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[[File:73-0852_at_Cracow-Rakowice-Czyzyny.jpg|thumb|300px|73-0852 at Cracow-Rakowice-Czyzyny, May 2, 2014.<ref>Jakub Mielniczak via http://www.airliners.net/photo/Vietnam---Air/Northrop-F-5E-Tiger/2447706/&sid=3e30183893d1cebd1fbc932249e1e1cc</ref>]]
 
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'''73-0852''' is a [[:Category:Northrop F-5 Tiger|Northrop F-5E Tiger II]]
 
 
|caption=73-0852 at Cracow-Rakowice-Czyzyny, May 2, 2014.<ref>Jakub Mielniczak via http://www.airliners.net/photo/Vietnam---Air/Northrop-F-5E-Tiger/2447706/&sid=3e30183893d1cebd1fbc932249e1e1cc</ref>
 
 
|designation=[[:Category:Northrop F-5 Tiger|Northrop F-5 Tiger]]
==History==
 
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Built as c/n R.1033, the aircraft was passed to South Vietnam. Captured by North Vietnam in 1975, it was sent to Poland in 1977 for rearming with 23-mm GSh-23, but never went back to Vietnam. Now on display in Aviation and Space Museum, Cracow, Poland.<ref>http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=&content=Captured</ref>
 
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=History=
==References==
 
 
Built as c/n '''R.1033''', 73-0852 was passed to South Vietnam. Captured in 1975, it was sent to Poland in 1977 for rearming with 23-mm GSh-23, but never went back to Vietnam. The aircraft is now on display at the Aviation and Space Museum, Cracow, Poland.<ref>http://cgibin.rcn.com/jeremy.k/cgi-bin/gzUsafSearch.pl?target=&content=Captured</ref>
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=Sources=
 
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[[Category:Vietnam War]]
 
[[Category:Vietnam War]]
 
[[Category:Northrop F-5 Tiger]]
 
[[Category:Northrop F-5 Tiger]]
[[Category:Individual Aircraft]]
 

Latest revision as of 10:27, 23 July 2017

History[]

Built as c/n R.1033, 73-0852 was passed to South Vietnam. Captured in 1975, it was sent to Poland in 1977 for rearming with 23-mm GSh-23, but never went back to Vietnam. The aircraft is now on display at the Aviation and Space Museum, Cracow, Poland.[2]

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