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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88336
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MG15 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Owner/operator:Soviet Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Between Sinanju and Pyongyang -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
196th IAP. This MiG-15bis of the 196th IAP(324th IAD) flown by St/Lt Andriushko was shot down by the F-86A-5 49-1257 flown by now Capt Richard S. Becker(4th FIW 334th FIS). Andriushko ejected safely and was rescued. FEAF continued Operation Strangle against North Korean railroads.
That was the 6th MiG kill of Becker(actually the 5th counting the MiG damage of April 22 and reported as destroyed). Capt. Richard S. Becker and Capt. Ralph D. Gibson of the 335th FIS were crowned this day, as 2th and 3th USAF jet Aces of the Korean war.


Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team -
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,N.Sutyagin, D.Becker,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
24-Apr-2011 02:18 Daniel Nole Updated [Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2011 14:37 Daniel Nole Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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