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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 88808
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:People's Liberation Army Air Force - PLAAF
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:MiG Alley -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
PLAAF 3th FAD, 7th Regiment. In combat with Sabres, the MiG flown by Zao Baotong was hit and shot down by the F-86A flown by Zane S. Amell of the 4th FIW, 335th FIS. Zao Baotong eject successfully. He claimed two F-86 shot down in this mission but USAF deny any loss of F-86 this day. USAF also claims five MiGs this day; actually only loss MiG of the day was Zao Baotong aircraft.


Air War Korea 1950-1953 / Robert Jackson, 1998
U.S. Air-to-Air Victories during the Korean War / ACIG Korean War Team (
L.Krylov, Y.Tepsurkaev, I Seidov, R.Jackson, A.German, Gordon and Rigmant,B.Cull, D.Newton, W.Thompson, R.Dorr, X.Zhang, Sutyagin.

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Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
29-Aug-2012 16:16 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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