Accident Polikarpov I-15 Unknown, Friday 13 November 1936
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Date:Friday 13 November 1936
Type:Polikarpov I-15
Owner/operator:Spanish Republican Aviation
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Over Casa de Campo (Madrid) -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
1.Shot down by Oblt. Hennig Strümpel during Spanish Civil War.
2.J/88 commanded by Staffelführer Kraft Eberhardt performed an escort mission with Heinkel 51. While returning, they were attacked from above by 24 Republican Soviet aircrafts (16 I-15's and 8 I-16's). The battle was overwhelming for the germans, despite they shot down six Republican fighters.


2.Osprey Publishing Aircraft of the Aces 99 "Aces of the Legion Condor"
Robert Forsyth pag 29

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29-Dec-2021 07:04 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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