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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88390
Last updated: 8 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Tatung-kao -   China
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Tatung-kao
Destination airport:
821th IAP. MiG-15bis of the 821th IAP(190th IAD)flown by St/Lt N.I.Chernikov was shot down in aproach to land at Tatung-kao by the F-86E flown by Francis S. Gabreski(51th FIW HQ).Chernikov was a wingman and this day had lost sight of his leader and was returning alone to base. Coming from the left side of the airfield was attacked by four Sabres and shot down. St/Lt N.I.Chernikov was KIA.Remains recovered. USAF made claims this day for 10 MiGs, actually only two are admitted.


Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team (
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
26-Apr-2011 01:52 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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