North Korean Air Force pilot Second Lieutenant Chung Nak Hyun who defeated to South Korea in a MIG 15 jet plane on August 3, became a South Korean pilot, Seoul, Aug. 9.
LS South Korean officers at ceremony.
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CU. General Kim Shin, Chief of Staff R.O.K. Airforce, pinning First Lieutenant rank on Chung Nak Hyun.
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CU General Kim.
CU Citation letter.
MS Lt. Chung given citation.
MLS Air Force personnel.
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CU Military medal pinned on Hyun
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MS Audience clapping.
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MS Lt. Hyun leaves hall.
MS Front view of MIG 15.
MLS Side view.
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LS Rear view.
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Background: North Korean Air Force pilot Second Lieutenant Chung Nak Hyun who defeated to South Korea in a MIG 15 jet plane on August 3, became a South Korean pilot, Seoul, Aug. 9.
During a brief ceremony held at the South Korean Air Force H.Q., in Yongdongpo, 24-year-old Chung Nak Hyun was awarded a medal of military merit with gold star, given a reward of 15,000 dollars, and made a first Lieutenant in the South Korean Air Force.
Hundreds of South Korean officers attended the ceremony and later inspected the MIG in which Hyun escaped.