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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 86513
Last updated: 4 November 2019
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Date:20-JUL-1953
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic F86 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American F-86E-10 Sabre
Owner/operator:USAF (United States Air Force)
Registration: 51-2824
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:"MiG Alley", NW part of North Korea -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:RKSS
Destination airport:
Narrative:
4th FIW, 336th FIS. Flown by Maj Stephen L. Bettinger. Shot down by KPAFAC MiG-15bis flown by Kim Di San. Bettinger ejected and became POW. 51-2824 was credited with 13 MiG kills and was also used by Maj Robinson Risner.

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,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Apr-2011 00:00 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
28-Apr-2011 11:16 Daniel Nole Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Aug-2011 08:08 Uli Elch Updated [Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative]
05-Sep-2012 13:46 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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