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Highway to Hell (3,251 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
Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 (18,357 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
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 (12,261 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
Francis Gary Powers (3,320 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 Soviet aircraft losses during the Soviet–Afghan War (3,582 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
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
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Iraq War (12,231 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
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23 (11,968 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
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
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
USS Hornet (CV-12) (10,894 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
sister Essex, Cowpens and Enterprise. They shot down 40 of the 49 aircraft; two of Hornet's pilots shot down five Japanese aircraft as they were attempting
Japanese aircraft carrier Hiryū (6,202 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
Libyan Air Force (10,723 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
Man-portable air-defense system (2,884 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]
2015 Russian Sukhoi Su-24 shootdown (7,948 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
List of aircraft shootdowns (12,138 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
S-75 Dvina (4,854 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
Battle of Mogadishu (1993) (8,938 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
List of aviators who became ace in a day (3,659 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
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
List of airliner shootdown incidents (3,546 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
Iran Air Flight 655 (6,302 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
Black Hawk Down (film) (4,485 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
Libyan Arab Airlines Flight 114 (1,192 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
Mikoyan MiG-29 (16,180 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
Mil Mi-8 (4,861 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
Mil Mi-24 (9,811 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
Sukhoi Su-17 (6,310 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
No. 303 Squadron RAF (5,223 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
Missing in action (7,766 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
Operation Vengeance (4,023 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
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
Russo-Turkish confrontation in Syria (3,695 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
Ja'Din shootdown incident (2,278 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
incident occurred on 18 June 2017, when a United States Navy F/A-18E, shot down a Syrian Air Force Su-22 Fitter with an AIM-120 AMRAAM missile after it
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
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
Adolphe Pégoud (583 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
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 (12,174 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
War of Attrition (4,825 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
Hawker Hurricane (16,650 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
Egon Mayer (3,337 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
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
Abdul Rahman Saleh (physician) (229 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
needed] He was an Indonesian aviator. His Dakota (registration VT-CLA) was shot down by a Dutch Kittyhawk when landing in Maguwo Airfield (now Adisucipto International
Israeli Air Force (7,037 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
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Syrian Civil War (10,283 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
Vietnam People's Air Force (4,649 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
2014 Ukrainian Air Force Il-76 shootdown (1,039 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
Combat search and rescue (1,117 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
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
MiG Alley (3,839 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
2014 Ukrainian Air Force Il-76 shootdown (1,039 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
Donald Pleasence (2,384 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
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
Kanalkampf (18,558 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
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
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
List of Russian aircraft losses in the Second Chechen War (2,047 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
Elmer Gedeon (2,354 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Operations as an officer of the United States Army Air Forces before being shot down over France. During college at the University of Michigan, Gedeon became
General Dynamics F-16 Fighting Falcon (15,486 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
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
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
Behind Enemy Lines (2001 film) (1,594 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
For Those in Peril (1944 film) (680 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
Scott O'Grady (2,397 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
Battle of the Coral Sea (22,720 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
56th Operations Group (9,571 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)
John Dundas (RAF officer) (2,896 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
Werner Mölders (7,957 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
USS Lexington (CV-2) (8,706 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
Pappy Boyington (5,099 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
Roland Garros (aviator) (1,704 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
India–Pakistan border skirmishes (2019) (7,005 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
dogfight during this airstrike caused an Indian MiG-21 Bison warplane to be shot down and its pilot, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman, to be taken prisoner
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
Syrian–Turkish border clashes during the Syrian Civil War (3,634 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
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
Manfred von Richthofen (7,105 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
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
Sukhoi Su-24 (6,189 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
Max-Hellmuth Ostermann (2,660 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
Ulrich Grauert (226 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
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
American Teen (album) (1,311 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
"American Teen" On March 3rd, 2017; Pre-Order Available Now; New Track "Shot Down" Out Today". RCA. Retrieved 28 February 2017. "American Teen on Apple
Operation Bodenplatte (8,693 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
Japanese aircraft carrier Jun'yō (3,787 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
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
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
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
Gloster Gladiator (9,770 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
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
List of aircraft losses of the Vietnam War (4,554 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
Douglas Bader (10,442 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the German pilot bail 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;
Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (13,679 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
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
1982 in aviation (6,851 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
F-15 Eagle fighters have shot down 40 Syrian aircraft, F-16 Fighting Falcons have shot down 44, and F-4 Phantom IIs have shot down one, all without loss
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
Sokol Airport (349 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
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (13,140 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-21s shot down 67 enemy aircraft. MiG-17 shot down 11 and MiG-19 shot down 12 enemy
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom II (13,140 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-21s shot down 67 enemy aircraft. MiG-17 shot down 11 and MiG-19 shot down 12 enemy
Sokol Airport (349 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
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
List of aviation shootdowns and accidents during the Saudi Arabian-led intervention in Yemen (2,317 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
Eugeniusz Horbaczewski (657 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
Robert M. Hanson (1,032 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1920 – February 3, 1944) was a United States Marine Corps flying ace who shot down 25 Japanese planes from the South Pacific skies. He posthumously received
William P. Lawrence (1,622 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
Chuck Yeager (5,164 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his wife in February 1945. Yeager had gained one victory before he was shot down over France in his first aircraft (P-51B-5-NA s/n 43-6763) on March 5
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
United States military casualties in the War in Afghanistan (2,004 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
Italo Balbo (3,134 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
War II, he was accidentally killed by friendly fire when his plane was shot down over Tobruk by Italian anti-aircraft guns who misidentified his plane
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
Bat*21 (970 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
film is a dramatization based upon the rescue of a U.S. air navigator shot down behind enemy lines in Vietnam. The film stars Gene Hackman and Danny Glover
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
LVG (290 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
LVG C.IV. It dropped its bombs near London Victoria station, but was shot down by French anti-aircraft gunners on its way home. LVG B.I - reconnaissance
La Grande Vadrouille (397 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
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
FIM-92 Stinger (4,317 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,
Iraqi no-fly zones (1,624 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
Operation Bolo (4,127 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
fighter-bombers. Instead, they were met by the far more agile F-4s, which shot down between five and seven of the MiGs. The battle prompted VPAF pilots and
Joe E. Kernan (683 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
Walter Oesau (5,847 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
Werner Lucas (565 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
Archie McKellar (3,472 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")
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
Nigel Cullen (1,997 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
1944 in aviation (29,867 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
Pearl Harbor (film) (5,213 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. A mourning
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
William A. Wellman (2,246 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
1999 F-117A shootdown (1,343 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
March 1999, during the NATO bombing of Yugoslavia, a Yugoslav army unit shot down an F-117 Nighthawk stealth aircraft of the United States Air Force by
Black Friday (1945) (3,274 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
Ralph K. Hofer (465 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
NATO bombing of Yugoslavia (12,272 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
MIM-104 Patriot (12,287 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down two Hamas UAVs during Operation Protective Edge on August 31, 2014 and later, on September 23, 2014, an Israeli Patriot battery shot down a
9K32 Strela-2 (8,253 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Su-25 was shot down by Strela over Shubara, on the second and third occasions, Georgian Civil aircraft, Tu-134A and Tu-134B were shot down by SA-7, Killing
Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 unofficial disappearance theories (7,598 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
2012 Turkish F-4 Phantom shootdown (1,180 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
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
Quentin Roosevelt (4,068 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
Russell Johnson (1,994 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
Eric Lock (3,087 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as Red 2, positioned behind and protecting the Squadron's Leader. He shot down two Heinkel He 111s over the Thames Estuary. One of his victims crashed
1986 United States bombing of Libya (5,454 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
John T. Godfrey (277 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
Aerial engagements of the Second Sino-Japanese War (8,235 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,
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
John Lerew (3,170 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
Merian C. Cooper (3,366 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Air Service during World War I. On September 26, 1918, his plane was shot down. The plane caught fire, and Cooper spun the plane to suck the flames out
2011 Afghanistan Boeing Chinook shootdown (3,111 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
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
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
Herbert Ihlefeld (7,461 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
Merian C. Cooper (3,366 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Air Service during World War I. On September 26, 1918, his plane was shot down. The plane caught fire, and Cooper spun the plane to suck the flames out
9K34 Strela-3 (979 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
Alan Christopher Deere (3,103 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
Abhinandan Varthaman (2,579 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
held under captivity for 60 hours in Pakistan after his aircraft was shot down in an aerial dogfight. Abhinandan was born on 21 June 1983. Abhinandan's
AIM-120 AMRAAM (5,250 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
Vaux-sur-Somme (59 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
von Richthofen, better known as the Red Baron during World War I, was shot down and killed. Communes of the Somme department INSEE "Populations légales
Heinrich Prinz zu Sayn-Wittgenstein (3,532 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
Juvénal Habyarimana (1,839 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
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)
Lockheed F-117 Nighthawk (7,334 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
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
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
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
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
Helmut Wick (3,431 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
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
The Great Escape (film) (5,897 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
Republican Guard (Iraq) (4,355 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) (10,472 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
Joseph Kittinger (3,217 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
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
