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The Year 1966
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   January  

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
1st January 1966
RAF
Lightning F.3 XR721
C/n 95204 'F'
56 Sqn Engine failure. crashed at Elm Farm, Hellingham (11 miles east of
Wattisham
The pilot attempted to eject
but was prevented from doing so by a canopy fault. The landing dislodged the canopy resulted in
the pilot being ejected involuntary and unfortunately killed.
  Martin-Baker Mk.4
9th January 1966
USAF
F-100D 56-3166 3 TFW, Bien Hoa AAA near Xa Thanh Binh Captain Louis Kenneth Kanaar ejected but was KIA    
10th January 1966
USMC
F-4B Phantom 152218 VMFA-323, MAG-11, Da Nang   1/Lt. R. T. Morrisey   Martin-Baker
1/Lt. G. E. Perry ejected, sustained major injuries   Martin-Baker
11th January 1966
USAF
F-105D 59-1736 334th TFS 4th TFW
attached tp 355th TFW, USAF, Takhli
Northern Laos Captain J. R. Stell ejected and rescued by USAF HH-3    
11th January 1966
USN ?
Cougar       ??? ejected   Martin-Baker
Capt. E. D. Long ejected   Martin-Baker
12th January 1966


IDF/AF

Super Mystère B.2 No. 24 No. 105 Squadron engine fire Lt Shamuel Gordon ejected successfully    
14th January 1966
USN
A-4C 147753 VA-36, USS Enterprise near carrier Lt. (jg) S. B. Jordan ejected    
16th January 1966
USAF
F-4C Phantom 63-7469 559th TFS, 12th TFW, Cam Ranh Bay Southern Laos Capt. J. A. Gagen   Martin-Baker
1/Lt. F. M. Malagarie   Martin-Baker
16th January 1966
USAF
F-105D 59-1719 354th TFS, 355 TFW, Takhli Laos Did Capt Woods eject ??    
16th January 1966
USAF
B-57B 53-3903 13th TBS, 405th FW attached to 6252 TFW, Da Nang   Captain Hugh M. Davidson ejected    
Captain Edward J. Cook ejected    
18th January 1966
USMC
F-4 Phantom       1/Lt. G. J. Carpenter   Martin-Baker
20th January 1966
USAF
F-105D 59-1717 333rd TFS, 355tg TFW, Takhli   Pilot ejected    
20th January 1966
USAF
F-105D 62-4324 333rd TFS, 355tg TFW, Takhli   Pilot ejected    
20th January 1966
USN
Crusader F-8E BuNo 150884 VF-124, CVA-41       Martin-Baker Mk.5
22nd January 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. (jg)  R. M. Brent
ENS J. D. Kramar
Lt. (jg)  R. C. Atkins

confusion over crews???

  Martin-Baker
22nd January 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom          
24th January 1966
USAF
F-4 Phantom       Maj.  H. E. Ramsay   Martin-Baker
Capt. Kinser   Martin-Baker
26th January 1966
USAF
RF-101C - Voodoo 56-0084 20 TRS lost due to gunfire in North Vietnam Pilot ejected. Died in Captivity.    
28th January 1966
USMC
A-6 Intruder       1st Lt. H. K. Sielinger ejected   Martin-Baker
1st Lt. J. E. Spear ejected   Martin-Baker
28th January 1966
RN
Scimitar       S/Lt. Z. K. Skrodzki   Martin-Baker
28th January 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. Cdr.  J. Riendeau   Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr.  J. S. Bertrand   Martin-Baker
31st January 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom      hit by ground fire near Ban Soppeng, south of Mu Gai Pass, Laos - feet wet - ejected near carrier Lt. (jg)  J. N. Stineman   Martin-Baker
Lt. W. Fritz Klumpp   Martin-Baker
31st January 1966
USN
A-4E Skyhawk 152066 VA-55, USS Ranger AAA Lt. Cdr. S. G. Chumley ejected    

   February 

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
2nd February 1966
USMC
Crusader F-8E BuNo 149142 VMF[AW]-235, MAG-11, Da Nang ground fire near Quang Ngai, feet wet An Tho Captain R. J. Harris ejected   Martin-Baker Mk.5
2nd February 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom       Lt. E. E. Weller   Martin-Baker
Lt. W. H. Brinks   Martin-Baker
4th February 1966
USA
Mohawk       PF/C J. E. Corkill   Martin-Baker
1/Lt. M. L. Bellamy   Martin-Baker
3rd February 1966
USN
RA-5C Vigilantee 151625 RVAH-13, USS Kitty Hawk AAA near Hon Me - hydraulics on return to carrier landed about one mile off shore in water PHOTO REQUIRED  
Lt. Gerald Leonard Coffee ejected - POW Lt.(jg) Robert Taft Hanson ejected [POW ?-  killed?
RR 1988]
 
