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Narrative:Overclaim. Capt Erwin E. Hesse claimed a MiG shot down this day. USAF submitted claims for five MiGs(2x 1th Ralph Gibson, 1x 1th Lt J.E.Heckman, 1x Maj R.Creighton, 1x Capt E.A.Hesse).V-VS pilots(176th GIAP, 523th IAP and 18th GIAP)submitted claims for six F-86s.Actually the only losses of the day were one F-86A-5(49-1307) of the 4th FIW 334th FIS and one MiG-15bis of the 176th GIAP losses in colission.Capt Capt William D. Crone was KIA in the colission, Kapt S.P.Subbotin eject safely.
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Sinuiju area -
Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team - http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_307.shtml
Fighter Combat over Korea Part 2: Jet Aces (In: Wings of Fame Vol.2, 1996)
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,N.Sutyagin,S.P.Subottin,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.
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