Accident Polikarpov I-15 Unknown, Tuesday 6 April 1937
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Date:Tuesday 6 April 1937
Type:Polikarpov I-15
Owner/operator:Spanish Republican Aviation
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Northwest of Ochandiano (Vizcaya) -   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. Günther Lützow during Spanish Civil War.
2.This aircraft was one of the four I-15s encountered by Lützow flying Bf-109. The I-15s group was a ferry flight. The shot down pilot had not combat experience but bailed out and became POW


2.Osprey Publishing Aircraft of the Aces 99 "Aces of the Legion Condor"
Robert Forsyth pag 58

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31-Dec-2021 19:24 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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