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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88817
Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:13-DEC-1951
Time:
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: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Anju area -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Tantung-kao
Destination airport:
Narrative:
18th GIAP.This MiG-15bis of the 18th GIAP 303th IAD flown by I.A.Gorsky was shot down by the F-86E-10 51-2752 flown by Maj George Davis(4th FIW 334th FIS). Gorsky was KIA. Dec 13, 1951 was a very good day for Davis, he made claims for 4 MiGs, and three are full admitted: One V-VS and two PLAAF. For the inexperienced PLAAF pilots of the 14th FAD 40th Regiment was a catastrofic day: of the 8 MiG losses of the day, 7 were from the 14th FAD.

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, W.Thompson,X.Zhang,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
25-Apr-2011 01:46 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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