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F-4C Phantom Col. Robin Olds 1967 Corgi 1/72 US33219


McDonnell Douglas F-4C Phantom II Diecast Model USAF 8th TFW, 555th TFS Triple Nickel, Robin Olds, Ubon RTAFB, Thailand, 1967 by Corgi in 1/72 scale die cast #US33219. This aircraft was used by Colonel Olds and 1st Lt. Clifton to claim a MiG-21 kill on January 2, 1967, and then by Lt. Col. F. A. Haeffner and 1st Lt. M. R. Bever to down a MiG-17 on May 13 of that same year. Delivered to the 8th TFW in January 1965, it survived until November 20, 1967, when it fell victim to North Vietnamese antiaircraft artillery while attacking a surface-to-air missile site north of the demilitarized zone. Its pilot, Capt. J. M. Martin, was killed when the aircraft crashed, but his weapons systems officer, 1st Lt. James Badley, ejected and was rescued. Only 1210 of these were produced by Corgi

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