Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Leytenant A. Svetlov

In August 1942, Svetlov served in the 267 IAP. This unit was at this time equipped with Polikarpov I-153s.

On 11 August, Leytenant Svetlov claimed a He 111 in the Lazerevskiy area.

Svetlov ended the war with 1 biplane victory.

Claims:
Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
  1942                
1 11/08/42   1 He 111 Destroyed I-153   Lazerevskiy area 267 IAP

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 destroyed.

Sources:
Le Chaika et l’attaque au sol (Les I-153 dans le Caucaseet au Kouban en 1942-43) – Dmitriy Karlenko, 2003 Air Magazine No.17 dec 2003/jan 2004, kindly provided by Ondrej Repka
Additional information kindly provided by Ondrej Repka.




Last modified 23 May 2005