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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185050
Last updated: 28 April 2019
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Date:12-JAN-1973
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-17
Owner/operator:Vietnam Peoples Air Force
Registration:
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Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
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Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 12 January 1973 Lieutenant Kovaleski and Lieutenant James R. Wise, flying McDonnell F-4B-28-MC Phantom II, Bu. No.153068, shot down a Vietnam Peoples Air Force MiG 17 flown by Senior Lieutenant Luu Kim Ngo, near Hải Pḥng, using an AIM 9 Sidewinder heat-seeking air-to-air missile.

Sources:

https://www.thisdayinaviation.com/tag/mig-17/


Revision history:

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01-Mar-2016 16:41 gerard57 Added

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