Accident Yakovlev Yak-9 , Saturday 17 February 1945
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Date:Saturday 17 February 1945
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic YAK9 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Yakovlev Yak-9
Owner/operator:9 IAP Soviet Navy - Baltic Fleet
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:25 km SW of Liepāja -   Latvia
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Yak-9 of 9 IAP was shot down in aerial combat 25 km SW of Liepāja and crashed into Baltic Sea. Lt Grigory Pavlovich Vishnyakov was killed.

Sources:

https://obd-memorial.ru/html/info.htm?id=77615634
https://obd-memorial.ru/html/info.htm?id=76786138

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
29-Sep-2021 06:53 JF Added
29-Sep-2021 07:21 JF Updated [Narrative]

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