Starshiy Leitenant Mikhail Alekseyevich Selyankin
1918 – 1 April 1944
|09/12/42||Order of the Red Banner|
Mikhail Selyankin was born in 1918.
He graduated from Chuguyevskoye VAUL flight school in 1940.
When Germany invaded the Soviet Union on 22 June 1941, mladshiy leitenant Selyankin served in 9 IAP-ChF, which was part of the Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet. This unit was equipped with Polikarpov I-15bis.
He was posted from 9 IAP-ChF in January 1942 when he was posted to 3 IAP-ChF.
In July 1942, he was posted from 3 IAP-ChF back to 9 IAP-ChF.
In December 1942, he was posted from 9 IAP-ChF to 6 GIAP-ChF.
On 1 April 1944, starshiy leitenant Selyankin was killed in air combat.
At the time of his death, Selyankin was credited with 1 biplane victory and a total of 3.
These had been claimed in 211 combat missions (as of 23 July 1942).
|Kill no.||Date||Time||Number||Type||Result||Plane type||Serial no.||Locality||Unit|
|1||08/10/41||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||I-15bis||Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet||9 IAP-ChF|
|2||21/03/42||1||Ju 87||Destroyed||Yak-1||Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet||6 GIAP-ChF|
|3||21/03/42||1||Bf 109||Destroyed||Yak-1 or Yak-9||Air Force of the Black Sea Fleet||6 GIAP-ChF|
Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 3 destroyed.
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