Talk:Myasishchev M-55

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This page appears inaccurate, the ballon interceptor was decades earlier and had a completely different design (wings, fueselage, controls). It is not the M-17, an earlier single engined version of the M-55!

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BetacommandBot (talk) 22:10, 2 January 2008 (UTC)

One in 17 down?[edit]

Allegedly an M-17 or M-55 was accidentally shot down by the MN (Hungarian People's Army) air defence troops, using SA-4 "Krug" missiles, after it returned to eastern bloc airspace from a recon mission and the soviet pilot forgot to turn of the fake IFF, which transmitted NATO look-alike radio signals, used to confuse "imperialist" air defences during the mission over western europe. The plane appeared hostile to soviet-made radars due to the faux NATO IFF signals.

Apparently the pilot ejected, because the cockpit canopy was not part of the wreckage that got cleaned up by the soviets. The canopy was found months later by hungarian peasants. A timeframe of the (late?) 1970s is mentioned, but this may be apocryphal. (talk) 20:34, 2 July 2011 (UTC)

I find it difficult to believe that this aircraft was designed to shoot down American high altitude overflight balloons when such balloon flights had ended with the advent of recon satellites (around 1960)...this aircraft was designed years later. Does anyone have any information on this? NelsonLB (talk) 03:47, 6 December 2013 (UTC)NelsonLB

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