Incident MiG-17 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185050
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Date:Friday 12 January 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic MG17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Owner/operator:Vietnam Peoples Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vietnam -   Vietnam
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
On 12 January 1973 Lieutenant Kovaleski and Lieutenant James R. Wise, flying McDonnell F-4B-28-MC Phantom II, Bu. No.153068, shot down a Vietnam Peoples Air Force MiG 17 flown by Senior Lieutenant Luu Kim Ngo, near Hải Phòng, using an AIM 9 Sidewinder heat-seeking air-to-air missile.


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01-Mar-2016 16:41 gerard57 Added

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