Accident Polikarpov I-15 Unknown, Sunday 22 August 1937
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Date:Sunday 22 August 1937
Type:Polikarpov I-15
Owner/operator:Fuerzas Aereas Republica Española (FARE)
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Over Santander -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
I-15 Chato shot down. The pilot, Sergeant Antonio Pardo Iglesias, could bail out but his parachute did not opened and he was killed.
Some versions indicate the date was 15th August, nevertheless, this is not consistent with available files


1.Revista Aeroplano Nº 39 "Eduardo Fernandez Prada, un ignorado piloto de Mosca"
Raque Fernandez García Pag 77
IHCA 2021
2.Revista Aeroplano Nº 8 "Los chatos en España (II) - La Escuadrilla "Vasca""
Estanislao Abellán Agius Pag 62
IHCA 1990

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12-Jan-2022 18:51 volman Added

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