USAF T-33A (F-80 'Shooting Star') forced down in 1957 - photo July 2006

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gmasher on July 28, 2010

T-33A serial 51-4413 was forced down by MiG-15s on 23 December 1957. The aircraft was being ferried (one pilot on board) from France to either the Greek or Yugoslav Air Force (Military Assistance Program); the pilot was released.

MaxFarrar on July 30, 2010

Thank you gmasher for the information. I'll change the date in the title from 1949 to your date.

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  • Uploaded on January 24, 2008
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    by MaxFarrar
    • Camera: NIKON E4100
    • Taken on 2006/07/14 22:45:43
    • Exposure: 0.003s
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO50
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • No flash