(20. 12. 1916 - 22. 9. 1999)
M ishustin Vasili Squadron 88-th Guards Fighter Aviation Regiment (8 Guards strebitelnaya Air Division, . 5 th Fighter Air Corps, . 2-Air Army, . 1-st Ukrainian Front) - the Major,
. Born December 20, 1916 in the village Pushkarnoe now Korochanskaya area of the Belgorod region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU since 1942. He graduated from the 7 classes of schools and 2 year agricultural technical. He lived in the city of Magnitogorsk, Chelyabinsk region, where he worked as a fitter at a metallurgical plant. In 1936 he graduated from the Flying Club. In the Red Army from October 1937. In October 1940, he graduated from the 8 th Odessa military aviation school pilots behalf Osipenko PD
. Member of the Great Patriotic War from June 1941.
. By omandir level 166 th Fighter Regiment (North-Caucasian Front) Lieutenant Mishustin VI
. August 1, 1942 on a plane LaGG-3 was accompanied by attack aircraft. In an air battle near the town of Maikop Adygei AO Krasnodar Territory shot down enemy aircraft. On the way back shot down Me-110. When ammunition ran out, rammed Me-109. Landed by parachute.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union with the award of the Order of Lenin and medal "Gold Star" Vasily Ivanovich Mishustin awarded 27 June 1945 for 388 combat sorties, . 68 air battles, 16 person (of which 1 is a battering ram), and 8 in the group shot down enemy planes, and for displaying courage and high flying skills.,
. After the war he continued service in the Air Force
. In 1949 he graduated from the Krasnodar Higher Aviation School navigators. Since 1960, Colonel Mishustin - in stock. He lives in Kiev. Awarded 2 orders of Lenin, 3 orders of the Red Banner, Order of Alexander Nevsky, World War 1 degree, Red Star and medals. Died Sept. 22, 1999.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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