Biplane fighter pilots


Catník J. Kocka

Kocka (second from left) while serving in the 11th letka.
Image kindly provided by Jan Safarik

At 07:55 on 8 September 1941, Catník J. Kocka of 12th letka claimed one I-16 during dogfights over the bridge near Gornostaypol (about 70km south of Kiev), while flying an Avia B-534.

Kocka ended the war with 1 biplane victory.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 08/09/41 07:55 1 I-16 Destroyed Avia B-534   near Gornostaypol 12th letka

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 destroyed.

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Last modified 18 May 2008