Comdr. Henry Kleemann was the pilot of one of two VF-41 F-14A Tomcats that shot down two Libyan Su-22 Sukhoi fighters after being fired on by the Libyan aircraft, on August 19, 1981. Kleemann’s Radar Intercept Officer (RIO) was Lt. David J. Venlet;

 
 

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