Vietnam War – Color, 1966: Air Strikes – 250055-08 | Footage Farm Ltd



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[Vietnam War – Color, 1966: Air Strikes, Mar66]
AtoA MS A-4E in flight over dark jungle & water edge. Large napalm explosion.
12:29:04 AtoA MCU A-4E w/ full ordnance load flying directly ahead of Camera aircraft; flat terrain is below; unidt. ordnance is released from left wing of aircraft; plane continues in flight and proceeds far ahead of Camera aircraft, diving down on its target; plane comes down low over the canal; a small fire is off to the left, with smoke rising from area in BG; a Napalm bomb is released and explodes in wooded area along canal, throwing up a fireball; PAN in towards the black smoke rising into the air.
12:30:26 AtoA HA LS A-4E flying very low in towards the target area on its attack; some smoke drifts over area obscuring aircraft; Napalm bomb explodes by the road on target area; PAN up over the heavy smoke coming up from area.
12:30:53 AtoA HA LS A-4E diving down on its third run in preparation for firing a Zuni rocket; PAN, showing smoke and fire coming up from area; Zuni rockets are launched and explode down over the target area.
12:31:50 AtoA HA LS A-4E making its fourth run on target area; four Zuni rockets are fired, exploding on target area.
12:32:36 AtoA MS F-8E in flight. Rocket(s) fired. Very dark.
12:33:15 AtoA HA MS F-8E in flight on its attack; thin roadway is cut thru the jungle far below; plane moves down for its attack launching two Zuni rockets.
Napalm Bomb; Vietnam War; Naval Aircraft; Color
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NOTE: Footage taken by LT R.F. BALL, VFP-63, showing two Napalm runs and two Zuni rocket runs by VA-56 A-4E”s against Viet Cong concentration in So. Viet Nam in a wooded area along a canal in MeKong Delta; Footage taken by LTJG R.E. KAY, VFP-63, showing bombing runs with Napalm bombs, two runs using Zuni rockets by VF-53, flying F-8Es against Viet Cong bunkers along a road in So. Viet Nam.
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