Accident Polikarpov I-16 ,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192532
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Date:Friday 2 January 1942
Type:Silhouette image of generic I16 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Polikarpov I-16
Owner/operator:627 IAP Soviet Air Force
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Il’inskoye -   Russia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 2 January 1942 Serzhant Mihail Alekseevich Retivyh of 627 IAP was killed when his I-16 was shot down by Flak 3 km from the fortified village of Il’inskoye, west of Moscow. In five days, 627 IAP lost 14 of its 15 I-16s, five being shot down and the other in accidents.


Revision history:

03-Jan-2017 20:28 Laurent Rizzotti Added
03-Jan-2017 20:28 harro Updated [Aircraft type]
02-Jul-2021 08:07 JF Updated [Operator, Other fatalities]

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