Accident Polikarpov I-16 Unknown, Monday 4 January 1937
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Date:Monday 4 January 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic I16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Polikarpov I-16
Owner/operator:Spanish Republican Aviation
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Bilbao Area -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
1.Shot down by Lt. Otto-Heinrich von Houwald during Spanish Civil War.
2.Shot down by Heinkel 51, J/88 based in Vitoria, during a Ju-52's bombing action escort. The fate of the pilot is unknown


2.Osprey Publishing Aircraft of the Aces 99 "Aces of the Legion Condor"
Robert Forsyth Pag 47

Revision history:

30-Dec-2021 20:58 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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