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reach for the Sky is a 1956 British biographical film about aviator Douglas Bader, based on the 1954 biography of the same name by Paul Brickhill. The
Syrian Air Force (5,344 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fire while attacking Ayelet Hashahar on 16 July, and another possibly shot down by Morris Mann (flying an Avia S-199) on 10 June. The Syrian Air Force
Jagdgeschwader 1 (World War II) (8,166 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
was shot down over the North Sea by another bomber return fire. The fight lasted for two hours, and four B-17s and five B-24s were claimed shot down for
Karel Kuttelwascher (2,594 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
one of the RAF's highest-scoring flying aces overall. In RAF service he shot down 18 enemy aircraft. He may also have scored numerous victories in French
Ralph K. Hofer (473 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down. Of the four downed pilots, two were made prisoners of war, and two were killed. The last was Hofer. Most probably he was shot down by warrant
AIM-120 AMRAAM (5,102 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was shot down by a USAF F-16C. The third combat use of the AMRAAM was in 1994, when a Republika Srpska Air Force J-21 Jastreb aircraft was shot down by
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo (1,745 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo is a 1944 American war film released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. It is based on the true story of the Doolittle Raid, America's first
La Grande Illusion (3,577 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
found on photographs from an earlier air reconnaissance mission. They are shot down by a German aviator and aristocrat, Rittmeister von Rauffenstein (Erich
Hou Yi (285 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Earth and scorched the fields, turning the world into a wasteland, Houyi shot down 9 of the 10 Suns, leaving the last one alive. Hou Yi was gifted the pill
Frank M. Dixon (733 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
observer and machine gunner. In July 1918 he was wounded when his plane was shot down over Soissons, France, which in turn required his leg to be amputated
Hansa-Brandenburg W.12 (363 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
bases at Ostend and Zeebrugge. The aircraft had some success, and one shot down the British airship C.27. In April 1918, a W.12 made an emergency landing
VFA-211 (U.S. Navy) (2,011 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
CDR Harold Marr shot down a Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF) MiG-17. On 21 June, LTJG Phil Vampatella and LT Eugene Chancy each shot down a MiG-17, while
Dommartin-Lettrée (119 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
when their Lancaster bomber (Lancaster III serial JB741 code: AR-J) was shot down near the village by enemy fire on May 4, 1944 before completing their
No. 488 Squadron RNZAF (1,345 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
which shot down seven enemy aircraft between July 1944 and November 1944, after which the aircraft was passed on to 409 Sqn., with which it shot down another
HMS Avenger (D14) (2,604 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
intercepted and shot down by the Sea Hurricanes. Another air attack by nine Heinkel He 115 torpedo bombers followed at 16:15. One was shot down by the convoy's
David L. Goldfein (747 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Allied Force. During that operation, on 2 May 1999, Goldfein's F-16 was shot down over western Serbia by a S-125 surface-to-air missile fired by the 3rd
Bob Chappuis (4,363 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aerial gunner on B-25 bombers in the European Theater. His aircraft was shot down in February 1945 in the Lombardy region of Northern Italy. Chappuis parachuted
Thomas Dalton-Morgan (1,437 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1941 when he shot down three Luftwaffe bombers over Glasgow. He was promoted to temporary squadron leader on 1 June. On 8 June he shot down a Junkers Ju
Indo-Pakistani Air War of 1965 (4,019 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Muhammad Mahmood Alam shot down seven Indian aircraft including claims of two as 'probable'. Five Hawker Hunter aircraft were shot down in one minute, of
The Purple Heart (1,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Purple Heart is a 1944 American war film directed by Lewis Milestone. The film stars Dana Andrews, Richard Conte, Farley Granger, Don "Red" Barry and
CAM ship (1,474 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
land there instead Hague, p. 78 Mitchell and Sawyer "The first Condor shot down by a Hurricat". World War II Today. Retrieved 2016-02-25. Hague, p. 79
Desperate Journey (2,024 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Forbes presses home an attack at low altitude, and his RAF B-17 bomber is shot down near the former Polish border. The five survivors—Forbes, American Flying
Edward "Porky" Cragg (647 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
action over New Britain on December 26, 1943. During that final mission he shot down his final kill. He was succeeded in command of the Headhunters by fellow
Ian Gleed (2,024 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
He served in the Battle of France and Battle of Britain before being shot down and killed over Tunisia. Gleed published a fictionalized memoir, Arise
George Preddy (681 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Czech Republic on April 17, 1945, from wounds he sustained when he was shot down by AA fire, while strafing Ceske Budejovice airfield. Preddy's military
1992 Azerbaijani Mil Mi-8 shootdown (337 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
28, 1992, the Azerbaijani transport helicopter Mil Mi-8 was reportedly shot down by a heat-seeking missile near the town of Shusha. The 1993 report by
Zerstörergeschwader 26 (2,295 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
crews claimed 12 Spitfires and Hurricanes (although RAF losses were 1 shot down,1 crash-landed). III./ZG26 in turn lost 3 Bf 110’s and another damaged
S-125 Neva/Pechora (3,483 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
missiles) shot down 9 Israeli and 1 Egyptian planes. Israel recognized the 5 in 1970 and in 1973 another 6 A USAF F-16 (serial 87-257) was shot down on January
No. 25 Squadron RAF (1,900 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Squadron, Cpl. James Henry Waller and 2nd Lt. George Reynolds McCubbin, shot down the famous German fighter ace Max Immelmann in June 1916. In the Inter-war
Jagdgeschwader 11 (5,633 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Dickfeld claimed the first B-17. Oberleutnant Heinz Knoke (leading 5./JG 11) shot down one B–17 after missing the original target for his bomb dropped over the
Israeli Air Force Museum (259 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of Israeli aircraft shot down 1948, retrieved 1994. De Havilland Mosquito Hiller 360 MiG-17 - remains of Syrian aircraft shot down over the Sea of Galilee
Battle of Karbala (2003) (702 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Armored Division. On 2 April, a U.S. Army UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter was shot down by small arms fire near Karbala, killing 7 soldiers. Four other soldiers
James Harry Lacey (1,615 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
109 on 31 August. On 2 September 1940, Lacey shot down two Bf 109s and damaged a Do 17. He then shot down another two Bf 109s on 5 September. During a
Willie McKnight (1,537 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
victories, as well as two shared and three unconfirmed kills. McKnight was shot down and killed on 12 January 1941 during a fighter sweep over Calais. William
Iran–Israel proxy conflict (10,928 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
located in Lebanon. Israel denied Syria's claim that one jet fighter was shot down and another damaged. Israel has not reported any pilots or aircraft missing
Japanese aircraft carrier Ryūjō (4,253 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
III fighters and claimed to have shot down six without loss. The following day, four A4Ns claimed to have shot down nine Chinese fighters without loss
2012 Turkish F-4 Phantom shootdown (1,160 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
June 2012, a Turkish F-4 Phantom reconnaissance jet was intercepted and shot down by the Syrian Army in international airspace, after having violated Syrian
Alexander Pokryshkin (8,145 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
mission, shot down one Bf 109 and damaged another reconnaissance mission, shot down Bf 110. 17 July 1942 – Pokryshkin escorted Il-2s, shot down two Bf 109G-2s
Jagdgeschwader 7 (1,304 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
February JG 7 intercepted USAAF bomber formations and 5 bombers were claimed shot down. By the end of February 1945 JG 7 had claimed around 45 four-engined bombers
Operation Rolling Thunder (10,734 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
31% were shot down by S-75 missiles (1,046 aircraft, or 6 missiles per one kill); 60% were shot down by anti-aircraft guns; and 9% were shot down by MiG
Battle of San Carlos (1982) (1,968 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
bomb detonated while being defused. Of the attacking aircraft, two were shot down. An additional COAN pilot was killed after ejecting from his A-4Q after
Keri (island) (258 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
solar panels. On June 14,1940 the Finnish civilian airplane Kaleva was shot down by two Soviet Ilyushin DB-3 bombers near the island. In June 14, 1993
Pat Pattle (7,229 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Pattle achieved most of his victories. Pattle claimed around 20 aircraft shot down and in March 1941 was promoted to squadron leader. After the German invasion
Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga (8,501 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
D3As and Zeros was shot down by AA fire over Midway, and another four D3As were damaged. Kaga's Zero pilots claimed to have shot down 12 US aircraft over
