|Aircraft Strikes Against MiG Bases In North Vietnam|
APRIL 24--Seventh Fleet carrier aircraft launched their first strikes on MiG bases in North Vietnam with an attack on Kep Airfield, 37 miles northeast of Hanoi. The attack was delivered by A-6 Intruders and A-4 Skyhawks from Kitty Hawk and was followed-up by another A-6 attack the same night.
While providing cover for the bombers during the first attack, Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Southwick and Lieutenant Hugh Wisely, flying F-4B Phantoms of VF-114, each were credited with a probable MiG-17 in aerial combat.
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