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
Operation Rolling Thunder (10,736 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
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
Reunion in France (571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Reunion in France is a 1942 American war film distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer starring Joan Crawford, John Wayne, and Philip Dorn in a story about a
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
Thomas McGuire (2,148 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
Count Manfred Beckett Czernin (1,338 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
Nagorno-Karabakh War (20,498 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
German battleship Tirpitz (5,998 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
Operation Linebacker II (7,749 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
aircraft, or 7.9 missiles for every B-52 aircraft shot down, or 4.4 missiles for every tactical aircraft shot down. During the offensive, they overcame various
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
Japanese aircraft carrier Hiyō (3,331 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
Douglas A-1 Skyraider (4,947 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 Vietnam People's Air Force (VPAF)
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
No. 1 Squadron IAF (241 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Pakistan. IAF claimed killing . In the ensuing air battle a day later, IAF shot down one F-16 aircraft of Pakistan Air force in the dog fight and lost 1 Mig-21
Hans-Joachim Marseille (10,491 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
Focke-Wulf Fw 200 Condor (3,850 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
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
Karel Kuttelwascher (2,584 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
Thomas Dalton-Morgan (1,427 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
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
Yekaterina Budanova (1,652 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,
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
Theodor Weissenberger (5,599 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
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
Messerschmitt Me 262 (10,750 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
Count Manfred Beckett Czernin (1,338 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
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"
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
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
Reach for the Sky (1,351 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
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
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
Gannes (133 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
CAM ship (1,477 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 25 February 2016. Hague
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
Wing commander (rank) (1,586 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
history of the RAF. He was promoted to the rank in 1942 at age 21 and was shot down and killed shortly thereafter. Roly Falk, test pilot on the maiden flight
Jagdgeschwader 1 (World War II) (8,099 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
Günther Schack (1,337 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
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
Dommartin-Lettrée (127 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
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-25 (8,001 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
Ian Gleed (2,034 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
Battle of San Carlos (1982) (1,966 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
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
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
George Preddy (671 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 enemy AA fire, while strafing Ceske Budejovice airfield. Preddy's military
Caesar Hull (3,314 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
George Beurling (5,192 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
probably shot down by Obfw Riker of 4/JG53 or Ltn Karl von Lieres of 2/JG27 (who was credited with his 26th). Of the seven Ju 88s claimed to have been shot down
Gordon Gollob (8,229 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
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
Saint-Ex (575 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
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
Helms–Burton Act (2,031 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
Raid on Constanța (1,588 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
following night, but caused no damage to their targets. Nine bombers were shot down by anti-aircraft fire and Axis fighters. The defeat caused the Soviets
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
9K38 Igla (4,125 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
Alexander Pokryshkin (8,028 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
David L. Goldfein (768 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
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
Neel E. Kearby (1,439 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
No. 25 Squadron RAF (1,901 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
Lionair Flight 602 (504 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
James Harry Lacey (1,598 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
James Stockdale (4,401 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
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
One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1,761 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
USS North Carolina (BB-55) (5,659 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
part in the Battle of the Eastern Solomons on 24–25 August, where she shot down several Japanese aircraft. The next month, she was torpedoes by a Japanese
Desperate Journey (2,040 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
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
1960 U-2 incident (6,248 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
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
No. 51 Squadron IAF (96 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
2019, Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman of No. 51 squadron chased and shot down a PAF F-16 inside Pakistani territory. Heroics of Wing Commander Abhinandan
Jagdgeschwader 301 (1,765 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
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
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
Edward "Porky" Cragg (637 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
S-125 Neva/Pechora (3,503 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
Jagdgeschwader 301 (1,765 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
Willie McKnight (1,527 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
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
Ernest Mason (730 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
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
Wolf-Dietrich Wilcke (6,062 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
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
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
Von Ryan's Express (1,967 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
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
Heinrich Ehrler (5,717 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
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
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 (4,213 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
(7,000 ft) difference in altitude. When Francis Gary Powers's U-2 was shot down in the 1960 incident, one pursuing MiG-19P was also hit by the salvo of
Rudolf Anderson (1,393 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
Alexander Rutskoy (1,332 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
No. 1 Wing RAAF (6,568 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
Japanese aircraft carrier Kaga (8,516 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
