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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88368
Last updated: 22 December 2019
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Date:26-OCT-1951
Time:14:50
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:15 km SW of Sukchon -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tatung-kao
Destination airport:
Narrative:
17th IAP, 303th IAD. This MiG flown by St/Lt Kordanov, as wingman of Maj Pravotorov, was attacked by a pair of F-86s of 4th FIW, 336th FIS. Kordanovīs MiG was hit by the F-86 flown by 1th Lt Claude Mitson, and with his jet burning forced the wounded Kordanov to eject.

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, R.Jackson, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson, R.Dorr, X.Zhang, Sutyagin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
28-Aug-2012 12:09 Daniel Nole Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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