Tupolev SB-2 Kerojänkä, Finland

137.BAP serial 8/97 27.06 1941

Attacked by German fighter and the wing broke in the air. Three men bailed out. Two of them disappeared and were never found. The third one was stuck in a tree. His leg was broken and he shot himself. Pilot:Lt. Ivan Nikolaevich Dvoretsky Navigator:Lt. Victor Anatolye Sorokaletov. Gunner:Sgt. Ivan Andreevich Krasnov. One more SB-2 was also shot down in the same area.

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The shot down was claimed by Uffz. Rudolf "Rudi" Müller.
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