Saint-Ex (573 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the live stage musical production, see Antoine de Saint-Exupéry -Popular culture: Theatre. Saint-Ex is a 1996 British film biography made for direct
James Stockdale (4,411 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Sixteen aboard the carrier USS Oriskany (CV-34), his A-4 Skyhawk jet was shot down in North Vietnam on September 9, 1965. He served as President of the Naval
Eagle Squadrons (3,050 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
first Eagle Squadron pilot to become a Prisoner of War (POW) when he was shot down during an escort mission. The squadron's first confirmed victory came
Sukhoi Su-25 (7,855 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Georgian Air Force Su-25 was shot down over Nizhnaya Eshera on July 4, 1993 by an SA-14 MANPADS. Another Georgian Su-25 was shot down on 13 July 1993 with an
Neel E. Kearby (1,449 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
ensuing combat lasted close to an hour, and when it was over, Kearby had shot down six enemy planes which includes, four Nakajima Ki-43s and two Kawasaki
Jagdgeschwader 301 (1,758 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Zeisler (of 10./ JG 301) claimed one B-24 shot down over Tagoviste for his third victory, but was then shot down in his Bf 109 G-6. II./ JG 301 claimed one
German strategic bombing during World War I (8,393 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
£1.5 million in damage. 84 airships took part, of which 30 were either shot down or lost in accidents. Aeroplanes carried out 27 raids, dropping 246,774 lb
Abdul Rachman Saleh Airport (203 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Rachman Saleh, an Indonesian aviator and physiologist whose plane was shot down by the Dutch while landing in Maguwo Airfield (now Adisucipto International
Rudolf Anderson (1,396 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Cuban Missile Crisis, Anderson died when his U-2 spy aircraft was shot down over Cuba. Anderson was born September 15, 1927, in Greenville, South
1991 Azerbaijani Mil Mi-8 shootdown (1,032 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Affairs officials, 3 Azerbaijani journalists and 3 helicopter crew was shot down amidst heavy fighting near the Karakend village of Khojavend district
No. 1 Wing RAAF (6,566 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Squadron in October. During its time at Darwin the 49th Fighter Group shot down 79 Japanese aircraft and lost 21 P-40s. As well as bombing targets near
North American F-86 Sabre (9,422 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
MiG-15s that fought in Korea, and dispute that more MiG-15s than F-86s were shot down in air combat. Later in the war, North Korean and Chinese pilots increased
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
North Sea. They take shelter in a German rescue buoy, where they take two shot-down enemy aviators prisoner, but not before one sends a radio message. By
Young Eagles (film) (1,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Young Eagles is a 1930 American pre-Code romantic drama film directed by William A. Wellman for Paramount Pictures. It stars Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Jean
Japanese aircraft carrier Hiyō (3,301 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilots shot down three B5Ns on their first pass and severely damaged another pair which were also forced to crash-land. The US fighters then shot down the
Paddy Finucane (9,095 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
war while Barry Haydon and Geoff Chapman were shot down. Bader was also captured after being shot down by friendly-fire. Over the next few days 452 re-equipped
Sea Dart (1,868 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
a helicopter and an anti-ship missile. An additional helicopter was shot down in a 'friendly fire' incident during the Falklands War. Originally Hawker
Alexander Rutskoy (1,324 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
independent air attack regiment of 40th Army. During the war, his aircraft was shot down twice, but on both occasions he managed to eject safely. On one of these
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (13,617 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
destroyed at least one German aircraft, and may have shot down as many as five. Sederberg was shot down and became a prisoner of war. A famous African-American
High Barbaree (film) (1,278 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
During a bombing mission against a Japanese submarine, his PBY Catalina is shot down with all but one of his crew killed, but still able to stay afloat, adrift
Nicky Barr (3,447 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Bar. Shortly after taking command of No. 3 Squadron in May 1942, he was shot down and captured by Axis forces, and incarcerated in Italy. He escaped and
International Civil Aviation Organization (3,471 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
passenger airliners shot down while in international flight over hostile territory. Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 which was shot down on 21 February 1973
Tammy Duckworth (4,353 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
children and their families seeking humanitarian protection." After being shot down over Iraq, and losing both legs, Duckworth was fitted for prosthetics
George Beurling (5,156 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
" Beurling was shot down either by Herbert Rollwage or Siegfried Freytag and Fw Pohl of I./ JG 77, who all claimed a Spitfire shot down. Beurling hitched
Marion Eugene Carl (1,769 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from a badly-damaged airplane. It is believed that on August 26 Carl shot down the famous Japanese Navy Tainan Kōkūtai ace Junichi Sasai over Henderson
Non-British personnel in the RAF during the Battle of Britain (5,220 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hurricanes. During the Battle, Ellacombe shot down several German bomber aircraft and was himself shot down on two occasions. He enjoyed a successful
Douglas A-1 Skyraider (4,842 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fire, and a second from Constellation shot down, killing its pilot. During the war, U.S. Navy Skyraiders shot down two North Vietnamese Air Force (NVAF)
Günther Specht (3,556 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
active duty and was shot down six times during the war. After his recovery in 1939, he chose to return to active service but was shot down again in France
Syrian Air Defense Force (1,477 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
claimed to have shot down 43 Israeli warplanes over Lebanon in the same year. On 22 June 2012, the Syrian Air Defence Force shot down a Turkish McDonnell
Heinrich Ehrler (5,726 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War II. As a fighter ace, he is credited with 208 enemy aircraft shot down in over 400 combat missions. The majority of his victories were claimed
Von Ryan's Express (1,958 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Sinatra's most successful films. Colonel Joseph Ryan is a USAAF pilot who is shot down over Italy. He is taken to a POW camp, run by the cruel Major Basilio
Saint-Philbert-de-Grand-Lieu (209 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in the local cemetery. He was first buried at Gibraltar, having been shot down near there. His daughter is the American writer Francine du Plessix Gray
Ernest Mason (740 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
He was attacked in turn by Oberleutnant Klaus Mietusch of JG 26 and shot down for the German's eighth victory. Mason ditched his aircraft in the sea
Brian Eaton (4,096 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
flying P-40 Kittyhawk fighter-bombers in North Africa. Despite being shot down three times within ten days soon after arriving, Eaton quickly rose to
W. E. Johns (2,125 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Second Lieutenant Alfred Edward Amey, was badly wounded and the aircraft shot down. The victory was credited to Georg Weiner, the commander of Jagdstaffel
Adolf Galland (17,458 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and in the Defence of the Reich. On four occasions, he survived being shot down, and he was credited with 104 aerial victories, all of them against the
No. 43 Squadron RAF (1,355 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
three 43 Squadron Hurricanes based at RAF Acklington intercepted and shot down a Luftwaffe Heinkel He 111 bomber at Whitby. The formation was led by
USS Irwin (1,184 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Marianas in the Battle of the Philippine Sea 19 to 21 June, Irwin shot down an enemy torpedo bomber while repelling air attacks on the escort carriers
Jeremiah Denton (2,507 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
war (POW) in North Vietnam after the A-6 Intruder he was piloting was shot down in 1965. He was the first of all American POWs held captive and released
Ernest Sands (302 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Bomb Group, 755th Squadron (B-24). On October 14, 1944, his plane was shot down over Cologne, Germany and he was able to evade capture for several days
Israeli–Syrian ceasefire line incidents during the Syrian Civil War (8,695 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Warplane, Hits Another One". Sputnik. Retrieved 26 June 2017. Syria Says Shot Down Israeli Drone Over Quneitra Israeli drone crashes in Syria, circumstances
Kenneth H. Dahlberg (1,606 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Europe. A fighter ace, he was credited with 14 aerial victories. He was shot down three times. The first time, he bailed out near Paris and was sheltered
Günther Schack (1,347 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
success. He claimed 174 enemy aircraft shot down, all of them on the Russian front. He survived being shot down 15 times during his 780 combat missions
S-200 (missile) (3,738 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
they had shot down one IAF F-16 aircraft and damaged another. while the Syrian Defense Ministry claimed that an Israeli fighter jet was shot down, which
Clutch (mascot) (271 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
