In this article we will share with you List Of All Fighter Jets Defection Incidents In The History
1.Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 defection
On September 21, 1953,No Kum-soka former lieutenant of the North Korean air force stole Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-15 from Sunan just outside Pyongyang and landed it to the Kimpo Air Base in South Korea
Operation Moolah was the name of operation and its aim was to obtain through defection a fully capable Soviet MiG-15 jet fighter
2.Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21 Defection
In 1964 an Iraqi Air force Christian pilot Munir Redfa stole a MIG 21 from Iraq Air force and landed it in a Airbase in israel .
Operation Diamond was the operation and it was undertaken by the Mossad. Its goal was the acquisition of a Soviet-built Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-21, the most advanced Soviet fighter plane at that time.
3. Mig-25 Defection
On 6 September 1976,Viktor Belenko a former russian Pilot stole a MiG-25 ‘Foxbat’ jet fighter aircraft and landed it in a civilian Airport in Hakodate, Japan .
In 1980, the U.S. Congress enacted S. 2961, authorizing citizenship for Belenko.
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