Tag: Suez War
Cold War Era
The Story of the Egyptian MiG-15 Pilot that Perfectly Ditched his Stricken Aircraft in Lake BardawilDario Leone -
Abd el-Rahman Muharram, the pilot of the stricken MiG-15, flew exceptionally well and his subsequent ditching in the shallow waters of Lake Bardawil was a remarkable piece of airmanship Taken in 1956, the interesting photos in this post show the first Egyptian Air Force (EAF) MiG-15 lost in combat during the Suez War. The aircraft, flown by pilot Abd el-Rahman...