received even more attention in an Internet meme that involved a man being shot down during a halftime marriage proposal at a Rockets game in 2008. After the
German battleship Tirpitz (5,995 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down. Another raid, composed of twenty-three Halifaxes and eleven Lancasters, took place the following night. Two of the bombers were shot down by
Jagdgeschwader 300 (1,948 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hermann Wischnewski (26 claims) of I./JG 300 shot down two B-17 bombers and a P-51 fighter but was then shot down and badly injured.[citation needed] In the
Catalina affair (1,038 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Force fighter jets shot down two Swedish aircraft over international waters in the Baltic Sea. The first aircraft to be shot down was an unarmed Swedish
Max Immelmann (2,899 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
units were equipped, but never with any success. On 3 June 1915, he was shot down by a French pilot but managed to land safely behind German lines. Immelmann
C4 (mixtape) (204 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Chemistry" samples "Dr. Carter". "Take Off Ur Pants" samples "Tie My Hands". "Shot Down" samples "Shoot Me Down". "Play With Fire" samples "Playing With Fire"
HESA Ababil (2,585 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
J. Rubin, "U.S. Says It Shot Down An Iranian Drone Over Iraq", The New York Times, March 17, 2009. "Iranian drone 'shot down in Iraq'". BBC News. March
Scott Speicher (2,789 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
July 1957 – January 17, 1991) was a United States Navy pilot who was shot down over Iraq during the Persian Gulf War becoming the first American combat
Jagdgeschwader 53 (1,735 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and several of the unit's aces were shot down, wounded, captured or killed. 30 June 1942: A Yak-1 fighter shot down Leutnant Joachim Louis's Messerschmitt
Josip Križaj (aviator) (389 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the Spanish Republic. He was a member of the Squadron España, and was shot down once and captured during the war. After his return to Yugoslavia, he moved
Edward O'Hare (6,581 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
a group of Japanese torpedo bombers, O'Hare's Grumman F6F Hellcat was shot down; his aircraft was never found. In 1945, the U.S. Navy destroyer USS O'Hare (DD-889)
1918 in aviation (9,994 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
60 Squadron – the Albatros D.Va of German ace Max Ritter von Müller is shot down in flames. Von Müller jumps to his death to escape the fire. Von Müller's
Operation Deny Flight (6,660 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
six Serb J-21 Jastreb jets bombed a Bosnian factory. US Air Force F-16s shot down four of the six Serb jets over Banja Luka. This engagement was the first
USS Marcus Island (1,082 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Surigao Strait on the 13th. Her patrolling aircraft shot down one enemy fighter on 14 December and shot down three more planes on the 15th. Marcus Island came
Jagdgeschwader 302 (788 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hauptmann Heinrich Wurzer (26 victories, 24 by day, all with JG 302) shot down a RAF Lancaster bomber for his first victory and on 14 January 1944 was
Håkon Kyllingmark (256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Håkon Olai Kyllingmark (19 January 1915 – 12 August 2003) was a Norwegian military officer and businessman. He served as a politician for the Conservative
Lance Sijan (1,781 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
anti-aircraft fire, and many had to return to base. One A-1H aircraft was shot down, though its pilot was soon rescued by a SAR helicopter on station. Sijan
List of aviation accidents and incidents in the war in Afghanistan (8,416 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the crash. April 19: A US Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Helmand province. At least four US troops were killed after the helicopter
Leslie Howard (6,267 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
sparking conspiracy theories regarding his death in 1943 when the Luftwaffe shot down BOAC Flight 777 over the Bay of Biscay (in Cedeira, A Coruña) on which
Vera Belik (758 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Regiment where she worked with pilot Tatyana Makarova. When their Po-2 was shot down by a German fighter after completing a bombing mission she was posthumously
Edward O'Hare (6,581 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
a group of Japanese torpedo bombers, O'Hare's Grumman F6F Hellcat was shot down; his aircraft was never found. In 1945, the U.S. Navy destroyer USS O'Hare (DD-889)
List of aviation accidents and incidents in the war in Afghanistan (8,416 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the crash. April 19: A US Army Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk helicopter was shot down in Helmand province. At least four US troops were killed after the helicopter
Scott Speicher (2,789 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
July 1957 – January 17, 1991) was a United States Navy pilot who was shot down over Iraq during the Persian Gulf War becoming the first American combat
Sudanese Air Force (879 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
"Russia says fighter pilot shot down in Sudan was an ex-military officer". Retrieved 23 February 2015. "South Sudan says it shot down Sudanese fighter jet as
History of the Armée de l'Air (1909–1942) (5,293 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
became the top-scoring Allied pilot of World War I with 75 enemy aircraft shot down, Georges Guynemer who was killed after 54 victories, and Charles Nungesser
Mitsubishi A5M (1,824 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Japanese claimed they lost only two G3Ms and two A5Ms shot down with over 40 Chinese aircraft shot down. 104 A5M aircraft were modified to accommodate a two-seater
British Commonwealth Forces Korea (577 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
based on HMS Ocean, shot down a MiG-15 jet fighter, becoming one of only a handful of pilots of propeller planes to have shot down a jet. The only front-line
Lance Sijan (1,781 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
anti-aircraft fire, and many had to return to base. One A-1H aircraft was shot down, though its pilot was soon rescued by a SAR helicopter on station. Sijan
Burt Talcott (383 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
became a bomber pilot. On a mission in a B-24 over Austria, Talcott was shot down and captured, spending 14 months in a German Prisoner-of-war camp. Upon
Operation EF (1941) (2,487 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
on fire. Eleven Fairey Albacores and two Fairey Fulmar fighters were shot down, for a loss of two Luftwaffe aircraft. The force attacking Petsamo faced
Jagdgeschwader 302 (788 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hauptmann Heinrich Wurzer (26 victories, 24 by day, all with JG 302) shot down a RAF Lancaster bomber for his first victory and on 14 January 1944 was
Invasion of South Georgia (2,719 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
corvette 1 Antarctic Survey ship 2 helicoptersCasualties and losses 1 wounded 22 prisoners 3 killed 9 wounded 1 corvette damaged 1 helicopter shot down
Women in war (630 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
assigned limited combat roles, especially in anti-aircraft units, where they shot down enemy bombers while at the same time being safe from capture. Underground
George Andrew Davis Jr. (6,257 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
friendly aircraft in "MiG Alley", downing two of the MiG-15's before he was shot down and killed. Controversies arose surrounding the circumstances of his death
Oswald Boelcke (6,875 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
wingman's move, Boelcke shot down and killed the last Frenchman while Immelmann battled his victim. On 31 August, Pégoud was shot down and killed after six
Joseph Gomer (pilot) (313 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
out over 160 special missions until 1947. During World War II, he was shot down by an enemy fighter, but he survived. By 1964, he achieved the rank of
Dassault Mystère IV (1,402 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
when eight aircraft fought 16 Egyptian Air Force MiG-15s. The Mystères shot down one MiG while a second MiG and one of the Mystères were damaged. On the
Air battle of Mansoura (1,844 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Mubarak. According to Egyptian sources, multiple Israeli fighters were shot down; this is disputed by Israeli sources. The 104th Air Wing had three squadrons
Lockheed U-2 (16,669 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Gary Powers was shot down in a CIA U-2A over the Soviet Union by a surface-to-air missile (SAM). Major Rudolf Anderson Jr. was shot down in another U-2
Free Libyan Air Force (1,446 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
claimed the aircraft was shot down by pro-Gaddafi forces. Finally, BBC News reported on 20 March that the rebel aircraft was shot down by friendly fire, and
Dieter Dengler (5,012 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
remained confident that he would be rescued. Immediately after he was shot down, Dengler smashed his survival radio and hid most of his other survival
Josef Wurmheller (3,343 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilot during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 102 enemy aircraft shot down in over 300 combat missions. He claimed the majority of his aerial victories
Gulf of Sirte (1,868 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
by an air-to-air Atoll missile. After evading the missile, the Tomcats shot down both Libyan planes with Sidewinder missiles. According to some reports
1960 U-2 incident (6,246 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On 1 May 1960, a United States U-2 spy plane was shot down by the Soviet Air Defence Forces while performing photographic aerial reconnaissance deep into
Hermann Graf (8,673 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
