Today in History – January 20, 1969 – Capt F.E. Davis and 1Lt Jim Thames eject out of 2 separate F-100D’s

20 January 1969 – F.E. Davis was with the 352nd TFS37 TFW out of Phan Rang. Flying F-100D #563113 as Yellow Jacket 6, he was on a mission over SVN when his aircraft was hit by gunfire. He ejected and was recovered by a USN ship and suffered minor injuries. Also serving at Phan Rang …

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Today in History – January 18, 1970 – 1Lt Josiah L. Merrill “Misty 3” and Capt. Harry D. Scott “Misty 138” eject from F-100F #563975

18 January 1970 – 1Lt Merrill and Capt Scott were serving with the 461TFS/31 TFS out of Tuy Hoa in January of 1970. On a mission of visual reconnaissance in Laos, their aircraft was hit by 23mm AAA. They ejected and were recovered by a USAF Helo. Both suffered minor injuries. Harry Scott was born …

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Today in History – January 17, 1966 – An F-105F Thunderstreak catches fire, the pilot and the photographer onboard eject

17 January 1966 – Two crew of a Republic F-105F Thunderchief based at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida, escaped injury when the engine of the fighter-bomber in which they were engaged in a photo-chase mission caught fire, forcing them to eject. The airframe impacted in East Bay, near Tyndall AFB, Florida at 1008 hrs. Pilot …

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