Starshii Leitenant Aleksandr Salov
Aleksandr Salov was born in 1916.
Starshii Leitenant Salov took part in the Soviet-Finnish Winter War of 1939-1940 flying Polikarpov I-153s in 149 IAP.
When Germany invade the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, he still served in 149 IAP, flying MiG-3s.
He left 149 IAP in July 1941.
In August 1941, he was posted to 263 IAP, flying MiG-3s and LaGG-3s with this unit.
Salov was killed in action on 1 July 1942, when he didn’t return from a combat mission.
At the time of his death, Selin was credited with 1 biplane victory and a total of 5.
During his career he had been decorated with the Order of the Red Banner and the Order of the Patriotic War 1st Class.
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||26/02/40||15:00||1||Fokker||Destroyed||Polikarpov I-153||Kouvola||149 IAP|
|23/08/41||1/3||Bf 109||Shared destroyed||MiG-3||Yartsevo-Pnevo||263 IAP|
|2||27/08/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||MiG-3||Yartsevo||263 IAP|
|03/10/41||1/4||Do 215||Shared destroyed||MiG-3||Ardulyevo||263 IAP|
|11/04/42||1/3||Hs 126||Shared destroyed||LaGG-3||263 IAP|
|3||09/06/42||1||Hs 126||Destroyed||LaGG-3||Bryansk airfield||263 IAP|
|24/06/42||1/2||Bf 109||Shared destroyed||LaGG-3||Bagrimovo||263 IAP|
|4||30/06/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||LaGG-3||Kastornoye||263 IAP|
|30/06/42||1/3||FW 189||Shared destroyed||LaGG-3||Livny||263 IAP|
|4||30/06/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||LaGG-3||Livny||263 IAP|
Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 5 and 5 shared destroyed.
All aces of Stalin 1936–1953 – Mikhail Bykov, 2014
Soviet Aces 1936-1953