Yakovlev Yak-9

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1. On 18 September 1950, a North Korean Yak-9P made an emergency landing at Kimpo AB and was captured by US Marines. The aircraft was sent to Wright-Patterson AFB and tested. The evaluation report stated the aircraft was extremely capable but crude by Western standards.


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2. This Yak-9P is preserved in the Warsaw Aviation Museum. The Yak-9P was one of the first all-metal design produced in the Soviet Union.

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