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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88338
Last updated: 29 December 2019
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Date:02-OCT-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15bis
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Northeast of Sonchon -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tatung-kao
Destination airport:
Narrative:
17th IAP. MiG-15bis of the 17th IAP(303th IAD)flown by Kapt I.N.Morozov was shot down by the F-86A-5 flown by Col.Francis S. Gabreski(4th FIW, HQ). I.N.Morozov was killed. USAF claims for the day were for 6 MiGs, 3 MiG more as probable were also claimed by the F-80s pilots of the 36th FBS. V-VS claims were for 5 F-86, 1 F-84 and 1 F-80. Actually losses were 2 MiGs shot down, one RF-80, and one F-84. One MiG was slight damaged and one F-86 poss also damaged.

Sources:

Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team - http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_307.shtml
Fighter Combat over Korea Part 2: Jet Aces (In: Wings of Fame Vol.2, 1996)
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,N.Sutyagin,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
27-Apr-2011 17:58 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2011 18:32 Daniel Nole Updated [Source, Narrative]

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