(1. 10. 1915 - 17. 9. 1941)
H Hovik Tsvetukhin commander of the 191 Fighter Air Regiment (the 7 th Fighter Aviation Corps, Corps of Leningrad Region Air Defense) Lieutenant. Born October 1, 1915 in the village Kosilovo now Zhukovsky district of the Bryansk region in a peasant family. Russian. Member of the CPSU (b) since 1939. He graduated from the 8 classes and school FZU. He worked as a mechanic at a motor factory in smt Zhukovka (now the city of Bryansk region), then the projector plant in Moscow. In 1935 he joined the Young Communist League. In the Red Army from January 13, 1938. In 1939 he graduated from the 2-S Borisoglebsk Red Banner Military Aviation Pilot School Chkalov. Member of the Soviet-Finnish war of 1939-1940.
In the battles of World War II from June 1941. He fought in the skies of Leningrad. All during the war Yegor Novikov carried out 60 armed sorties, shot down in aerial combat 10 (12) personally, and 6 in the group of enemy planes. Died Sept. 17, 1941 rammed an enemy plane. Awarded the Order of Lenin.
. W tion of Hero of the Soviet Union Egor Novikov was awarded posthumously on Jan. 16, 1942.
September 11, 1941 about five kilometers south of Lake Ladoga Yegor Novikov suddenly attacked and shot at point-blank Bf.109 squadron of JG 54 "Grunherz"
. This "Messer" was piloted by a universal favorite, always cheerful and good-natured shtaffelkapitan 5 / JG 54 Myutterih Hubert, who had the account 43 air victories. After the attack Novikova, enemy Bf.109, swamping the right wing, headed towards the lake. Then he gently turned to the west and, tearing into a spin, fell to the ground ...
. September 17, 1941 at the head managers Lieutenant Yegor Novikov took off to intercept 19 enemy aircraft attempted to storm our airports
. In the ensuing dogfight the Red Village Leningrad region with the first attack shot down an enemy's leading group, but his plane was shot down. Then he unfolded his burning fighter plane crashed into a system of enemy planes and ramming attack destroyed one of them. Died at sea roach.
Biography provided by AE Melnikov
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