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Last updated: 12 December 2017
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Date:mercredi 19 juin 1963
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed RB-69A Neptune
Compagnie:Republic of China Air Force - ROCAF
Immatriculation: 54-4041
Numéro de série: 726-7105
Année de Fabrication:
Equipage:victimes: 14 / à bord: 14
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 0
Total:victimes: 14 / à bord: 14
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:Linchuan, Jiangxi (   Chine)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Militaire
Aéroport de départ:?
Aéroport de destination:?
Détails:
The US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) acquired seven Neptunes in 1954 and configured them with cameras and electronics intelligence gear. Five of those were stationed in Taiwan and operated by the Republic of China Air Force.
They were reportedly used to conduct intrusion ELINT missions over mainland China, dropping and supplying agents, and dropping propaganda leaflets. Missions were usually flown at night.
Aircraft used by the People's Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) to intercept the intruders were MiG-17 fighters. Ilyushin 28/Harbin H-5 jets were used to drop flares and used search lights to illuminate the Neptunes for the MiG-17s. Additionally, Tupolev Tu-4 aircraft were fitted with radar.
This Neptune was shot down by a PLAAF MiG-17PF over Linchuan, Jiangxi, after being intercepted repeatedly by multiple MiG-17PFs and Tupolev Tu-4Ps.

Sources:
» ACIG.org
» The Growth of China’s Air Defenses: Responding to Covert Overflights, 1949–1974 / Bob Bergin


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