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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88344
Last updated: 30 November 2019
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Date:18-JUN-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: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sinuiju area -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
176th GIAP.MiG-15bis of the 176th GIAP(324th IAD)flown by Kapt S.P.Subbotin, colission with the F-86A-5 49-1307 flown by Capt William D. Crone(4th FIW, 334th FIS). Kapt Subottin eject safely, Capt Crone was KIA in the colission. USAF submitted claims for five MiGs(2x 1th Ralph Gibson, 1x 1th Lt J.E.Heckman, 1x Maj R.Creighton, 1x Capt E.A.Hesse).V-VS pilots(176th GIAP, 523th IAP and 18th GIAP)submitted claims for six F-86s.Actually the only losses of the day were Subottin's MiG and Capt Crone´s F-86 losses in the colission.

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,S.P.Subottin,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
27-Apr-2011 00:20 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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