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NATO Intervention In Kosovo
(Allied Force: 24 March - 10 June 1999)

NAME                                 VICTORIES                UNIT              AIRFORCE

Tankink, Peter                           1                    322 Sq.           RNLAF
  • Some sources present that the victorious pilot was J. Abma (Der Krieg gegen die Bundesrepublik Jugoslawien - 24. März bis 10./20. Juni 1999).

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Weapon Victim Country Place
24 Mar 1999 322 sqn KLu F-16A/MLU
Tankink,P. AIM-120A MiG-29
Major Nebojša Nikolić
near Titel
Some sources present that Yugoslavian aircraft was MiG-29 (18106) piloted by Milutinović.

No. 322 Squadron Crest
No. 322 Squadron Crest

Fokker F-16AM MLU
RNLAF F-16AM #J-063 "MiG Killer", of 322nd sqn, leaving Fairford AB on July 24th, 1999. On March 24th, 1999, this aircraft downed a Serbian MiG-29 with an AIM-120 Amraam.

Fokker F-16AM MLU
Major Peter Tankink shot down a Yugoslav MiG-29 with an AIM-120A. A silhouette of a Fulcrum was painted just below the canopy rail.

Fokker F-16AM MLU
Fokker F-16AM MLU (ex Block 15AC)
Unit: 322 Sqn 'Polly Parrot'
Serial: J-063 (86-0063, LMTAS c/n. 6D-146)
Leeuwarden, Netherlands, June 2003. 60th Anniversary of 322 Squadron special painting scheme.

Sources & Literature
  1. Čadil, Jan: Letecká válka nad Jugoslávií, in Letectví + kosmonautika, No.08, 1999.
  2. McCarthy, Donald J., Jr.: The Raptors: All F-15 and F-16 Aerial Combat Victories, Schiffer Military History, 1 edition, March 28, 2017.
  3. Rodič, Alexandr - MiG-29 na nebi Balkánu, in Historie a plastikové modelářství, No. 11, 2002.
  4. Schoenmaker, Mike - Hoogenboom, Niels: F-16 Fighting Falcon w Królewskich Sił Powietrznych Holandii, in Lotnictwo Aviation International, Vol. III, No. 10 (26), 2017.
  5. Schoenmaker, Mike - Hoogenboom, Niels: Forty years of Dutch 'Vipers', in Airforces Monthly, Issue 375, June 2019.
  6. Šajtar, Jaroslav: Operace „Spojenecká síla“, in ATM, No. 3, 2019.
  7. Tankink, Peter: Volkel Vipesr, Flying with Royal Netherlands Air Force F-16s, in Combat Aircraft Monthly, Vol. 14, No. 02, February 2013.
  8. Vlach, Tomáš: Letecká válka nad Jugoslávií, in Letectví + kosmonautika, No.13, 2000.

  9. ACIG Team: European Air-to-Air Victories ,,
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