VOGT, LEONARD FREDERICK JR.
Name: Leonard Frederick Vogt Jr.
Branch/Rank: United States Navy/O5
Unit: Attack Squadron 75
Date of Birth: 07 June 1925
Home City of Record: CINCINNATI OH
Date of Loss: 18 September 1965
Country of Loss: North Vietnam/Over Water
Loss Coordinates: 0 0
Status (in 1973): Killed In Action/Body Not Recovered
Other Personnel in Incident:
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File. 2020
REMARKS: CRASH EXPLODE AT SEA NO SURV
CACCF/CRASH/PILOT/18 YRS UNITED STATES NAVY
No further information available at this time.
CDR LEONARD FREDERICK VOGT JR.
On September 18, 1965, an A-6A Intruder (bureau number 151588,
call sign "Flying Ace 511") with two crew members launched from
the aircraft carrier USS Independence (CVA 62) for a night
bombing mission against enemy patrol boats in the Gulf of
Tonkin. The Intruder was hit by anti-aircraft fire during the
mission, and it crashed into the water and exploded. Extensive
search and rescue efforts were mounted the next day, but failed
to locate either crew member or any aircraft debris.
Commander Leonard Frederick Vogt Jr., who entered the U.S. Navy
from Ohio, served with Attack Squadron 75. He was the pilot of
this Intruder at the time of its loss. He remains
unaccounted-for. Today, Commander Vogt is memorialized on the
Courts of the Missing at the National Memorial Cemetery of the
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