Confirmation of Han Decai claims


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In the December 2001 Issue of "Military History" Magazine .pp.38-44
Bergin, Bob "Chinese MiG Ace over Korea"

The article reports confirmation of two of Han Deai claims:
#4 January 25, 1953 Lt Bill Stauffer 336th Sq/4th Fighter Interception Wing KIA
#5 April 7, 1953 Capt Harold "Hal" Fischer 39th Sq/51st Fighter Interception Wing POW

The KORWALD Reports {DOD DPOW/MPO} Database probable confirmation for Hai Claims:
Numbers #1 and # 2 2 UN aircraft shot down 24 March 1952 {p.42}
#1 1952 -3-24 # 49-1140/F86A/4th Ftr-Int Gp/334th Ftr-Int Sq 4/
4 F-86s attacked 3 Mig-15s, jumped by 2 more MiGs/ Acct disappeared/Crew members assocaited with loss:
Carey, James D. 1st Lt USAF MIA
#2 1952 -3-24 # 49-1088/F-86A/4th Ftr-Int Gp/335th Ftr-Int Sq.
Damaged during encounter with MiGs. Landed at K-14
Number # 3 US Sabre shot down 26 March 1952 {p.43}
# 3 1952 3-26 # 51-12936/F86/4th Ftr-int Gp/335th Ftr-Int Sq/
Major damage by 37mm projectile from MiG-15, landed at Home base
Number # 6 US Sabre damaged on 19 June 1953
#6 1953 6-19 # 52-4367/F-86F/8th Ftr-Bmbr Gp/36th Ftr-Bmbr Sq/
Disappeared while on strafing run, probably hit by gnd fire, crash not observed.Crewmembers associated with loss:
Escalle, Jimmy L. 2Lt. USAF MIA


Total
Aircraft
Shot down 4
damaged 2
Crew
Crew MIA 2
Crew KIA 1
Crew POW 1
 
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