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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88626
Last updated: 31 October 2019
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Date:12-APR-1953
Time:08:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
MiG-15bis
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Registration: 393 red
C/n / msn: 2315393
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Siodzio area -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Narrative:
913th IAP, 32th IAD. This MiG flown by the Soviet ace Kapt Semen A.Fedorets was heavy damaged in combat with F-86s of the 51th FIW 39th FIS. After hitting with a burst the F-86F-15 51-12971 flown by the USAF ace 1th Lt Joseph M. McConnell, Fedorets MiG was hit by the fire of McConnell or another Sabre. McConnell was the second victory of Fedorets of the day, the first was the F-86F 51-12970 flown by Lt Norman E. Green of the 4th FIW 335th FIS, shot down early. Fedorets eject at a height of 11,000m but only opened the chute at 2000-2500m. He was wounded in the left leg prior to eject and was hospitalised for two months.

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,S.Fedorets.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
28-Aug-2012 22:19 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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