Dogfight footage: F-14 Tomcat vs. Lybian MiG-23

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Following the comments, it seems it was the RIO doing the Sparrow initial launch and the pilot expressing the ‘oh jesus’ surprise. Intense stuff. Also from that thread, a very intense F-16 SAM 4(!) dodge video:

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That was intense! :sweat:

I remember that video…never gets old… So what happened to Stroke Four? He says he’s hit…then I don’t hear him unless I missed it somewhere…

They lost two aircraft and the story is worth reading rather than me spoiling it here. The original site with the write-up seems to have gone, but the archive still has it. Gripping stuff:

Add the wiki entry on it as well Package Q Strike - Wikipedia

as well as accident report from '91 F-16 Accident Reports for 1991