it was Germany's highest military decoration. On 26 September 1942 he shot down his 200th enemy aircraft. By then a national hero, Graf was withdrawn
Operation Pedestal (14,813 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
out. Four Ju 88s were shot down and another two were claimed by navy anti-aircraft gunners (German records showed five shot down and two lost over Sardinia
No. 603 Squadron RAF (1,679 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
October, when it shot down a Junkers Ju 88 bomber into the Firth of Forth north of Port Seton - the first enemy aircraft to be shot down over Great Britain
Pakistan Naval Air Arm Atlantique shootdown (2,483 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Breguet Atlantic maritime patrol aircraft of the Pakistan Naval Air Arm was shot down by a MiG 21 fighter of the Indian Air Force over the Rann of Kutch, on
Theberton (450 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the morning of 17 June 1917 that the German Zeppelin airship L48 was shot down by Robert Saundby and others while it was on a bombing raid. Sixteen members
Colin Falkland Gray (1,707 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with No. 54 Squadron during the Battles of France and Britain, and had shot down 14 aircraft and had a half share in another by September 1940. He later
Tony Gaze (1,659 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
over Le Tréport after downing a Focke Wulf 190 Gaze's own Spitfire V was shot down by Heinz-Gerhard Vogt of II./JG 26 (his 14th claim of an eventual 48)
Walter Schuck (5,386 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
end of World War II. As a fighter ace, he claimed 206 enemy aircraft shot down in over 500 combat missions, eight of which while flying the Messerschmitt
1943 in aviation (25,334 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
two Ki-43s. After Feliton is shot down, DeBlanc downs another Ki-43 – his fifth victory of the day – before being shot down himself. Japanese ace Takeo
Flying Tigers (7,235 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilots were also orally promised a bounty of $500 for each enemy aircraft shot down, but no one knew if that would actually happen until they returned home
Grumman F-14 Tomcat (14,048 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
where they saw combat against Iraqi warplanes. Iranian F-14s reportedly shot down at least 160 Iraqi aircraft during the war, while only 12 to 16 Tomcats
Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon (1,096 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
eventually overcome by the sheer weight of numbers. His aircraft was shot down by a gunfire of one of the Sabres and he was killed. The sublime heroism
Flight of the Intruder (3,585 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the idea. On the next raid, Boxman hits the suspected target, but is shot down by another SAM and killed. The North Vietnamese in Hanoi gloat on TV over
The Purple Plain (884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Purple Plain, also known as Llanura Roja, is a 1954 British war film, directed by Robert Parrish, with Gregory Peck playing a Royal Canadian Air Force
1985 Bakhtar Afghan Airlines Antonov An-26 shootdown (154 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as YA-BAM) on a scheduled internal flight from Kandahar to Farah was shot down by a ground-to-air missile. The aircraft had departed from Kandahar Airport
1917 in aviation (8,634 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
von Richthofen receives the Pour le Mérite (the "Blue Max") for having shot down 16 Allied aircraft since September 1916. January 27 - A French air raid
Arthur Rhys-Davids (3,635 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
may have been shot down by German ace Karl Gallwitz. Despite disappearing less than five miles from the crash site of Werner Voss, shot down by Rhys-Davids
Cuban Missile Crisis (17,888 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was shot down that—the Cubans didn't have capabilities to shoot it down, the Soviets did—we believed if it was shot down, it would be shot down by a
Independent Division of Guizhou Provincial Military District (1st Formation)(People's Republic of China) (112 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
defense missions in Lai Châu province. During its deployment the battalion shot down 4 US aircraft and damaged other 5. The division was disbanded on July
Hollies (1974 album) (88 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Cool Woman in a Black Dress" soundalike in "The Day That Curly Billy Shot Down Crazy Sam McGee". http://www.hollies.co.uk/music-archive/session-listing
René Fonck (2,925 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down a German two-seater Rumpler CIV 6787/16 of FA 18. The news reported the killed pilot to be Leutnant Kurt Wissemann, who had allegedly shot down
24th Fighter Aviation Division (People's Liberation Army Air Force) (132 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of about 17,000 personnel and 70-120 aircraft. Since 1952 the 24th has shot down three enemy aircraft and many balloons. 24th Fighter Division sub units:
John Balmer (3,021 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Initially posted as missing, his plane was later confirmed to have been shot down, and all of the crew killed. Balmer was buried outside Brussels. The son
Syria missile strikes (September 2018) (1,626 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the Israeli jets were already in Israeli airspace when the Il-20 was shot down. According to Israel, the Syrian government is fully responsible for the
Hell in the Pacific (1,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hell in the Pacific is a 1968 World War II film starring Lee Marvin and Toshirō Mifune, the only two actors in the entire film. It was directed by John
Arthur Rhys-Davids (3,635 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
may have been shot down by German ace Karl Gallwitz. Despite disappearing less than five miles from the crash site of Werner Voss, shot down by Rhys-Davids
Ofira Air Battle (1,289 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
of the brief six-minute battle, seven MiGs were confirmed to have been shot down according to Israeli account. The remaining MiGs disengaged and the Israeli
Syria missile strikes (September 2018) (1,626 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the Israeli jets were already in Israeli airspace when the Il-20 was shot down. According to Israel, the Syrian government is fully responsible for the
24th Fighter Aviation Division (People's Liberation Army Air Force) (132 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of about 17,000 personnel and 70-120 aircraft. Since 1952 the 24th has shot down three enemy aircraft and many balloons. 24th Fighter Division sub units:
John Francis Jackson (3,140 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hawker Hurricanes, he began to score victories in quick succession. He shot down three Junkers Ju 87s in a single sortie near Mersa Matruh on 18 February
Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) (4,828 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
World War II with 38 kills. Six DFCs. Major John Trevor Godfrey, USAAF: Shot down 18 German aircraft. Major Louis J. Sebille, USAF: Korean War F-51 Mustang
Bombing of Treviso in World War II (229 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
civilians were killed, including 123 children. The attackers lost one B-17, shot down by anti-aircraft guns of the nearby airport. As the bombing occurred on
The Blitz (16,131 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
bombers were lost with 13 confirmed to have been shot down by night fighters. On 3/4 May, nine were shot down in one night. On 10/11 May, London suffered severe
Spaniel (1,664 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
breeds. The extinct English Water Spaniel was used to retrieve water fowl shot down with arrows. Land spaniels were setting spaniels—those that crept forward
Mitsubishi Ki-51 (673 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
USS Bullhead (SS-332) with all hands. Charles Lindbergh, flying a P-38 Lightning, shot down a Ki-51.[citation needed] Prototypes: two built Service trials: 11 built
Breechloader (2,057 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the advantages were similar: the crew no longer had to force powder and shot down a long barrel with rammers, and the shot could now tightly fit the bore
John Balmer (3,021 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Initially posted as missing, his plane was later confirmed to have been shot down, and all of the crew killed. Balmer was buried outside Brussels. The son
Jagdgeschwader 76 (456 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The unit participated in the invasion of Poland, claiming 6 aircraft shot down. JG 76 then flew operations through the summer of 1940, and during the
USS Alaska (CB-1) (2,173 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
task forces and conducting limited shore bombardment operations. She shot down several Japanese aircraft off Okinawa, including a possible Ohka piloted
George Thomas Coker (4,008 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
on which Coker was serving as co-pilot, bombardier, and navigator, was shot down over North Vietnam. He was held as a prisoner of war in the "Hanoi Hilton"
Operation Bolo (4,138 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Scoring its first kill on October 5, 1966, in December intercepting MiG-21s shot down two F-105s and forced 20% of all strike sorties to jettison their bombloads
Lionair Flight 602 (510 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
minutes into the flight. Initial reports indicated that the plane had been shot down by Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam terrorists using MANPADS, which has
Leo K. Thorsness (4,067 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was awarded the medal for an air engagement on April 19, 1967. He was shot down two weeks later and spent six years in captivity in North Vietnam as a
Wilhelm Lemke (2,886 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Lützow was relocated east. Lemke claimed two Soviet Tupolev SB-2 bombers shot down on 26 June 1941—his first aerial victories. He was awarded the Iron Cross