Josip Križaj (aviator) (379 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
Dogfight (8,189 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
Sudanese Air Force (1,012 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down in Sudan was an ex-military officer". Archived from the original on 13 May 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015. "South Sudan says it shot down
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
Tammy Duckworth (4,351 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
Jeremiah Denton (2,725 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
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
Clutch (mascot) (320 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
Nicky Barr (3,437 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
Sukhoi Su-25 (8,422 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
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
Operation Chastise (6,415 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
Kurt Bühligen (4,638 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Germany during World War II. He was credited with 112 enemy aircraft shot down in over 700 combat missions. His victories were all claimed over the Western
Saint-Philbert-de-Grand-Lieu (217 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
Marion Eugene Carl (1,759 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
Syrian Air Defense Force (1,776 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
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
Günther Specht (3,546 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
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
Limbo (1972 film) (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Limbo is a 1972 film drama, directed by Mark Robson, about three wives whose husbands are missing in action in Vietnam. It stars Kate Jackson, Kathleen
German strategic bombing during World War I (8,394 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
Max Immelmann (2,887 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
W. E. Johns (2,134 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
Non-British personnel in the RAF during the Battle of Britain (5,240 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
Kenneth H. Dahlberg (1,596 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
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
S-200 (missile) (3,766 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
North American F-86 Sabre (9,520 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
Paddy Finucane (9,337 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
Rudolf Frank (2,965 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II, a night fighter ace credited with 45 enemy aircraft shot down in 183 combat missions. All of his victories were claimed over the Western
Rudolf Frank (2,965 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
during World War II, a night fighter ace credited with 45 enemy aircraft shot down in 183 combat missions. All of his victories were claimed over the Western
Limbo (1972 film) (274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Limbo is a 1972 film drama, directed by Mark Robson, about three wives whose husbands are missing in action in Vietnam. It stars Kate Jackson, Kathleen
Brian Eaton (4,086 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
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
Lance Sijan (1,771 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
1918 in aviation (9,947 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
A Case of Honor (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A Case of Honor is a 1991 Australian/Philippine international co-production film directed by Eddie Romero. 1983: A group of American prisoners of war still
Hans Philipp (6,421 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
Tony Gaze (1,649 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)
Adolf Galland (17,479 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
Erwin Clausen (2,874 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Clausen claimed a Blenheim from No. 110 Squadron shot down which was not confirmed but was himself shot down in his Bf 109 E. Clausen was awarded the Iron
Battle of Suwon Airfield (1,848 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
victory for the US Air Force after nine of its aircraft successfully shot down seven North Korean People's Air Force aircraft. It was the first direct
Pakistan Air Force (11,297 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
Cuban Missile Crisis (18,128 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
Scott Speicher (2,779 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
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
Edward O'Hare (6,571 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)
Les Adams (rugby league) (967 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Leslie "Les" Adams (birth registered fourth ¼ 1909 – 31 January 1945), also known by the nickname of "Juicy", was an English professional rugby league
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
George Andrew Davis Jr. (6,247 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
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
History of the Armée de l'Air (1909–1942) (5,292 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
Operation Deny Flight (6,658 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
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
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
Dassault Mirage F1 (10,073 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
Fourth-generation jet fighter (4,872 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
pilots shot down five Iraqi MiG-29s. 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.
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
Alexey Maresyev (602 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
List of aviation accidents and incidents in the war in Afghanistan (8,456 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
Dassault Mystère IV (1,401 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
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
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
Josef Wurmheller (3,334 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
Walter Schuck (5,376 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
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
The Blitz (16,136 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
Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 (1,688 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 was a commercial flight shot down by the Ukrainian Air Force over the Black Sea on 4 October 2001, en route from Tel Aviv
Pakistan Naval Air Arm Atlantique shootdown (2,495 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
Nirmal Jit Singh Sekhon (1,086 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
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
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
Oswald Boelcke (6,862 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
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
Arthur Rhys-Davids (3,625 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
1943 in aviation (25,544 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
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
Lockheed U-2 (17,038 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
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
Hermann Graf (8,663 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
Flying Tigers (6,971 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 (14,036 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
Hollies (1974 album) (114 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
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:
Syrian Air Force (5,813 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
John Balmer (3,011 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
John Francis Jackson (3,127 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
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
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
Colin Falkland Gray (1,698 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
Alfred Grislawski (1,402 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.
