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Old 6th June 2008, 00:13
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Air battle over Russian skies

Can anyone shed some light on an air battle that took place on March 17, 1942, over the Luskutowa or Luskutova/ Lokotova aerodrome, between the Red Air force I-16 type 18 and a joint Luftwaffe/Regia Aeronautica fighter group made up of the I./JG 77 (ME109) and 22 Gr. (MC200).
It seems that in the ensuing battle, the combined LUF/RA fighters shot down 14 Russian planes and destroyed 10 on the ground, suffering no losses.
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