Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Mladishiy Leytenant V. D. Tikhomirov

In June 1941 Tikhomirov served in the 62 ShAP of the 63 SmAD (Composite Air Division).

On 24 June 1941 he was killed when he rammed a Bf 109 in a “taran” attack.

At the time of his death Tikhomirov was credited with 1 biplane victory.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 24/06/41 (a)   1 Ju 88 (b) Destroyed I-153   Lisyatichi area 62 ShAP

Biplane victories: 1 destroyed.
TOTAL: 1 destroyed.
(a) The date might possibly be 28 June 1941.
(b) Claimed in a “taran” ramming attack.

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