7th February 1966
USN
A-4E Skyhawk 152027 VA-56, USS Ticonderoga AAA Lt. Cdr. Render Crayton ejected - POW  
9th February 1966
USN
A-4C Skyhawk 149557 VA-144, USS Ticonderoga SA-2 Cdr. Jack L. Snyder ejected    
9th February 1966
USN
 F-8C Crusader BuNo 146932 VC-2 in US     Martin-Baker
9th February 1966
RN
Sea Vixen       S/Lt. P. Latham   Martin-Baker
10th February 1966
USN
F-8 Crusader       Lt. (jg)  J. H. Morgan   Martin-Baker
14th February 1966
French Air Force
Mirage       Capt. Brechet   Martin-Baker
Capt. Guichemere   Martin-Baker
14th February 1966
USN
A-4C Skyhawk 149552 VA-144, USS Ticonderoga   Lt. (jg) J. C. Durham ejected    
16th February 1966
RN
Scimitar       S/Lt. Z. K. Skrodzki   Martin-Baker
18th February 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom 152297 VF-92, USS Enterprise SA-2   Martin-Baker
Lt. Larry Howard. Spencer - POW Lt. James Thomas Ruffin - KIA Martin-Baker
19th February 1966
USAF
F-105D 62-4251 354th TFS, 355th TFW, Takhli AAA Captain R. O. Green    
21st February 1966
USAF
B-57B 52-1523 8th TBS, 405th FW, attached to 6252th TW, Da Nang Song Bo River Captain J. T. Stanley ejected    
Captain H. E. Sjogren ejected    
21st February 1966
USAF
F-4C Phantom 64-0728 8th TFW, Ubon ground fire 1st Lt. M. J. Peters   Martin-Baker
Captain J. L. Moore   Martin-Baker
22nd February 1966
USAF
F-105D 62-4388     Pilot believed to have ejected    
24th February 1966
USMC
F-4B Phantom 151411 VMAF-314, MAG-11, Da Nang   1.Lt. J. W. Pierce   Martin-Baker
2nd Lt. B. R. Ellis   Martin-Baker
25th February 1966
USMC
F-4B Phantom 152308 VMAF-314, MAG-11, Da Nang   1.Lt. J. R. Coleman    Martin-Baker
1.Lt. R. L. Pappus   Martin-Baker
25th February 1966
USAF
RB-66C 54-0457
"Gull One"
41st TRS. 460th TRW attached to 355th TFW SA-2 at 20,000 feet Major R. P. Walker [Pilot] ejected    
Captain John Kodlick [Navigator] ejected    
Captain James F. Thomson [Raven] ejected    
Captian Wayne H. Smith [Raven] ejected    
1st Lt. James K. Beaty Jr. [Raven] ejected    
Captain John B. Causey [Raven] did not eject KIS    
FEEDBACK
Crew names for "Gull One" kindly provided by Norman Malayney in email 19th July 2007
25th February 1966
USMC
F-4 Phantom     enemy action ???? Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker
RIO ejected   Martin-Baker
25th February 1966
USN
F-4 Phantom       ENS R. L. Forshey     Martin-Baker
Lt. JG R. G. Miller     Martin-Baker
26th February 1966
USAF
F-105D 61-0215 421st TFS, 6234th TFW, Korat near Nam Theun Captain Charles Graham Boyd ejected rescued by HH-3.
{see also 22nd April 1966]
   
27th February 1966
USAF
F-4C Phantom 64-0742 433rd TFS, 8th TFW, Ubon   Capt. J. C. Kahl    Martin-Baker
1st Lt. G. H. Hall     Martin-Baker
28th February 1966
USN
Cougar        Pilot ejected   Martin-Baker

   March

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew seat photo
1st March 1966 Classified             Martin-Baker
2nd March 1966
USAF
F-105D 59-1724 355th TFW, Takhli   Pilot ejected    
2nd March 1966
USN
A-6 Intruder       Lt. J. W. Febel ejected   Martin-Baker
3rd March 1966


