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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88367
Last updated: 3 December 2019
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Date:11-JUL-1951
Time:09:30
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:Near Sonchon -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
176th GIAP. MiG-15bis of the 176th GIAP(324th IAD)flown by St/Lt B.A.Obratsov was shot down by one F-86A-5 flown by 1th Lt Ralph D. Gibson(4th FIW, 335th FIS).Obratsov ejected but died from internal wounds.


The MiG-15 was shot down by a USAF North American F-86A Sabre (pilot: Ralph D. Gibson).

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 12:57 Daniel Nole Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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