(7. 6. 1921 - 22. 12. 1943)
By ustov Igor Voroshilov - Pilot 728 th Fighter Regiment (3rd Shock Army, Kalinin Front) Komsomolets Sergeant. Born June 7, 1921 in the city of Tver region Kuvshinovo. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b). Graduated from 9 classes, then flying club in Bryansk, where he moved with his family in 1931. In the Red Army in 1940. In 1941 he graduated from Chuguivska military aviation school pilots.
H as the Great Patriotic War from December 1941. By April 1942, made 71 sorties, shot down in aerial combat in person 7 and in Group 12 enemy aircraft.
. In March 1942 near the front line in the city Kuvshinova hedge-hopping on I-16 fighter bomber rammed an enemy
. At the damaged aircraft landed in a field.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Igor Efremovich Kustova awarded on Jan. 30, 1943.
. He was awarded the Order of Lenin and 2 orders of the Red Banner.
. 22 December 1943, squadron commander Lt. shrub has died in an air battle near Kiev
. He was buried in Kiev. At the school building of the city Kuvshinova a memorial plaque, in Bryansk - a monument to the Hero. School Б•¬ 27 Fokinsky district of the Bryansk region, where he studied, bears his name.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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2) Heroes of the Soviet Union: A Brief Biographical Dictionary. V.1. M.: Voeniz.1987.
3) Dolgov IA. Gold stars kalinintsev. Kn. 1. - Moscow: Moscow Worker, 1983