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Mig Killing Scooter

Mig Killing Scooter

A-4B Skyhawk "Scooter" owned by the Warbird Heritage Foundation. It is painted to represent aircraft BuNo 148609, an A-4C flown by LCDR Ted "T.R." Swartz, of VA-76, operating from the aircraft carrier USS Bon Homme Richard (CVA-31) during the Vietnam War. On May 1, 1967, LCDR Swartz shot down a MIG-17 over North Vietnam with an unguided ZUNI rocket. This was the only air-to-air kill by a Skyhawk during the Vietnam War.

Warbird Heritage Foundation
U.S. Navy
Douglas A-4B Skyhawk
N49WH 148609/NP 685
VA-76 Spirits "Sun Glass"
Lcdr T.R. Swartz
Pilot, Steve "Puck" Kirik

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Subcategory Detail:Military
Keywords:1967, A-4C Skyhawk, Douglas A-4B Skyhawk (A4D-2), May 1, Mig Killer, N49WH / 148609/NP-685 (cn 11366), NAS Oceana / Apollo Soucek Field (NTU / KNTU), NAS Oceana Air Show 2011, Steve "Puck" Kirik, Sun Glass 685, T.R. Swartz, U.S.Navy, VA-76 Spirits, Virginia, Warbird Heritage Foundation, airshow, attack, plane, zuni rocket