29 Sept 2019 M-14 Big Chief Escort

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ticman
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29 Sept 2019 M-14 Big Chief Escort

Post by ticman » Tue Oct 01, 2019 2:41 pm

VFA-41 was tasked with safely escorting a VIP package on the final leg of their flight from Qatar to Dubai International.

Dealer 1-1 - Ticman: Killed by Mig-21, Mig-21 Kill
Dealer 1-2 - HedgeHog: Catapult Shot Failure - loss of pilot and aircraft
Dealer 1-3 - Shadow: Landed at Al Minhad
Dealer 1-4 - Cord: Two Mig-29 kills, Landed at Al Minhad
Dealer 1-5 - Novex: Landed at Al Minhad

Dealer 2-1 - Trim: Landing Gear Failure, Returned to Land base
Dealer 2-2 - Lion: Two F-4E kills, Landed at Al Minhad
Dealer 2-3 - Raid: Two Mig-29 kills, Landed at Al Minhad
Dealer 2-4 - Dirty Dan: Landed at Al Minhad

During the escort, both flights engaged Mig-29, F-4E and Mig-21 bandits that came within 75 miles of the VIP package. Shadow, Cord, Raid Lion and Ticman all hit bandits with Ticman being hit and killed by Mig-21. After loss of Lt. Ticman, Lion assumed flight lead and successfully led the package safely to Dubai International and returned remaining Black Aces to Al Minhad.

MISSION SUCCESS!

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Re: 29 Sept 2019 M-14 Big Chief Escort

Post by Hedgehog » Fri Oct 04, 2019 8:25 am

Pilot records updated.

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