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F-105D IK-65

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UNITED STATES AIR FORCE
388TH TACTICAL FIGHTER WING . 44TH TACTICAL FIGHTER SQUADRON
KORAT RTAFB, THAILAND. 1965

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  • Standard - DINA3 (29,7x42cm) (16,5"x12")
  • Large - 70x50cm (28"x20")

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By Timeframe Vietnam War
By Operator US. AIR FORCE
By Model F-105 Thunderchief
By Illustrator Chris SANDHAM-BAILEY

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Model: F-105D "Thunderchief"  F-105D-30-RE
Serial: 62-4252 ‘Vietnam ANG’

This F-105D ‘Vietnam ANG’ was a 44th TFS aircraft flown by Captain H BYATT. It was one of six F-105Ds lost in a single day on 27 July 1965 while making the first concerted attacks on Hanoi’s SAM sites. The pilot on that occasion was Captain Bob Purcell who was taken prisoner.