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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139497
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:22-MAY-1939
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic I16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Polikarpov I-16
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mongolian/Soviet border -   Mongolia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by JAAF Ki-27 fighters during a border patrol flight over the Khalkhin Gol River.
The accident happened during a Soviet-Japanese conflict on the border between Soviet territory and Japanese administered Manchuria.

Sources:

Polikarpov I-15, I-16 and I-153 Aces / Mikhail Maslov


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Oct-2011 12:23 harro Added
01-Sep-2016 18:57 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Location, Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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