Accident Yakovlev Yak-9 , Saturday 17 February 1945
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Date:Saturday 17 February 1945
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
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:2 km W of Liepāja, Latvia -   Latvia
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Yak-9 of 9 IAP was shot down in aerial combat 2 km W of Liepāja and crashed into Baltic Sea. Ml/Lt Boris Alexandrovich Chastushkin was killed.


Revision history:

29-Sep-2021 10:32 JF Added
29-Sep-2021 14:00 JF Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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