Biplane fighter aces

Soviet Union

Leytenant (?) K. Zcherdev

Zcherdev served with the 84-A IAP. This unit was formed on 6 August 1942 with 16 I-153s and flew in North Caucasus. The unit was mainly used for ground attack missions. During 4 ½ month they shot and strafed 122 German aircraft on the ground, destroyed 319 tanks, 1087 trucks, 24 guns, 222 Flaks and machine-gun Flaks. The most experienced pilots from this unit later served in the 16 GIAP.

During his time with this unit, he claimed two Bf 109s.

Zcherdev ended the war with 2 victories, both of them claimed while flying the Polikarpov I-153.

Kill no. Date Time Number Type Result Plane type Serial no. Locality Unit
1 ??/??/42   1 Bf 109 Destroyed I-153     84-A IAP
2 ??/??/42   1 Bf 109 Destroyed I-153     84-A IAP

Biplane victories: 2 destroyed.
TOTAL: 2 destroyed.

Eskadrilia vediot boi - K. Suhov, 1983 kindly provided by Alexey V. Andreev.

Last modified 08 March 2007