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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88354
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:02-SEP-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:Area Sinuiju-Sonchon-Anju -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tatung-kao
Destination airport:
Narrative:
18th GIAP. MiG-15bis of the 18th GIAP(303th IAD) flown by St/Lt Akatov was shot down by the F-86A-5 flown by Maj Winton W.Marshall(4th FIW, 335th FIS). St/Lt Akatov was KIA. USAF claims for the day were for four MiGs(Col.Francis S.Gabreski,Maj Winton W.Marshall,Capt Ralph D.Gibson and Capt Richard S.Johns).Soviet 303th IAD pilots(17th IAP, 18th GIAP and 523th IAP)claims were from six to nine F-86s.Actually losses were 2 MiGs from the 18th GIAP(both pilots KIA)and one F-86 from the 4th FIW, 335th FIS(49-1258), pilot MIA.

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.Sutyafin,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
27-Apr-2011 14:04 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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