Nairana-class escort carrier (3,904 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Later the same day another two Ju 220s appeared one was shot down and the other was probably shot down. With Vindex damaged and needing a refit and Campania
Frank Reginald Carey (8,403 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC) for seven enemy aircraft shot down and two probably shot down. On 14 June he received a Bar to the DFC and a promotion
Korean Air Lines Flight 007 (16,459 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
On 1 September 1983, the South Korean airliner serving the flight was shot down by a Soviet Su-15 interceptor. The Boeing 747 airliner was en route from
Gulf of Sidra incident (1981) (1,826 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
two Russian made Libyan Su-22 Fitter fired upon and were subsequently shot down by two U.S. F-14 Tomcats off the Libyan coast. In 1973, Libya claimed
Everett Alvarez Jr. (1,041 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during Operation Pierce Arrow, LTJG. Alvarez's Douglas A-4 Skyhawk was shot down in the immediate aftermath of what is known as the Gulf of Tonkin incident
The Day and the Hour (117 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Day and the Hour (French: Le jour et l'heure) is a 1963 French war-time drama film directed by René Clément and starring Simone Signoret and Stuart
Jagdgeschwader 26 (2,400 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
entire cowling thus painted. JG 26 claimed 160 French and British aircraft shot down, for relatively light losses of 17 pilots killed. After the fall of France
Operation Red Wings (6,051 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
killed, and a quick reaction force helicopter sent in for their aid was shot down with a rocket-propelled grenade fired from an RPG-7, killing all eight
Roald Dahl (9,295 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
but the magazine changed it to "Shot Down Over Libya" to make it sound more dramatic, although Dahl had not been shot down; it was published in the 1 August
Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman (593 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
mission to bomb an ammunition dump at Aubigne in France. His aircraft was shot down by a night fighter and Ivelaw-Chapman went on the run. Because of his
Lockheed P-38 Lightning (17,143 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
P-38s were shot down in a single sortie by Jagdgeschwader 53 Bf 109s without achieving a single kill. On 2 September, 10 P-38s were shot down, in return
Michael Crossley (903 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War, led No. 32 Squadron RAF in the Battle of Britain. Crossley shot down 20 enemy aircraft and shared in the destruction of two others with one
Jagdgeschwader 54 (1,374 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
missions on the Eastern Front where it claimed more than 9,600 aircraft shot down. It was the second-highest scoring wing in the Luftwaffe after JG 52 (+10
Romualdas Marcinkus (3,358 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
night combat. On 12 February 1942, during Operation Cerberus, he was shot down, became a prisoner of war, and was sent to Stalag Luft III. At Stalag
Osgood Hanbury (711 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Lockheed Hudson of No. 117 Squadron RAF piloted by Robert Yaxley, which was shot down by a German aircraft over the Bay of Biscay. He had scored a total of
Ernie Case (1,533 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
All-America Football Conference for the Baltimore Colts. A bomber pilot who was shot down and captured as a prisoner-of-war during World War II, Case is best remembered
Dragon (Cussler novel) (270 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Pitt. In 1945, a B-29 bomber carrying a third nuclear bomb to Japan is shot down over the sea off the coast of Japan. In 1993, terrorists want to restore
1965 in aviation (6,470 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Nang, South Vietnam. Thirty-five helicopters become involved; three are shot down and 19 damaged. April 1 – Tasman Empire Airways becomes Air New Zealand
John Alcock (RAF officer) (997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
‹ The template Infobox military person is being considered for merging. › Captain Sir John William "Jack" Alcock KBE DSC (5 November 1892 – 18 December
1994 Iranian Air Force C-130 shootdown (837 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft, carrying Iranian embassy personnel from Moscow to Tehran, was shot down by Armenian military forces near the city of Stepanakert in Nagorno-Karabakh
Mervyn Middlecoat (1,096 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aerial battles during the 1965 and 1971 Indo-Pakistani wars, before being shot down on 12 December 1971. He was one of a number of distinguished Pakistani
Battle of Baghdad (2003) (3,923 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
United States Navy F/A-18C Hornet were shot down near Karbala. On April 8, an A-10 Warthog attack plane was shot down in the fighting around Jumhuriya Bridge
Sukhoi Su-27 (7,274 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Vatslav Aleksandrovich Shipko (Вацлав Александрович Шипко) was reported shot down in friendly fire by an S-75M Dvina on 19 March 1993 while intercepting
Dive bomber (7,780 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
February 1941, most had been shot down by British fighters. In Morocco on 11 November 1942, American Curtiss P-40 Warhawks shot down 15 Ju 87Ds in one encounter
Kenneth Walker (6,392 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Guinea, for which he received the Silver Star. On 5 January 1943, he was shot down and killed leading a daylight bombing raid over Rabaul, for which he was
Croatian Air Force Legion (1,691 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Messerschmitt 109 and Dornier Do 17, with two fighter pilots having actually shot down Luftwaffe aircraft. The Legion's commander was Ivan Mark. During operations
Chinese destroyer Anshan (101) (185 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
with the Soviet Union throughout the Second World War, during which she shot down two German airplanes. The ship was commissioned into the Chinese navy
Hans Philipp (6,311 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft during aerial combat. He is credited with 206 enemy aircraft shot down in over 500 combat missions. The majority of his victories were claimed
Emil Lang (2,440 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(USAAF) P-47 Thunderbolt on 14 June 1944—and four P-51 Mustang fighters shot down in four minutes on 20 June 1944, plus another four P-51s on 24 June. Hauptmann
Lydia Litvyak (4,287 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
record for the greatest number of kills by a female fighter pilot. She was shot down near Orel during the Battle of Kursk as she attacked a formation of German
List of Korean War flying aces (2,160 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
both the UN and the Soviet bloc nations. UN pilots claim 840 aircraft shot down during the war, while Chinese, Soviet, and North Korean sources indicate
Lockheed L-100 Hercules (2,207 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
May 16, 1981: an Angola Air Charter L-100-20 (registration D2-EAS) was shot down by an infrared missile near Menongue, the provincial center of the Cuando
Polar 3 (635 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Dornier Do 228 owned and operated by the Alfred Wegener Institute that was shot down south of Dakhla, Western Sahara by guerrillas of the Polisario Front on
The Hunters (1958 film) (1,236 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
mission soon afterward, Abbott tangles with Casey Jones and is quickly shot down far behind enemy lines. In an ensuing dogfight, Saville manages to shoot
2008 Georgian spy plane shootdowns (5,762 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
May 2008 where Georgia's breakaway republic of Abkhazia claimed to have shot down unmanned Georgian reconnaissance aircraft. Georgia initially denied that
Bobby Goodman (847 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and class of 1978 graduate of the United States Naval Academy. He was shot down over Lebanon on 4 December 1983. Captured upon ejection from his stricken
Bud Mahurin (2,054 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
3 more enemy planes probably destroyed, and one damaged, before being shot down himself. Mahurin was promoted to major on March 21, 1944. On March 27
Israeli Air Defense Command (626 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
first operational shot down of manned enemy aircraft for the Patriot in the world. Few months earlier, Israeli Patriot batteries shot down 2 Hamas drones
Heinz Vinke (2,858 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Cross of the Iron Cross on 19 September 1943. Vinke and his crew were shot down and killed in action on 26 February 1944, while on a search and rescue
Sri Lanka Air Force Museum (243 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
remnants of Japanese aircraft shot down over Ceylon during World War 2 and artifacts from the LTTE aircraft shot down during the Suicide Air Raid on
Action of June 5, 1984 (155 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
directed two Saudi F-15 Eagles to intercept the Iranians. The Saudis shot down both Iranian fighters, causing the Iranians to scramble 11 additional
Spillover of the Syrian Civil War (4,307 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Iranian targets in Syria, IAF F-16 shot down". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 2018-02-10. "Israeli F-16 fighter jet shot down amid Syrian anti-air fire, pilots
Thomas J. Lynch (1,145 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
out of Laloki airfield. On 27 December, Lynch became an ace after he shot down two Nakajima Ki-43 Oscars over the Buna beachhead. For this action, which
Vietnam War POW/MIA issue (7,370 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down over North Vietnam or Laos. Investigations of these incidents have involved determining whether the men involved survived being shot down.
