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Downed American pilots
Date of Creation:
December 23, 1967
Date of Declassification:
October 10, 1997
Type of Document:
Intelligence information cable
Level of Classification:
Status of Copy:
Pagination, Illustration:
2 p.
A captured American pilot in Ninh Binh was able to maintain communications with other aircraft in the area. When these aircraft began strafing he was able to escape into the nearby woods in the resultant confusion . He was picked up by a helicopter shortly thereafter. Another downed pilot in the Co Dinh area was also rescued by a helicopter.
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