Burma        Burmese Air Force


Insurgencies during the post-independence period
1948 - 1962

NAME                                          VICTORIES                                    COMMENTS

Peters, Noel                                      1                                        1.

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Time Unit Aircraft Pilot Weapon Victim Airforce Place
15. 2. 1961     Hawker Sea Fury
Peters, N.   PB4Y-2 Privateer
  near Mae Sai

  1. 15 February 1961 A Republic of China Air Force PB4Y (423) was shot down by Burmese Hawker Sea Fury fighter aircraft, near Mae Sai (just inside the Thai border across from the Burmese town of Tachilek, Shan State), killing the crew of five. Two other crewmembers were taken prisoner. This aircraft was carrying supplies for Chinese Kuomintang forces fighting in northern Burma. The Sea Fury, piloted by Noel Peters. Peters shot down the P4Y-2 but was hit by return fire and crashed, losing his life

Noel Peters
Noel Peters.

Hawker Sea Fury
Hawker Sea Fury, UB-466, pilot Noel Peters, Burmese Air Force.

Hawker Sea Fury
Hawker Sea Fury, Burmese Air Force.

Consolidated PB4Y Privateer
Consolidated PB4Y Privateer, Republic of China Air Force.

Sources & Literature
  1. Gibson, Richard Michael - Chen, Wen H.: The Secret Army: Chiang Kai-shek and the Drug Warlords of the Golden Triangle, Wiley, 2011. ISBN-13: 978-0470830185

  2. ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 183774, , https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/183774.
  3. Consolidated PB4Y-2 Privateer, WikipediA, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Consolidated_PB4Y-2_Privateer.
  4. Hawker Sea Fury, WikipediA, The Free Encyclopedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hawker_Sea_Fury.
  5. Lednicer, David: Intrusions, Overflights, Shootdowns and Defections During the Cold War and Thereafter, http://myplace.frontier.com/~anneled/ColdWar.html.
  6. ขอต้อนรับสู่โลกการบินของประเทศไทย / The THAI AVIATION Website, https://www.thai-aviation.net/.


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