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04/17/13 — What happened on Jan. 20, 1972 ...

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What happened on Jan. 20, 1972 ...

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on April 17, 2013 1:46 PM

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Retired Air Force Lt. Col. John Stiles tells his story Tuesday evening at Wayne Community College. Stiles' F-4 was shot down in 1972 and he avoided capture.

He only had six seconds. Six seconds to eject from an F-4 Phantom that was upside down and spinning out of control. So when John Stiles asked his pilot, Bob Mock, if he should bail, he was taken aback when...

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