Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Starshii Leitenant Lazarev

Starshii Leitenant Lazarev served in the 38 IAP during the Winter War. This unit was equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.

On 2 March 1940, two I-153s flown by Starshii Leitenants Lazarev and Nikolay Shepetov (4th eskadrilia) claimed two Fokker D.XXIs in the Tampere area.
These claims can’t be verified with finnish losses.

Lazarev ended the war with 1 biplane victory.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 02/03/40   1 Fokker D.XXI (a) Destroyed I-153   Tampere 38 IAP

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 and 6 shared destroyed.
(a) Not verified with Finnish records.

Red Stars 7 - Talvisota Ilmassa - The Winter War In the Air - Carl-Fredrik Geust, 2011 Apali Oy, Tampere, ISBN 978-952-5877-04-5
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.

Last modified 04 February 2015