29 January 1991 – An American F-15C shot down an IRAF MiG-23 fleeing to Iran with an AIM-7 missile. “During the Air War over Iraq, the mighty Eagle proved to be a very robust airframe, bringing back its pilots after suffering serious damages. After the first ten days of the first Gulf Air War, to
Armistead, Samuel E.
Preferred Name: Gene
Date of Birth: July 6, 1937
Highest Military Grade: 0-6 – Colonel
Hometown: Montgomery, AL
Samuel “Gene” Armistead flew the F-100 with the 531st Tactical Fighter Squadron in Misawa, Japan, at England AFB in Florida, and at Bien Hoa AB in Vietnam from 1961-1965.