Yakovlev Yak-9 Småstrømneset, Grense Jakobselv

3./118.RAP VVS SF SNo 0616602 SLt. Aron Mendeleevich Avtsyn (KIA) 04.07 1944

Attacked and shot down in air battle 15km south-east of Elvenes at 19:24. The aircraft belonged to a reconnaissance regiment and its mission was to photograph the results of an air strike to Kirkenes. SLt. Avtsyn was shot down by Lt.Dörr (Bf 109G) of 7./JG 5
Thanks to Rune Rautio and Sergei Kouznetsov for info.
30.06 2008 © kjell sørensen