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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 146446
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:31-MAR-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15bis
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Sinuiju -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
72th GIAP. This MiG-15bis was shot down by the F-86A-5 49-1111 flown by FlLt Joseph A. Levesque(RCAF)flying with the 334th FIS 4th FIW(USAF). Not parachute observed, aircraft observed to crash and explode.

Sources:

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)
With the Yanks in Korea, Volume 2, Brian Cull and Dennis Newton
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
23-Jun-2012 00:13 Anon. Added
24-Jun-2012 10:58 Daniel Nole Updated

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