German submarine U-241 (996 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Kriegsmarine during World War II. Four days into her first patrol, she shot down an attacking flying boat but was sunk with all hands the next day. German
Heinz Schmidt (pilot) (3,254 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 173 enemy aircraft shot down in 712 combat missions. All of his victories were claimed over the Eastern
RAF Advanced Air Striking Force (7,563 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and ground crew. K9325 (rear) shot down at St Vith, crew captured, K9324 (centre) survived campaign, K9353 (near) shot down over Luxembourg, 12 May, crew
Zerstörergeschwader 1 (1,100 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
One Danish Fokker D.XXI did manage to get airborne but was immediately shot down. Oblt. Victor Mölders, brother of Werner Mölders, took the official surrender
Emil Bitsch (868 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down on 24 June 1942 to claim his 9th and 10th victories. In July, he claimed 15 victories, including his 20th 'kill' which he shot down on 13
Ronald Adam (actor) (1,801 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Adams had barely had time to get used to the new title before he was shot down, on 7 April 1918, near Villers-Bretonneux in Northern France, either by
Flight Lieutenant (film) (276 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Harvard Law School grad who had himself served in the Pacific and been shot down. A review in The New York Times considered that the film was a "dreary
Pakistan Air Force (9,991 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
either country. The PAF claimed it shot down 104 IAF planes and lost 19 of its own, while the IAF claimed it shot down 73 PAF planes and lost 59. According
Lavochkin La-11 (1,199 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
combat use of La-11 took place on April 8, 1950, when four Soviet pilots shot down a United States Navy Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer over the Baltic Sea
No. 16 Squadron RNZAF (226 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Rabaul, by Corsairs from 14 and 16 Squadrons, a 14 Squadron Corsair was shot down and the pilot parachuted into Simpson Harbour. 14 and 16 Squadron Corsairs
German submarine U-228 (633 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
front-line boat. U-228 completed six patrols without sinking any ships, but shot down two aircraft. She was damaged at Bergen, Norway, struck on 5 October 1944
Boulton Paul Defiant (6,601 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
20mm cannon at +12° - virtually all losses of Bomber Command aircraft shot down by Luftwaffe night fighters using upward-firing were ascribed to flak
Heinrich Bär (6,868 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
occasions he survived being shot down, and according to records in the German Federal Archives, he claimed to have shot down 228 enemy aircraft and was
Captain Apollo (734 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his home, but many of his personal relationships. His brother Zac was shot down by a Cylon ambush. Zac's viper was damaged, and Apollo left him behind
McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (11,412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
F-15E crew on the bombing coordinates. On 13 September 2009, an F-15E shot down a non-responsive MQ-9 Reaper drone over Northern Afghanistan to prevent
Johnnie Johnson (RAF officer) (7,600 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Royal Air Force (RAF) pilot and flying ace—defined as a pilot that has shot down five or more enemy aircraft in aerial combat—who flew and fought during
Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 (12,196 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down and 27 crew members were killed. According to other sources, this encounter occurred on 6 April and four out of seven SM.79s were shot down
Survival knife (1,408 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
some type of survival knife to pilots in the event their plane may be shot down. Survival knives can be used for trapping, skinning, wood cutting, wood
Brewster F2A Buffalo (9,281 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
and achieving in the first phase of that conflict 32 Soviet aircraft shot down for every B-239 lost, and producing 36 Buffalo "aces". In December 1941
Bon Voyage (1944 film) (701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bon Voyage (1944) is a short French language propaganda film made by Alfred Hitchcock for the British Ministry of Information. Although the film is short
HMS Formidable (67) (6,773 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
claimed to have shot down a pair of Z.1007s searching for the fleet; one Fulmar failed to return. Later that afternoon, the fighters shot down four German
Operation Chastise (6,270 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Barlow and Byers crossed the coast around the island of Texel. Byers was shot down by flak shortly afterwards, crashing into the Waddenzee. Barlow's aircraft
Farm Gate (military operation) (1,008 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the crew on board any combat missions. In the event an aircraft did get shot down in hostile territory, the presence of an Asian crewman would be enough
Museum of Aviation, Belgrade (535 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
wreckage of a downed USAF F-117 Nighthawk and F-16 Fighting Falcon, both shot down during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia in 1999. In addition, the collection
Alfred Grislawski (1,412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Ukraine. Grislawski gained his first victory on 1 September 1941, when he shot down a Soviet I-16. By the end of 1941, Grislawski had a victory total 11.
Operation Mole Cricket 19 (3,837 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
had destroyed 29 of 30 SAM batteries deployed in the Beqaa Valley and shot down between 82–86 enemy aircraft with minimal losses of its own. The battle
Battle of the Heligoland Bight (1939) (5,995 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
without loss to the bombers. The German pilot shot down was future German ace Günther Specht. He was shot down by Corporal Copley of No. 38 Squadron RAF.
USS Hornet (CV-12) (2,539 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
pilots were aces. In one day, her aircraft shot down 72 Japanese aircraft, and in one month, they shot down 255 aircraft. Hornet supported nearly every
Ace (military) (1,041 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
has accumulated a meaningfully measurable statistic such as aircraft shot down, tonnage sunk, or a number of successful sniper shots.[page needed] In
Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui (939 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
total of four attacking aircraft (three from one formation only) were shot down, two by Rafiqui. He was awarded with Sitara-e-Jurrat for this mission
Messerschmitt Me 323 (2,389 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the remaining 21 of the Me 323s were lost while three of the P-40s were shot down by the escorts. A total of 198 Me 323s were built before production ceased
Friedrich Geisshardt (2,448 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(RAF) aircraft shot down during the Battle of Britain, followed by six more claims in early 1941. On 6 April 1941, Geißhardt shot down four Hawker Fury
Gerhard Barkhorn (3,548 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
not have any success, although he flew some 21 combat sorties and was shot down in the English Channel on 29 October by RAF fighters. Shortly thereafter
George H. Gay Jr. (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
‹ The template Infobox military person is being considered for merging. › Ensign (later Lieutenant Commander) George Henry Gay Jr. (March 8, 1917 – October
John Plagis (3,157 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during the invasion of France and the campaign that followed; he was shot down over Arnhem during Operation Market Garden, but only lightly wounded.
Dassault Mirage F1 (10,016 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Su-22Ms shot down, while a Kfir claimed a further A-37B Dragonfly. Sources in Peru, however, deny the claim that the Sukhois Su-22Ms were shot down by Ecuadorian
Bon Voyage (1944 film) (701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Bon Voyage (1944) is a short French language propaganda film made by Alfred Hitchcock for the British Ministry of Information. Although the film is short
John Plagis (3,157 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during the invasion of France and the campaign that followed; he was shot down over Arnhem during Operation Market Garden, but only lightly wounded.
USS Hornet (CV-12) (2,539 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
pilots were aces. In one day, her aircraft shot down 72 Japanese aircraft, and in one month, they shot down 255 aircraft. Hornet supported nearly every
Friedrich Geisshardt (2,448 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(RAF) aircraft shot down during the Battle of Britain, followed by six more claims in early 1941. On 6 April 1941, Geißhardt shot down four Hawker Fury
HMS Denbigh Castle (K696) (1,086 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
escorting her first and only Arctic convoy to Russia, she claimed to have shot down a German torpedo bomber. Denbigh Castle was torpedoed in early 1945 by
Alfred Grislawski (1,412 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Ukraine. Grislawski gained his first victory on 1 September 1941, when he shot down a Soviet I-16. By the end of 1941, Grislawski had a victory total 11.
Operation Deliberate Force (2,700 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
an incident near Banja Luka, NATO fighters operating under Deny Flight shot down four Bosnian Serb fighters for violating a no-fly zone. This was the first
Ace (military) (1,041 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
has accumulated a meaningfully measurable statistic such as aircraft shot down, tonnage sunk, or a number of successful sniper shots.[page needed] In
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (8,960 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in Syria. Probably shot down by a Syrian SA-3 surface to air missile". 17 March 2015. CNN, Roba Alhenawi,. "Syria says it shot down U.S. drone – CNN".
