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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88343
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:Near Sensen -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
176th GIAP. This MiG-15 was flown by St/Lt Pavel Nikulin and was shot down by one F-86A flown by Simpson Evans. The 176th GIAP zveno led by Maj Vishnyakov was attacked by Sabres near Sensen and the MiG of Nikulin was heavy damaged.Wounded in the face, Nikulin managed to eject at about 30,000 ft and was quickly recovered by chinese soldiers and taken to hospital for treatment. A second MiG was hit in this action and St/Lt Golovachev was also wounded in the head but managed to land safely at Antung.


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,Y. Pepelyayev,S.Kramarenko

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
23-Apr-2011 15:46 Daniel Nole Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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