Accident Polikarpov I-15 Unknown, Saturday 5 June 1937
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Date:Saturday 5 June 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:At sea off La Albericia airfield (Santander) -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
1.Claimed to have been shot down by Lt. Rolf Pingel during Spanish Civil War.
2.Pingel flying Bf-109. The aircraft had just tookoff when was strafed by the Bf-109, falling in flames at sea, where some versions said it was strafed again. The Pilot, commander of the 22ª Escuadrilla, Tomás Baquedano Moreno was seriously wounded and later died


2.Revista Aeroplano Nº 8 "Los chatos en España (II) - La Escuadrilla "Vasca""
Estanislao Abellán Agius Pag 60
IHCA 1990
3.Osprey Publishing Aircraft of the Aces 106 "Spanish Republican Aces"
Rafael A Permuy López 2012 Pag 29

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09-Jan-2022 19:08 volman Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]

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