Iron Eagle on the Attack (1,131 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
alternate take on that of Iron Eagle II, wherein Doug survived after being shot down in Soviet Airspace. The film was shot in Oshawa, Ontario, Canada. While
VP-22 (1,369 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
slow-moving patrol aircraft became apparent when the majority were judged shot down in the face of strong anti-aircraft (AA) fire from the defending force
George H. Gay Jr. (923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
‹ The template Infobox military person is being considered for merging. › Ensign (later Lieutenant Commander) George Henry Gay Jr. (March 8, 1917 – October
Dassault Mirage F1 (10,016 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Su-22Ms shot down, while a Kfir claimed a further A-37B Dragonfly. Sources in Peru, however, deny the claim that the Sukhois Su-22Ms were shot down by Ecuadorian
Francesco Baracca (1,922 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
piloted by Zgsf Max Kauer, claimed to have shot down the Italian ace. The Austrian crew also photographed the shot-down aeroplane and noted the time and place
Battle of Britain (26,492 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
July; this stated that from 20 July, Seenotdienst aircraft were to be shot down. One of the reasons given by Churchill was: We did not recognise this
No. 31 Squadron RAAF (855 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Later that month, the squadron shot down its first Japanese aircraft, the honours going to Sergeant Eric Barnett who shot down a single-engined Nakajima Ki-27
Billy Fiske (1,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
‹ The template Infobox military person is being considered for merging. › William Meade Lindsley Fiske III (4 June 1911 – 17 August 1940) was the 1928
Heinkel He 59 (1,146 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
justification the British used resulted from the fact that in July 1940 they had shot down a white HE 59 near Deal, Kent that was clearly marked with red crosses
Navigatori-class destroyer (336 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
crew. Nicoloso da Recco Nicoloso da Recco CNR at Ancona 20 May 1930 She shot down three Beaufort bombers while escorting a two-freighter convoy on 21 June
Shahed 129 (2,350 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
The Shahed 129 was shot down by an American F-15E Strike Eagle. Days later, on 20 June 2017, another F-15E Strike Eagle shot down another Shahed 129 drone
Buffalo 461 (642 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Council Resolution 340. Assigned to a peacekeeping force, Buffalo 461 was shot down by three Syrian missiles on August 9, 1974 killing all nine passengers
Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station (500 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Air Force fighter pilot Capt. Cengiz Topel, whose F-100 Super Sabre was shot down on August 8, 1964 during Turkey's military intervention in Cyprus. He
Günther Rall (5,974 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
first successes in the air defence of Romania. In November 1941, he was shot down, wounded and invalidated from flying for a year. At this time Rall had
USS Loy (DE-160) (920 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
fought off the first of many repeated enemy suicide plane attacks and shot down the attacker. Prior to the invasion, she conducted shore reconnaissance
Lanoe Hawker (2,304 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2012. German plane shot down 25 July 1915 – Great War Forum at greatwarforum.org Guttman 2009, pp.
An Airman's Letter to His Mother (2,020 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from the beaches of Dunkirk. Aircraft R3162 from No. 38 Squadron RAF was shot down near the town of Veurne in Belgium and the six-man crew were killed. On
Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (1893–1917) (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (Tassilo Wilhelm Humbert Leopold Friedrich Karl; 6 April 1893 – 6 April 1917) was a German prince and competitive horse
1974 White House helicopter incident (1,072 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Preston buzzed the White House grounds in a stolen helicopter and was shot down. "Guards fire on 'copter in White House drama". The Age. 1974-02-17. Retrieved
Manchester Blitz (672 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
killed elsewhere and 109 wounded overall. RAF De Havilland Mosquitos shot down one German bomber over the North Sea and severely damaged another, causing
USS Hopkins (DD-249) (932 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the landings on Tulagi. During a heavy enemy air attack 9 August, she shot down two enemy planes, and in the following months, Hopkins escorted transports
Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer (8,512 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
although the attacking force actually numbered 956 aircraft. Schnaufer shot down a Handley Page Halifax south of Louvain in Belgium. The aircraft probably
Operation Excess (1,854 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down, while 2 FAA aircraft were lost. The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys, p. 10 has, Fulmars shot down 5 aircraft while AA shot down three
Joppa, Edinburgh (468 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Houses in Morton Street were damaged as a result. The German pilots shot down during the raid were buried, following a ceremony at St Philip's Church
No. 486 Squadron RNZAF (1,812 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
raids in early 1943, the squadron shot down 11 fighter-bombers in 2 months. Other enemy aircraft encountered and shot down included Do 217 night bombers engaged
No. 36 Squadron RAF (1,676 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the night before), and despite a fighter escort five Vildebeests were shot down. No 36 and 100 Squadrons repeated the attack two hours later with nine
Stanislav Petrov (2,166 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
incident. On 26 September 1983, three weeks after the Soviet military had shot down Korean Air Lines Flight 007, Petrov was the duty officer at the command
Battle of the Ancre Heights (9,381 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down and an F.E.2b shot down one aircraft and damaged another, before the observer was mortally wounded; four British aircraft were shot down beyond
Franz Woidich (1,702 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
attack aircraft shot down. His score of enemy aircraft shot down had increased to 56 by the end of 1943. He had claimed four aircraft shot down on both 7 and
1st Operations Group (8,558 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down strafing German airfields, with 4 pilots killed. Its final combat losses occurred on 23 April 1945, when three aircraft were shot down and
Under a War-Torn Sky (437 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
novel about a young man flying a B-24 in World War II. When his plane is shot down and he is trapped behind enemy lines, he is helped by kind French citizens
Baa Baa Black Sheep (TV series) (2,100 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
28, 1976 Walter Doniger René Auberjonois After Pappy is accidentally shot down by Wiley and parachutes to a Japanese-occupied island, he is rescued by
Operation Aphrodite (1,061 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
destruction of a target. Many aircraft lost control and crashed or were shot down by flak, and many pilots were killed. However, a handful of aircraft scored
August Geiger (pilot) (1,878 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
the Iron Cross on 22 May 1943. Geiger was killed in action when he was shot down by an RAF night fighter on the night of 29 September 1943. He was posthumously
Paul Semrau (1,616 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
February 1945, Semrau and his crew were killed in action when they were shot down during a daytime maintenance flight by a RAF fighter aircraft. He was
2007 in Georgia (country) (456 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
challenged by a Russian investigation team. Also in August, Georgia claimed it shot down Russian aircraft that were in Georgia's airspace over the Georgia-controlled
HMS Coventry (D118) (2,301 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
captain, David Hart Dyke, claimed that two A-4C Skyhawks of Grupo 4 were shot down by Sea Darts (C-303 and C-313). However, both were actually lost to bad
Jagdgeschwader 4 (337 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
encountered Spitfires of No. 72 Squadron RAF, who claimed nine Bf 109's shot down; I Gruppe lost 4 killed and 2 wounded in the action. During their Italian
Thanh Hóa Bridge (4,611 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
F-100 (Lt. George C. Smith flying flak suppression) and one RF-101 — shot down. Risner's Thunderchief was crippled by ground fire but, despite smoke
Peter Jeffrey (RAAF officer) (3,320 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Campaign. Jeffrey scored the unit's first victory in the new fighter when he shot down in flames an Italian Junkers Ju 88 over the sea near Beirut on 13 June
Nightingale the Robber (454 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
though Nightingale leveled half of the surrounding forest. Ilya Muromets shot down Nightingale the Robber with arrows to the eye and temple, then dragged
Francesco Baracca (1,922 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
piloted by Zgsf Max Kauer, claimed to have shot down the Italian ace. The Austrian crew also photographed the shot-down aeroplane and noted the time and place
USS Osmus (DE-701) (471 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
awarded the Navy Cross after his TBD Devastator from USS Yorktown was shot down during the Battle of Midway on 4 June 1942. Research many years later
Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (1893–1917) (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Prince Friedrich Karl of Prussia (Tassilo Wilhelm Humbert Leopold Friedrich Karl; 6 April 1893 – 6 April 1917) was a German prince and competitive horse
Aero L-39 Albatros (5,908 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down regime military aircraft near the eastern Hama countryside." Al Arabiya English, 26 December 2017. "L-39 aircraft was reportedly shot down after
Lanoe Hawker (2,304 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the original on 3 January 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2012. German plane shot down 25 July 1915 – Great War Forum at greatwarforum.org Guttman 2009, pp.
