Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
Member Login
Site Notices
1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 1/27/2006 9:36:22 PM EST
There were several Russkies who defected to the west during the cold war with enemy aircraft, but where there ever any Americans who went over to the commies with an American plane?
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 9:54:17 PM EST
Anyone know?
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 9:55:10 PM EST
I never heard of any
Link Posted: 1/27/2006 10:25:13 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/27/2006 10:26:31 PM EST by Special-K]
IIRC there were some who ran to North Korea during the Vietnam era. They weren't treated very well.

ETA: They went on foot, not in planes.

Link Posted: 1/27/2006 10:36:46 PM EST
[Last Edit: 1/27/2006 10:38:17 PM EST by Charging_Handle]
If there had been, we likely wouldn't have heard anything about it anyway. I doubt the govt would have stepped forward and released that as public info. Not very good for morale.

But I doubt this happened. Who'd wanna defect to a bunch of damn Commies anyway? I can understand why they (the Commies) would want to leave for a free nation however.
Top Top