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
Osgood Hanbury (701 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
1917 in aviation (8,641 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
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
Hell in the Pacific (967 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
René Fonck (2,967 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
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 290s appeared one was shot down and the other was probably shot down. With Vindex damaged and needing a refit and Campania
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
George Thomas Coker (3,998 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"
Georges Boillot (602 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Croix de Guerre and the Legion d'Honneur. On April 21, 1916 his plane was shot down in a dogfight with five German Fokkers, of which he was able to shoot
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
Gulf of Sidra (1,886 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
Dieter Dengler (5,002 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
Ronald Ivelaw-Chapman (594 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
Mervyn Middlecoat (1,086 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
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
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
Distinguished Flying Cross (United States) (4,854 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
Jagdgeschwader 26 (2,405 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
John Alcock (RAF officer) (1,012 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Captain Sir John William "Jack" Alcock KBE DSC (5 November 1892 – 18 December 1919) was a Royal Navy and later Royal Air Force officer who, with navigator
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
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
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
Air Rhodesia Flight 827 (328 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Umniati, was a scheduled flight between Kariba and Salisbury that was shot down on 12 February 1979 by Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) guerrillas
Romualdas Marcinkus (3,348 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
Geoffrey Page (3,633 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Second World War. He participated in the Battle of Britain, and was shot down. He was badly burned when his aircraft was destroyed, and was lucky to
Frank Reginald Carey (8,393 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
Wilhelm Lemke (2,876 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
HESA Ababil (2,688 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
Operation Pedestal (14,820 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
2008 Georgian spy plane shootdowns (5,759 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 (837 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
Vietnam War POW/MIA issue (7,786 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.
Nina Raspopova (885 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
1965 in aviation (6,561 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
Gulf of Sidra incident (1981) (1,827 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
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
Highway to Hell Tour (310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
vocals Phil Rudd – drums Songs played overall "Riff Raff" "Live Wire" "Shot Down in Flames" "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" "Sin City" "Problem Child" "Walk
Thomas J. Lynch (1,129 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
Emil Clade (1,377 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
either 26 or 27 aircraft kills, and was shot down himself six times. He commanded the flight that shot down the transport of British Lieutenant General
The Hunters (1958 film) (1,160 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
on a mission soon afterward, Abbott tangles with Casey Jones and is shot down behind enemy lines. Saville shoots down the enemy ace, then searches for
Battle of Baghdad (2003) (4,161 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
Bud Mahurin (2,044 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
Romualdas Marcinkus (3,348 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
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
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
Heinz Vinke (2,848 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
Lydia Litvyak (4,330 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
Emil Lang (2,544 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
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
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
Spaniel (1,684 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
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
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
Korean Air Lines Flight 902 (1,532 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
from Paris to Seoul via Anchorage. On 20 April 1978, Soviet air defense shot down the aircraft serving the flight, a Boeing 707, near Murmansk, Soviet Union
2008 Georgian spy plane shootdowns (5,759 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
Sarfaraz Ahmed Rafiqui (938 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
Jagdgeschwader 11 (5,646 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
Bobby Goodman (837 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
Kenneth Walker (6,384 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
Michael Crossley (893 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
Israeli–Syrian ceasefire line incidents during the Syrian Civil War (7,474 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
General Atomics MQ-1 Predator (9,032 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".
Paris Underground (film) (849 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
in Paris when Nazi Germany invades in 1940, who rescue British airmen shot down in France and help them escape across the English Channel. This was also
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
James MacLachlan (8,639 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
World War. MacLachlan was credited with 16 German and Italian aircraft shot down in approximately 250 missions—7 were at night of which two were achieved
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
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
Post–World War II air-to-air combat losses (3,275 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
since World War II. During the war the United States claimed to have shot down around 700 fighters. After the war the USAF reviewed its figures in an
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
Siege of Sloviansk (9,073 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
military helicopter opening fire. Separatists said one helicopter had been shot down, and one of the pilots captured. A commander at a separatist checkpoint
RAF Advanced Air Striking Force (11,101 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Maginot Line from 4:00 a.m. and shot down a He 111 for one Hurricane damaged. At 5:30 a.m. A Flight shot down a Do 17 near Dun-sur-Meuse for one Hurricane
John Plagis (3,147 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.