First Battle of Tikrit (2,196 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
into a stadium at the University of Tikrit. One of the helicopters was shot down and crash-landed at the stadium, while another had to conduct an emergency
Franz Schall (2,233 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Oberfeldwebel Franz Woidich, claimed a Ilyushin Il-2 ground attack aircraft shot down. In August 1944, Schall was appointed the Staffelkapitän (squadron leader)
Hawker Hurricane variants (4,063 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hurricanes shot down six enemy aircraft, for the loss of one Hurricane pilot killed. The first Sea Hurricane IA kill was an Fw 200C Condor, shot down on 2 August
Rhodesian Bush War (10,378 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
12 February 1979. Using SA-7 surface-to-air missiles, the guerrillas shot down each plane during its ascent from Kariba Airport. ZIPRA took advice from
Alexey Maresyev (612 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilot in August 1941. He had shot down four German aircraft by March 1942, but on 4 April 1942 his Polikarpov I-16 was shot down near Staraya Russa, almost
Albin Wolf (2,075 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aviator during World War II, a fighter ace credited with 144 enemy aircraft shot down. All of his victories were claimed over the Eastern Front. Born in Neuhaus
Tatyana Makarova (716 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Soviet Union after the aircraft she and Vera Belik were flying was shot down by the Axis forces over Nazi-occupied Poland. Makarova dreamed of aviation
John McCain (25,013 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
mission during Operation Rolling Thunder over Hanoi in October 1967, he was shot down, seriously injured, and captured by the North Vietnamese. He was a prisoner
Operation Snoopy (323 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
by Rhodesia in response to a civilian Viscount passenger plane being shot down by the communist backed insurgent group the ZANLA. The Operation took
2002 Shelkovskaya Mi-8 crash (105 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Rudchenko. On January 27, 2002, a Russian Interior Ministry Mil Mi-8 was shot down and exploded near Shelkovskaya in Nadterechny District, killing 14 people
Tom Rees (airman) (2,006 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
September 1916 while flying as an observer in an F.E.2b aircraft, which was shot down by Manfred von Richthofen, the German flying ace who was later known as
Tom Greenway (1,198 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Corps as a flight engineer on a B-17 bomber. While on a mission, he was shot down and spent more than a year in Italian and German POW camps. Released from
USS Bataan (CVL-29) (4,990 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
aircraft on the ground. Meanwhile, the carrier's Combat Air Patrol (CAP) shot down a Mitsubishi G4M1 Betty bomber and a Mitsubishi Ki-21 Sally. The Task
Loss exchange ratio (306 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
discuss] This means for every four aircraft shot down by an American aircraft, one American plane was shot down by an enemy fighter. Loss exchange ratio
Jagdgeschwader 101 (250 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Force B-24s. On 24 May 1944 Hptm. Scholtz of 1./JG 101 claimed a B-17 shot down. On 15 October 1944 the unit was increased to two gruppen. The unit operated
HMS Cardiff (D108) (4,605 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
capital city of Cardiff. Cardiff served in the Falklands War, where she shot down the last Argentine aircraft of the conflict and accepted the surrender
Manhattan Project (song) (518 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
two nuclear bombs to bring an end to the Pacific conflict with Japan ("shot down the rising sun"), which only happened after both were dropped, repeating
Bridge of Spies (film) (4,587 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
of Francis Gary Powers—a U.S. Air Force pilot whose U-2 spy plane was shot down over the Soviet Union in 1960—in exchange for Rudolf Abel, a convicted
Kargil War (11,893 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
engine failure, and a MiG-21 fighter which was shot down by Pakistan; initially Pakistan said it shot down both jets after they crossed into its territory
Cuban Revolutionary Air and Air Defense Force (711 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
thirteen military airbases on the island. In 1996, fighters from the DAAFAR shot down two Cessna aircraft based in Florida which were accused of dropping leaflets
Jagdgeschwader 4 (337 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
encountered Spitfires of No. 72 Squadron RAF, who claimed nine Bf 109's shot down; I Gruppe lost 4 killed and 2 wounded in the action. During their Italian
Jefferson J. DeBlanc (2,384 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft, he pressed forward with a mission and shot down five Japanese aircraft in minutes before being shot down himself. DeBlanc parachuted to safety and
Mount Carbon, Pennsylvania (779 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was considering a merger with the City of Pottsville. The merger was shot down by the residents, and the borough has been making financial progress since
1985 Aeroflot Antonov An-12 shoot-down (1,434 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
operated by the Soviet Air Force flying from Cuito Cuanavale to Luanda was shot down, allegedly by South African Special Forces, and crashed approximately
2007 in Georgia (country) (456 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
challenged by a Russian investigation team. Also in August, Georgia claimed it shot down Russian aircraft that were in Georgia's airspace over the Georgia-controlled
Alfie Fripp (1,257 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
leader who was a flight sergeant during the Second World War. He was shot down by the Luftwaffe in 1939 and held in twelve different prisoner of war
RAF Fighter Command (2,606 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were shot down in 1940 and survived would be patched up and sent back to their units as quickly as possible. In 1941, over France, a shot down pilot
No-fly zone (1,324 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from operating in the region. Aircraft that break the no-fly zone may be shot down, depending on the terms of the NFZ. Air exclusion zones and anti-aircraft
Paul Semrau (1,616 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
February 1945, Semrau and his crew were killed in action when they were shot down during a daytime maintenance flight by a RAF fighter aircraft. He was
Turkish involvement in the Syrian Civil War (18,518 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Tensions between Syria and Turkey significantly worsened after Syrian forces shot down a Turkish fighter jet in June 2012, and border clashes erupted in October
Battle of Berlin (RAF campaign) (4,518 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Bomber Command attacked Nuremberg with 795 aircraft, 94 of which were shot down and 71 were damaged. There were many other air raids on Berlin by the
Rogožarski IK-3 (2,862 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Group at Zemun near Belgrade. Pilots flying the IK-3 claimed 11 aircraft shot down during the 11-day conflict. According to one account, to prevent them
Charles Eaton (RAAF officer) (4,010 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
DH.9 single-engined bombers with No. 206 Squadron. On 29 June, he was shot down behind enemy lines and captured in the vicinity of Nieppe. Incarcerated
Neil Armstrong (14,995 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon
Under a War-Torn Sky (437 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
novel about a young man flying a B-24 in World War II. When his plane is shot down and he is trapped behind enemy lines, he is helped by kind French citizens
Operation Homecoming (2,169 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
in the United States Air Force, a majority of which were bomber pilots shot down over North Vietnam or Viet Cong controlled land. The remaining 266 consisted
Operation Steel Tiger (559 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
During the same time frame, 132 U.S. aircraft or helicopters had been shot down over Laos. The actions implemented aircraft of the Air Force, Marines
Bombings of Switzerland in World War II (1,325 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
violated by both sides. During the Battle of France, the Swiss Air Force shot down eleven German planes violating Swiss airspace for the loss of three planes
Tuskegee Airmen (9,587 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
destroying five enemy aircraft in under four minutes. The Tuskegee Airmen shot down three German jets in a single day. On 24 March 1945, 43 P-51 Mustangs
Mailly-le-Camp (279 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
began to arrive and attack the main force bombers. 42 Lancasters were shot down, 11.6% of the force, resulting in the loss of some 300 aircrew. However
Nina Raspopova (895 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War II. Among many close calls with death, she twice survived being shot down in a Po-2 biplane. For her actions in the war she was awarded the title
Operation Tiger Hound (359 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Light. During the same time period, 132 U.S. aircraft or helicopters were shot down over Laos. Jacob Van Staaveren, Interdiction in Southern Laos, 1960–1968
Otto Kittel (2,221 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords. He was shot down by Soviet aircraft and killed in February 1945. Kittel was the most successful
Jagdgeschwader 5 (1,508 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
lost 32 of its own aircraft shot down or missing, mainly to JG 5. On 21 August, 6./JG 5 claimed 14 Soviet fighters shot down. According to Soviet records
Fourth-generation jet fighter (4,738 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
being shot down by the opposing forces. 1999 Kosovo War A Dutch F-16 pilot shot down a Yugoslavian MiG-29A and a USAF F-16 pilot also shot down a MiG-29A