366th Fighter Group Association

Attacks on DaNang Air Base

"Rocket City"

Information in this table is extracted from, Appendix I, "Air Base Defense in the Republic of Vietnam, 1960-1973" by Roger P. Fox. The Sequence number refers to the sequence number assigned to all attacks on ten primary US Air Force operating bases in Vietnam.






ACFT ACFT
CAS. CAS.
SEQ # DATE TIME RDS
DES DAM KIA+ WIA+
2 * 07/01/65 0130 6
6 3 1 3
5 ** 01/25/66 NR 20
0 0 1 6
18 *** 02/27/67 0310 56
0 13 11 124
19 03/15/67 0200 10
0 7 0 0
23 07/15/67 0020 83
10 49 8 175
24 09/02/67 0050 9
0 6 0 8
26 09/09/67 0005 3
0 2 2 10
30 01/03/68 0400 49
1 20 0 2
33 01/30/68 0328 40
5 25 1 0
66 02/24/68 2255 10
0 4 0 1
95 05/05/68 0152 1
0 0 0 0
103 05/09/68 0030 4
0 1 0 0
104 05/09/68 0150 3
0 0 0 0
106 05/11/68 2355 8
0 6 0 2
107 05/12/68 1800 3
0 2 0 0
112 05/29/68 0140 8
0 5 0 0
120 07/23/68 0204 16
0 5 0 0
121 07/23/68 0602 1
0 0 0 0
122 07/27/68 0245 6
1 4 0 5
129 08/23/68 0303 13
0 2 1 7
136 08/31/68 0250 1
0 1 0 5
137 09/02/68 0128 1
0 0 0 0
138 09/04/68 0529 2
0 0 0 0
142 09/18/68 0515 3
0 0 2 7
146 09/29/68 0446 4
0 5 0 3
154 01/22/69 0558 26
0 0 1 19
162 02/23/69 0530 11
0 0 1 2
173 03/21/69 0154 5
0 0 0 0
177 03/24/69 0530 14
0 0 0 1
183 04/17/69 0016 2
0 0 0 0
184 04/20/69 2308 3
0 1 0 0
187 04/24/69 0114 2
0 0 0 0
193 05/12/69 0345 3
0 1 0 0
196 05/14/69 0153 1
0 0 0 0
209 06/07/69 0248 20
2 12 4 2
232 08/13/69 0402 5
0 0 0 0
233 08/22/69 0135 10
0 0 1 29
238 09/06/69 0300 8
0 0 0 3
255 12/11/69 0038 4
0 1 0 0
289 04/08/70 0225 4
0 0 2 8
311 05/21/70 2355 3
0 3 0 0
327 06/21/70 0101 3
0 0 0 0
345 09/01/70 0449 8
0 1 0 2
350 10/12/70 0030 2
0 0 0 0
351 10/21/70 0145 1
0 0 0 0
363 12/21/70 0100 1
0 0 0 0
366 02/01/71 0352 8
0 2 0 3
373 02/21/71 0130 6
1 3 0 1
379 03/04/71 0433 10
0 0 0 2
387 04/05/71 0202 3
0 1 0 0
388 04/09/71 0054 1
0 0 0 0
391 04/26/71 0300 1
0 0 0 0
392 04/27/71 0207 5
0 0 0 0
395 05/05/71 0358 2
0 1 0 0
399 05/30/71 0320 7
0 0 0 0
400 06/05/71 1702 6
0 0 0 0
401 06/07/71 0009 2
0 0 0 0
403 07/05/71 0015 5
0 0 5 38
406 08/25/71 0135 2
0 0 0 0
420 01/03/72 0155 6
0 2 0 1
424 02/09/72 0100 28
0 1 0 10
430 04/13/72 0132 24
1 5 1 10
432 04/16/72 0116 20
0 1 0 8
433 04/24/72 0149 13
0 0 0 9
434 04/25/72 2300 6
0 0 0 0
435 05/07/72 0318 16
1 2 0 3
436 05/12/72 0157 18
0 3 0 0
437 05/14/72 0149 18
0 2 0 0
439 06/10/72 0224 8
0 2 0 3
440 06/13/72 2321 6
0 0 0 12
441 06/17/72 0045 4
0 0 0 1
442 06/22/72 0115 6
0 0 0 1
446 08/03/72 0626 45
0 4 1 20
447 08/18/72 0408 In #446




448 08/18/72 0637 35
2 10 1 21
449 08/19/72 0415 2
0 0 0 0
453 09/23/72 0500 27
0 3 0 0
454 09/27/72 1845 5
0 3 0 1
456 10/25/72 0307 18
0 0 0 4
457 10/28/72 0302 27
0 8 0 3
460 11/19/72 0120 9
0 2 0 0
461 11/21/72 0111 4
0 0 0 0
468 12/26/72 0612 32
0 8 0 1
469 01/14/73 2307 7
0 4 0 1
470 01/17/73 0327 21
0 3 0 0
473 01/26/73 1123 12
0 0 0 1
474 01/27/73 0612 25
0 7 1 8
TOTAL


996
30 256 45 586

+ Casualty figures reflect all casualties, i.e., USAF, other military and civilians.
* The first attack was made by both mortars and sappers. One sapper was captured.
** The first two attacks on DaNang were by mortars. All attacks from 02/27/67 forward were by rockets.

*** The first time that rockets were used in RVN by the Viet Cong/North Vietnamese Army. A high number of casualties were Vietnamese civilians living in a village just east of DaNang Air Base.

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