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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86414
Last updated: 7 April 2019
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Date:10-JUN-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86F-30 Sabre
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 52-4339
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Southern North Korea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RKSO
Destination airport:
Narrative:
F-86F-30 52-4339 (18th FBG, 12th FBS)flown by Capt Robert A.Coury, hit by AAA after bomb run. Flames, loss power, pilot try to fly back to friendly territory, cleared mountain called "Old Papa-San" and eject. Aircraft exploding. Coury was captured and POW.

Sources:

http://www.dtic.mil/dpmo/korea/reports/air/
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,Korwald,H.Ebersole,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Apr-2011 09:23 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
28-Apr-2011 21:26 Daniel Nole Updated [Location, Narrative]

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