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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 84147
Last updated: 28 August 2019
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Date:06-JAN-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-51D Mustang
Owner/operator:77 Sqn RAAF
Registration: A68-765
C/n / msn: 124-44348
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:between Munsan and Sariwon -   South Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down 06/01/51: P/O Ingram Stephens A647 (Pilot). Flying with P/O R. Trebilco in A68-737, as the No.2 aircraft, on an armed escort mission of Seoul and Sariwon. Commencing with the road to Munsan, from Seoul, observing only refugees moving north away from Seoul, Trebilco and Stephens then went on to Munsan along the road to Sariwon.

Trebilco then happened to looked behind him and saw the flash of an explosion. Returning to that location Trebilco saw Stephens' Mustang on open ground near a number of houses. Making a number of flying runs over the wreckage Trebilco could see no sign of the pilot or any other activity in the area and then proceeded to Munsan to complete the mission. Witten off 9/1/51.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
http://www.adf-gallery.com.au//2a68.shtml


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2011 01:13 Dr. John Smith Updated [Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]
19-Jan-2012 06:34 Nepa Updated [Operator]
03-Dec-2018 21:05 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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