Heinrich Bär (6,559 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
Alexander Vraciu (2,561 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Vraciu shot down three Betty bombers, bringing his total number of downed enemy planes to five, achieving status as an ace. On February 17 he shot down four
Günther Rall (7,642 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
Shahed 129 (2,479 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
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
HMS Formidable (67) (6,771 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
George H. Gay Jr. (912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ensign (later Lieutenant Commander) George Henry Gay Jr. (March 8, 1917 – October 21, 1994) was a Douglas TBD Devastator pilot in United States Navy Torpedo
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
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
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
Spillover of the Syrian Civil War (4,307 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
targets in Syria, IAF F-16 shot down". The Jerusalem Post. Retrieved 10 February 2018. "Israeli F-16 fighter jet shot down amid Syrian anti-air fire,
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
Friedrich Geisshardt (2,506 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
Ace (military) (1,042 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
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
Roald Dahl (9,425 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
Ace (military) (1,042 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
Friedrich Geisshardt (2,506 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
Brewster F2A Buffalo (9,280 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
RAF Advanced Air Striking Force (11,101 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the Maginot Line from 4:00 a.m. and shot down a He 111 for one Hurricane damaged. At 5:30 a.m. A Flight shot down a Do 17 near Dun-sur-Meuse for one Hurricane
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
Red Sleigh Down (663 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to the downtrodden citizens of Iraq. Things go awry and when Santa is shot down in Iraq, Jesus comes to his aide. The episode is notable for the return
Invasion of South Georgia (2,672 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
marines 1 corvette 1 survey ship 2 helicopters Casualties and losses 1 wounded 22 captured 3 killed 9 wounded 1 corvette damaged 1 helicopter shot down
Johnnie Johnson (RAF officer) (7,888 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
Gerhard Barkhorn (3,629 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
Operation Mole Cricket 19 (3,836 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
Lockheed P-38 Lightning (17,126 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
Savoia-Marchetti SM.79 (12,202 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
Messerschmitt Me 323 (2,388 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
Two Thousand Women (933 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
women in Occupied France. Three RAF aircrewmen whose bomber had been shot down enter the camp and are hidden by the women from the Germans. The film
Boulton Paul Defiant (6,552 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
Operation Rekstok (143 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Oncocua, Henhombe and Heque. During the operation, a SAAF bomber was shot down, killing Lieutenant Wally Marais and Second Lieutenant O. J. Doyle. The
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
Jalaluddin Airport (602 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation in Malaysia when his C-130 Hercules was shot down. The first aircraft to ever land on Gorontalo was a Grumman HU-16 Albatross
USS Bataan (CVL-29) (4,981 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
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
Tom Rees (airman) (1,996 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
Operation Deliberate Force (2,764 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
Fiat CR.32 (4,500 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
including 99 (26 Spanish and 73 Italian) shot down, while, by January 1939, the number of I-15s shot down was just 88. The top scoring CR.32 ace was
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
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
Battle of Britain (26,465 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
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
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
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
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
USS Vincennes (CG-49) (2,347 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Will during the Iran–Iraq War. Operating in this capacity the cruiser shot down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, sparking an international incident
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
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
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
Cengiz Topel Naval Air Station (504 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
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
Peter Jeffrey (RAAF officer) (3,310 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
No. 45 Squadron IAF (489 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
the outdated Vampires were outclassed. One was shot down by ground fire and another three were shot down by Sabres. The Vampires were withdrawn from front
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
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
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
Francesco Baracca (1,912 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
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
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.
Lanoe Hawker (2,294 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.