IDF/AF

Super Mystère B.2 No. 14 No. 105 Squadron cockpit filled with smoke Lt Shimon Lavi ejected    
3rd March 1966
RAF
Lightning F3  XP699 56 Sqn   Fire Warning. Crashed near Wethersfield, Yorks   Martin-Baker Mk.4
3rd March 1966
French Navy
Etendard        M. Biraud   Martin-Baker
3rd March 1966
Italian Air Force
MB326        S.TEN C. Martinelli    Martin-Baker
3rd March 1966
USMC 
F-4B Phantom 151453 VMFA-314, MAG-11, Da Nang ground fire near Quang Ngai, feet wet Capt. C. R. Fairchild ejected   Martin-Baker
1.Lt. T. P. Keenan ejected   Martin-Baker
5th March 1966
USN  
F-4B Phantom 152224 VF-114, USS Kitty Hawk ground devris from own bomb blast ?? Lt. R. E. Pile    Martin-Baker
Lt. Cdr. M. M. Guess   Martin-Baker
7th March 1966
USAF
F-105D 62-4410 469th TFS, 6234th TFW, Korat AAA Major J. L. Hutto ejected    
11th March 1966
USN
Crusader F-8E BuNo 150846 VF-13 in Puerto Rico Lt. Cdr. R. W. Moore ejected   Martin-Baker
13th March 1966
USAF
F-100F 58-1221     Did both crew eject ???    
15th March 1966
RAF
Lightning F1A XM190/190 226 OCU Fire Warning. North Sea off Cromer,
Norfolk
Capt. A. C. Peterson   Martin-Baker
17th March 1966
Classified
            Martin-Baker
17th March 1966
USN
A-4C Skyhawk 147740 VA-94, USS Enterprise SA-2 Lt. (jg) Frederick Charles Baldock ejected -POW  
20th March 1966
USN
A-4C Skyhawk 148313 VA-36, USS Enterprise near Lang Dong Cdr. James Alfred Mulligan ejected - POW  
20th March 1966
USN
F-4B Phantom 151410 VA-92, USS Enterprise   Lt.(jg) Richard Raymond Razlaff ejected - POW   Martin-Baker
Lt. (jg) James S. Greenwood ejected rescued from water   Martin-Baker
21st March 1966
USAF
RF-101C  Voodoo 56-0066 45th TRS /460th or 39 AD on TDY, Udorn lost to gunfire in North
Vietnam
Captain Arthur William Burer ejected - POW  
23rd March 1966
USAF
F-105D 61-0178 357th TFS, 355th TFW, Takhli Laos Major E. A. Hill ejected    
23rd March 1966
USAF
F-105D 60-0473 469th TFS, 6234th TFW, Korat Laos 1st Lt. Kenneth Deane Thomas ejected    
24th March 1966
RN 
Sea Vixen       S.Lt. E. Hughes   Martin-Baker
S.Lt. I. McKechnie   Martin-Baker
25th March 1966
RN 
Buccaneer       Lt. N. F. Rawbone   Martin-Baker
Flt. Lt. G. A. Smart   Martin-Baker
25th March 1966
USN
A-4C Skyhawk 148444 VA-76, USS Enterprise AAA Lt. (jg) Bradley Edsel Smith ejected - POW  
27th March 1966
USAF
F-4C Phantom 63-7681 433rd TFS, 8th TFW, Ubon struck trees Captain D. G. Rokes ejected   Martin-Baker
1st Lt. J. Q. Ozbolt ejected   Martin-Baker
27th March 1966
USN
A-4E Skyhawk 150128 VA-212, USS Hancock Engine failure Pilot ejected    
28th March 1966
RN
Buccaneer S1 XN950/LM635 736 Sqn Crashed at Sweethillock Farm, after an overshoot at
Lossiemouth, Morayshire
Lt. D. Brearly ejected   Martin-Baker Mk.4
other crew member ejected but did not survive   Martin-Baker Mk.4
28th March 1966
USAF
F-4 Phantom       Capt. L. C. Bryant   Martin-Baker
Major J. Peerson   Martin-Baker
28th March 1966
Indian Navy
Sea Hawk       Lt. Y. M. Bhide   Martin-Baker
30th March 1966
Italian Air Force
F.G91       MAI M. Turchi   Martin-Baker
Capt. G. Darsi   Martin-Baker
30th March 1966
USN
Crusader F-8C BuNo 145561 NATC PAX in US Lt. E. W. Clexton   Martin-Baker
30th March 1966
USAF
F-100D 55-3534 416th TFS, 3rd TFW, Tan Son Nhut small arms fire Captain R. C. Oaks ejected