Vietnam War – Skypoint II Air Strikes, 16-26Apr68 | 221488-06 | Footage Farm



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[Vietnam War – Skypoint II Air Strikes, 16-26Apr68]
Shot from back seat of O-1E. Smoke rising from explosions; explosions from air strikes in heavily forested area by F-100D & F-04C near Tuy Hoa Air Base.
20:59:35 Plane in flight & bomb run hitting valley at base of mountain. Explosion & distant fireball. Large distant cloud on mountainside. Low run & explosions seen under wing of O-1E. Other runs & explosions.
21:02:06 Large wide valley, smoke rising. Fighter jet in MS. LS of bombing run & explosions on valley floor.
21:03:22 Small helicopter flying below. Telephoto of valley floor, smoke.
21:04:15 Two helicopters below in flight w/ propwash moving grass. Leader.
21:05:03 Jet bomber run, heavy smoke & bright fireball bursts. Other runs, good bursts.
21:06:33 Sky, jet dives in from left, strafes (?). Fires rockets w/ very brief explosion. Leader.
21:07:50 Aerial of farms, buildings & small craters. Diving jet w/ large clouds behind; into clouds blocking from view.
21:08:58 CU Rocket mounted under wing of O-1E fired. Explosion on hillside. Jet past, bomb explodes on ridge top. Additional passes. Leader.
21:10:33 Wide valley w/ river or flood plain. Jets making runs but no explosions.
21:11:24 Coastline & airbase; O-1E landing & pushed into revetment. Putting safety pins in smoke rocket launcher tubes.
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