Billy Fiske (1,936 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Meade Lindsley Fiske III (4 June 1911 – 17 August 1940) was the 1928 and 1932 Olympic champion bobsled driver and, following Jimmy Davies, was
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
1985 Aeroflot Antonov An-12 shoot-down (1,432 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
1990 British Army Gazelle shootdown (1,057 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1990, an active service unit of the Provisional IRA East Tyrone Brigade shot down a British Army Gazelle helicopter (serial number ZB687) along the border
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
Tatyana Makarova (709 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
Heinz-Wolfgang Schnaufer (8,539 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
McDonnell Douglas F-15E Strike Eagle (11,548 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
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
Colin Kelly (957 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
his bomber exploded, killing him. His was the first American B-17 to be shot down in combat. Kelly was born in Madison, Florida in 1915 and graduated from
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
Franz Woidich (1,693 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
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
1954 Cathay Pacific Douglas DC-4 shootdown (2,218 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
July 1954, when a Cathay Pacific Airways C-54 Skymaster airliner was shot down by fighter planes of the People's Republic of China. The event occurred
August Geiger (pilot) (1,868 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
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
Japanese air attacks on the Mariana Islands (4,123 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
caused little damage. A Black Widow from the 6th Night Fighter Squadron shot down one of the G4Ms and another two were lost to other causes. On November 3
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
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
Rolf Pingel (733 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
over the Saarbrücken-Merzig area, one of five claimed shot down by JG 53. On 11 June Pingel shot down two Morane MS 406 fighters. In August 1940, during
Jefferson J. DeBlanc (2,374 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
1948 Arab–Israeli War (22,011 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
around Tel Aviv, although these raids had little effect. One Spitfire was shot down by anti-aircraft fire, and its pilot was taken prisoner. Throughout the
Mauperthuis (339 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
flying out of Saints. Quentin Roosevelt was billeted here when he was shot down and killed on July 14, 1918. Mauperthuis was occupied by the Prussians
Aero L-39 Albatros (6,358 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
Lee Lue (740 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Force, but took orders directly from MR2 Commander Gen. Vang Pao. He was shot down by anti-aircraft fire and killed over Laos near Muang Soui on 12 July
1973 Laotian coup (733 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
unsuccessfully bombing Kouprasith, loyal Royalist troops retook the airfield. Shot down upon his return, Thao Ma was hauled from his airplane's wreckage and executed
Bernhard Vechtel (294 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
with his 100th aerial victory. He was the 99th Luftwaffe pilot to have shot down 100 aircraft. Ehrenpokal der Luftwaffe (3 April 1944) German Cross in
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
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
Dale Hyatt (239 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
as a tail gunner in the B-17 bomber. He completed 25 missions, and was shot down once over occupied France, but was able to make his way back to Allied
USS Pringle (DD-477) (993 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
off Vanga Point, Kolombangara. Scoring several torpedo hits, she also shot down one Japanese plane. As the Solomon Islands campaign continued into August
Kaname Harada (1,301 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
February 1942. During the Indian Ocean raid, he was confirmed to have shot down three British fighters over Colombo on 5 April, and claimed another two
Vance Drummond (3,210 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
jet fighters and earned the US Air Medal for his combat skills. He was shot down by a Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 in December 1951 and imprisoned for almost
Eric Winkler (506 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
officer during World War II, flying missions over Europe when he was shot down in 1942. He survived but was held as a prisoner of war until 1945 his
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
Joseph C. McConnell (1,505 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
F-86F-15 (serial number 51-12971, buzz number FU-971). McConnell was shot down in an encounter with MiGs in the morning of Apr 12, 1953 by a Chinese
Horst Tietzen (488 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
shot down three Hurricanes. He became the fourth German fighter pilot to record 20 victories on 18 August. However, on the same day he was shot down in
Indian Air Force (14,659 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
was shot down by an IAF MIG-21, which Pakistan denied. After that MiG was also shot down (Pakistan stated that 2 Indian fighter jets were shot down), while
Kaneyoshi Muto (1,038 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
first air victory on 4 December 1937 during the Battle of Nanking when he shot down a Soviet-made Polikarpov I-16. Muto continued fighting in China, flying
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
Charles J. Loring Jr. (2,100 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
he flew 55 combat missions in P-47 Thunderbolt aircraft before being shot down and serving six months as a Nazi German prisoner of war. By the outset
Peter Strasser (958 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
reconnaissance D.H.4. Pilot Major Egbert Cadbury and Gunner Major Robert Leckie shot down the L 70 just north of Wells-next-the-Sea on the Norfolk coast. None of
David Endicott Putnam (929 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
for thirteen confirmed kills, and thirty cumulative unconfirmed. He was shot down by German ace Georg von Hantelmann. A descendant of General Israel Putnam
Albin Wolf (2,065 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
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
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
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
Japanese aircraft carrier Akagi (8,730 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
cruiser Tone. Four of the Blenheims were subsequently shot down by CAP fighters and one was shot down by aircraft from the carriers' returning air strike
Franz Schall (2,223 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)
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
Don Steinbrunner (551 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
which he refused. Major Steinbrunner's plane, a C-123 Provider, was shot down on July 20, 1967, during a defoliation mission spraying Agent Orange on
Paul Semrau (1,606 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
Bombings of Switzerland in World War II (1,477 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
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