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June 1953
Korean War

JUNE 15, 1953

(RAAF) Lost is Meteor A77-982 pilot Sgt Donald William Pinkstone on an armed road reconnaissance mission, hit by anti-aircraft fire, ejected and was captured and became a Prisoner Of War (POW).

JUNE 16, 1953

(USMC) AD-4 Skyraider piloted by Major George H. Linnemeier and CWO Vernon S. Kramer from squadron VMC-1 shot down a Polikarpov Po-2 biplane, the only documented aerial victory of the Korean War by a AD-4 Skyraider.

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