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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88432
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Date:24-MAR-1951
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15
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:East of Sinuiju -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Anshan
Destination airport:
Narrative:
72th GIAP. This MiG-15 flown by Kapt Y.Savinov(KIA) was shot down by the F-86A-5 Sabre 49-1257 flown by 1th Lt Richard S.Becker.


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, R.S.Becker,W.Thompson,X.Zhang,S.Kramarenko.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
22-Apr-2011 15:43 Daniel Nole Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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