4 Jul 1955

  • Zang Xilan, flying a F-84G Thunderjet fighter, led three other F-84G fighters on a patrol over the coast of mainland China. Communist MiG-15bis fighters engaged them near Ningbo, Zhejiang Province, China, and Zang promptly shot one down. ww2dbase [Zang Xilan | Ningbo, Zhejiang | CPC]

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