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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 59447
Last updated: 16 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Korean Peoples Armed Forces Air Corps-KPAFAC
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 miles W of Pyongyang -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
KPAFAC MiG-15bis shot down by one F-86F Sabre flown by Charles Salmon. This day a US Air Force RB-45 Tornado of the 91th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron was attacked over the Yellow Sea, 40 miles W of Pyongyang, by two North Korean or Chinese MiG-15 Fagots. An air battle involving eight USAF F-86 Sabres and twelve MiG-15s followed. Two MiGs were shot down by USAF F-86 Sabres flown by Charles Salmon and George Williams, who were escorting the RB-45.

Hans-Heiri Stapfer

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Revision history:

26-Apr-2011 01:50 Daniel Nole Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2011 12:21 Anon. Updated [Narrative]
03-May-2011 21:08 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
08-May-2011 01:33 Daniel Nole Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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