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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88821
Last updated: 9 March 2021
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Date:24-MAY-1952
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: 31530504
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Tbilisi -   Georgia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Test
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
This MiG flown built by Tbilisi and flown by factory test pilot K.P.Barkalaya was destroyed by fire in test flight. Pilot forgot to extend landing gear, fuel tanks were ruptured in the resulting belly landing and the aircraft was complete destroyed by fire.

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, Gordon and Rigmant, X.Zhang.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
29-Aug-2012 13:31 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2014 09:30 Anon. Updated [Country]

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