Today in History – March 6, 1969 – 1Lt M.D. Martin ejects from F-100D#563270

6 March 1969- Flying as “Dice 7” 1Lt Martin was flying #56-3270 with the 90TFS out of Bien Hoa Air Base. Martin “was downed 35 miles southwest of Binh Thuy.

1Lt MARTIN was part of a flight attacking an enemy position and was hit by small arms fire on his third pass while dropping napalm from low altitude. He was forced to eject near the enemy troop location but was rescued by an Army helicopter before the Vietcong could reach him.”

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