Today’s Document from the National Archives

Document for Today, September 21st:
"...Russian-built MIG-15 fighter interceptor which was flown to a U.S. Air Force base at Kimpo near Seoul..."


"...Pictured here is the Russian-built MIG-15 fighter interceptor which was flown to a U.S. Air Force base at Kimpo near Seoul..." (National Archives Identifier: 542266); Series: Black and White Photographs of U.S. Air Force and Predecessorsí Activities, Facilities, and Personnel, Domestic and Foreign, 1930 - 1975; Records of U.S. Air Force Commands, Activities, and Organizations, 1900 - 2000; Record Group 342; National Archives.

"HQ. FEAF, TOKYO --- Pictured here is the Russian-built MIG-15 fighter interceptor which was flown to a U.S. Air Force base at Kimpo near Seoul Monday September 21, by a North Korean officer pilot, in a daring flight to freedom. The flier was interviewed by world-wide press media representatives Tuesday, September 22. The MIG-15 is being studied by U.S. Air Force authorities., ca. 09/22/1953 "
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