|62-4334 F-105D-31-RE Thunderchief
Kit is molded to depict later Thuds with all the mods i.e. Cooling scoops, RWAH gear, nose camera, etc. The
only weapons the kit comes with are 16-750 lb. bombs and no wing or centerline tanks. All markings, except
the Star & Bars, were drawn with Corel X5 and printed with an Alps printer. Finished with Model Master
enamels. The base is a copy of a factory unit.
62-4334 was lost on 28 July 1967 near Dong Hoi, NV. Hit by AAA while pulling up from a dive. Lt. Karl
Richter ejected but died in the rescue helicopter from injuries received from hitting sharp limestone karst when
landing. He was approaching his 200th Mission at the end of his second tour and had already signed up for his
third tour flying F-100s in S.E.A.
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