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80-G-483656 Soviet-Built MiG-15 jet fighter

Photo #: 80-G-483656  Soviet-Built MiG-15 jet fighter
Title: Soviet-Built MiG-15 jet fighter
Description: Is shot down by a Navy fighter over Korea. Photo is dated 17 March 1953, at a time when no enemy planes were shot down by U.S. Navy pilots. This MAY be one of two MiG-15s shot down on 18 November 1952 by VF-781 F9F-5s from USS Oriskany (CVA-34). Official U.S. Navy Photograph, now in the collections of the National Archives.
Catalog #: 80-G-483656
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