Accident MiG-15bis , Monday 7 January 1952
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Date:Monday 7 January 1952
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: Destroyed
Location:Bukhen area -   North Korea
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:ZYDD
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
196th IAP, 324th IAD. THis MiG flown by Kapt Boris Abakumov, deputy commander of 196th IAP, was shot down by the F-86E flown by John M. Heard of 51th FIW, 25th FIS. Abakumov was forced to eject from his fighter .Unfortunadely, a burst of fire had shot the fingers off his left hand and fractured his left forearm. Although recovered, his wounds kept him permanetly grounded.


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,Y. Pepelyayev.

Revision history:

11-Jan-2011 14:00 ASN archive
29-Aug-2012 17:27 Daniel Nole Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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