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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 84600
Last updated: 29 October 2019
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Date:05-FEB-1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15bis
Owner/operator:Korean Peoples Armed Forces Air Corps-KPAFAC
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 miles W of Pyongyang -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
KPAFAC MiG-15bis shot down by one F-86F Sabre flown by George Williams. This day a US Air Force RB-45 Tornado of the 91th Strategic Reconnaissance Squadron was attacked over the Yellow Sea, 40 miles W of Pyongyang, by two North Korean or Chinese MiG-15 Fagots. An air battle involving eight USAF F-86 Sabres and twelve MiG-15s followed. Two MiGs were shot down by USAF F-86 Sabres flown by Charles Salmon and George Williams, who were escorting the RB-45.

Sources:

http://www.silent-warriors.com/shootdown_list.html
Hans-Heiri Stapfer


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Apr-2011 13:26 Daniel Nole Updated
08-May-2011 01:32 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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