Accident Polikarpov I-15 15, Monday 4 January 1937
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Date:Monday 4 January 1937
Type:Polikarpov I-15
Owner/operator:Spanish Republican Aviation
Registration: 15
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Monte Artiñano (Zeberio) -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
I-15 shot down by heinkel 51. The Chato's Escuadrilla intercepted a group of nine bombers Ju-52 escorted by He-51. In the combat that followed, one Junkers was shot down and the pilot of this aircraft, Juan Roldán Maldonado was hit by a bullet and pursued by the german fighters until he crashed to a tree into the Monte Artiñano


1.Revista Aeroplano Nº 8 "Los chatos en España (II) - La Escuadrilla "Vasca""
Estanislao Abellán Agius Pag 52
IHCA 1990
3.Osprey Publishing Aircraft of the Aces 106 "Spanish Republican Aces"
Rafael A Permuy López 2012 Pag 29

Revision history:

07-Jan-2022 17:38 volman Added
09-Jan-2022 17:11 volman Updated [Registration, Source]

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