Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Major Lazar Sergeyevich Chapchakhov

Lazar Chapchakhov claimed five of his victories while flying the Polikarpov I-153 in the 38 IAP.

On 16 February 1942, he claimed a Ju 87.

He claimed another Ju 87 on 1 April.

He was killed in action on 13 April 1942.

At the time of his death Chapchakhov had claimed 5 biplane victories and a total of 11. These victories were claimed during 268 sorties and 59 combats.

Claims:
Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
?     1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     38 IAP
?     1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     38 IAP
?     1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     38 IAP
?     1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     38 IAP
?     1 Enemy aircraft Destroyed I-153     38 IAP
  1942
               
? 16/02/42   1 Ju 87 Destroyed       38 IAP
? 01/04/42   1 Ju 87 Destroyed       38 IAP

Biplane victories: 5 destroyed.
TOTAL: 11 and 19 shared destroyed.

Sources:
Stalin's Eagles - Hans D. Seidl, 1998 Schiffer Publishing, ISBN 0-7643-0476-3
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.




Last modified 07 November 2006