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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88499
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: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Namsi -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
28th GIAP. Ten MiG of the 28th GIAP led by Maj V.I.Kolyadin, bounced near Namsi a flight of four F-80C of the 36th FBS.The MiG-15 flown by St/Lt Sokolov attemting to get in the tail of the F-80 of 2th Lt Charles Blomberg collided with the MiG flown by St/Lt Bushmelev. Both Soviet pilots were killed in the colission.

The MiG-15 was shot down by a USAF Lockheed F-80C Shooting Star (pilot: ?).


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, X.Zhang,S.Kramarenko.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
22-Apr-2011 15:01 Daniel Nole Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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