Classic examples of the Chinese Air Force: B-29 shot down by American medium bomber
United States B-29 bomber Source: Xinhua
Time: September 20, 1952 Venue: Shanghai Chongming Island
1950 年 7 27, U.S. President Truman officially approved by the United States military aircraft can carry out reconnaissance flights to China’s coast after the country’s military aircraft to me the Shandong Peninsula, eastern Shanghai and other coastal areas and frequent surveillance, harassment activities.
1952 年 9 月 20 日 5 At 1036 hours I radar unit in Shanghai, 133 kilometers southeast of the United States discovered a B-29 bomber, height of 1,500 meters, almost equal to Shanghai.
Air Force air defense missions in the region responsible for the first two fighter air division was informed intelligence, and even if what middle and 6 groups LEE Wing pilots, the MiG-15 fighters were driven off operations. When the air flying to Chongming Island, 4 km away from the U.S. aircraft, the U.S. aircraft opened fire first. He, Shuang machine sharp turn around to the U.S. after its tail to attack. Has been hit from a height of 1500 meters, 200 meters has fired four times, the U.S. plane shot down and crashed into the sea.
This is the Air Force fighter aviation since the second half of 1950, independently air-defense combat missions since the first one to shoot down American planes. Also made the first air combat victories.
B-29 type machine is a medium-sized U.S. company Boeing bomber, the first test flight in September 1942. Kind, captain 30.17 m, height of 9 meters, wingspan of 43 meters, is equipped with four 2200-hp “R-3350-79″ engine, the whole weight of 62,425 kg. Maximum speed of 585 km, cruise speed of 366 km, service ceiling 9750 m, maximum range of 6757 km, 2400-3360 km radius of activity, life 15-20 hours, payload 9080 kg. Mainly used for the implementation of strategic bombing and long-range bombing missions, but also for anti-submarine, reconnaissance and air refueling to use.
1952 年 9 月 20 日 fighting, is in the air-defense combat air defense forces shot down only one type of American B-29 medium bomber. (Dongchang Li) (material from the Propaganda Department of the Political Department of the Air Force to provide, Xinhua military order)
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