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Narrative:Six MiG-15 of the 28th GIAP led by Maj Ovsyannikov intercept a formation of 18 B-29s of the 98th BG. The bombers were late for the rendezvous with his escorting F-80s and the fighters, running out of fuel were obliged to return to base. Ten B-29s were damaged by the MiGs, three making emergency landings at K-2 Taegu. Despite the claims of a MiG destroyed by the B-29 defensive fire(William H. Finnegan-gunner)any MiG was loss or destroyed, Mar 1, 1951.All MiGs returned safely to Antung.
|Operator:||Soviet Air Force|
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|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Airplane damage:|| None|
|Location:||Near Ch'ongju -
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,S.Kramarenko.
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