(12. 7. 1916 - 27. 6. 1942)
W abolotny Ivan commander of the 16 Fighter Regiment (6-th Fighter Aviation Corps, Moscow air defense zone) Lieutenant. Born July 12, 1916 in the village of prickly now Veliko Burlakskogo region Kharkov region in a peasant family. Ukrainetz. Member of the CPSU (b). Graduated from 7 groups of vocational schools. He worked in agriculture. In 1930 he moved to the city of Grozny. Worked as an apprentice, then a compositor in the printing of the Chechen-Ingush national publishing. Simultaneously, he studied at the flying club. In the Red Army from October 22, 1937. In 1938 he graduated from the 8 th Odessa military aviation school pilots named PD Osipenko. He served in the fighter aircraft of the Moscow Military District.
In the battles of World War II from June 1941. October 12, 1941, Junior Lieutenant Ivan Zabolotnyj noticed during a patrol near the Resurrection bomber S БT 88. The label, first of all, he struck an arrow. German plane tried to escape to the west. Zabolotnyj began chasing him and not far from Lopasnya set it on fire, and that any fire from the petrol tanks exploded into pieces in the air. Two days later, when Zabolotnyj again patrolled with A. Mityushin that district, not far from Kolomna met S БT 88. And Mityushin, and Zabolotnyj immediately rushed to the frontal attack, and the Junkers Б• Б•L, loaded with bombs, caught fire and crashed into the ground, where it collected when БT shelves Kulikovo field. January 4, 1942 Zabolotnyj I.N. in an air battle on the outskirts of Moscow by plane MiG-3 rammed an enemy aircraft. Reflecting the Nazi air raids on Moscow, made 110 sorties, 20 air battles personally destroyed 10 enemy aircraft. Missing June 27, 1942.
. Awarded the Order of Lenin.
. W tion of the Hero of the Soviet Union Ivan Nikolaevich Zabolotnogo given March 4, 1942.
. And Menem were named Hero of the printing house in Grozny, one of the city's streets, Pioneer detachment and Shipovatskaya Middle School
. At the entrance to the school is set to bust. Forever enrolled in the lists of the military unit.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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6) Order of Lenin Moscow Air Defense District. - Moscow: Military Publishing, 1981.
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8) The exploits of the Heroes of the Soviet Union. - M.: Knowledge, 1986