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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88824
Last updated: 13 November 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Taechon -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Tatung-kao
Destination airport:
18th GIAP. MiG-15bis of the 18th GIAP(303th IAD)flown by Kapt L.K.Shchukin, shot down by F-86E of the 51th FIW. Ejected but was badly injured on landing and sent to a hospital. 51th FIW claimed four victories this day: two are full admitted, Shchukin's MiG and one PLAAF MiG of the 3th FAD, 7th Regiment flown by Meng Jin(KIA). PLAAF pilots claimed to have shot down three enemy planes, V-VS claimed eight F-86s. Actually only one is admitted by the USAF( 50-612), his pilot, Lt Thiel M. Reeves declared as MIA.


Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team (
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,N.Sutyagin, X.Zhang,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
27-Apr-2011 00:20 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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