Accident Polikarpov I-15 CA-?, Thursday 2 September 1937
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Date:Thursday 2 September 1937
Type:Polikarpov I-15
Owner/operator:Fuerzas Aereas Republica Española (FARE)
Registration: CA-?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Belchite sector (Zaragoza) -   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 by Nationalist fighters. The aircraft, seen falling in flames was piloted by Teniente Emilio Herrera Aguilera "Pikiki" son of prestigious investigator and General Emilio Herera Linares. Herrera Aguilera was killed and his body hidden by Nationalists.


1.Revista Aeroplano Nº 10 "Los chatos en España (III) "
Estanislao Abellán Agius Pag 52
IHCA 1992

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