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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88841
Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:01-APR-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:
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:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
MiG-15bis of the V-VS, unit and pilot unknown, shot down by the F-86E flown by William H. Westcott(51th FIW, 25th FIS).Full admitted. A second MiG shot down was claimed by Wescott but aparently is a overclaim. Recorded MiG Losses of the day were 2 MiGs(by Gabreski and Wescott). USAF claims were this day for 10 MiGs.


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,V.Zabelin,M.Mikhin.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
26-Apr-2011 01:52 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]

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