MiG-15 KPAFAC(North Korea Air Force)No.823 for CFS2
KPAFAC(North Korea Air Force)MiG-15 No.823 operated by the 176th GvIAP at Antung Air base,April 1951.
This aircraft was damaged in the mission of the 12-04-51.This day, 36 MiG-15 from the 196th IAP(Colonel Yevgeni Pepelyayev)and 176th GvIAP(Lt.Col Sergei Vishnyakov)intercepted a force of 48 B-29(19th,98th and 307th bombing wings) escorted by 36 F-84s
and 18 F-86s tasked to attack the Yalu bridges.
USAF claim for this mission four MiG shot down by the F-86 and six for the B-29.Actually ,only one MiG-15 was lost(176th GvIAP)shot down by James Jabara(334 FIS, 4 FIW)and the combat damage for the MiG-15 No.823.
Three B-29's were destroyed:69682(19th BW, 93rd BS),62252 (307th BW, 371st BS) damaged near Sinuiju railroad bridge, crashed near Suwon,65369 (19th BW, 93re BS) crashed and burned on landing at Kadena AB; five others B-29s of the 19th BW were write off and one of the 307th BW after landing.Victories go to :A. M. Kochegarov(B-29A BuNo 44-86370 19 BW),Boris A. Obratsov(B-29A BuNo 44-61835 19 BW),Serafim P. Subbotin(B-29A BuNo 44-62252 307 BW),Fiodor A. Shebanov(B-29A BuNo 44-62252 19 BW),Konstantin Sheberstov(B-29A damaged - written off 19 BW),Grigorii I. Ges(B-29A damaged - written off 19 BW)
Ivan V. Suchkov(B-29A damaged - written off 19 BW),Pavel S. Milaushkin(B-29A damaged - written off 19 BW),A. F. Plitkin(B-29A damaged - written off 19 BW),Nazarkin(B-29A damaged - written off 307 BW),Boris S. Abakumov(B-29A crew bailed out 307 BW).
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