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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88545
Last updated: 19 October 2020
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Date:20-MAY-1952
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15
Owner/operator:People's Liberation Army Air Force - PLAAF
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:MiG Alley -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
PLAAF MiG-15 shot down by F-86E Sabre of the 4th FIW flown by Col Harrison R. Thyng. That was the 5th victory of Thyng and become the 16th jet ace of the USAF in the Korean War.Actually that was his fourth. He had claimed a victory Oct 24, 1951 and any MiG(or other type) was loss this day.

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)
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,Korwald,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
11-May-2011 01:17 Daniel Nole Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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