East Germany       Air Force

German Democratic Republic (Deutsche Demokratische Republik)

Cold War

NAME                                CONFIRMED    FORCED TO LAND    UNIT           COMMENTS

unknown                                 1               -          1LSK           1. Friendly Fire

  • LSK: Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee / East German Air Force
  1. Fratricide fire between East German (or Soviet) and Polish MiG-19s, that happened in March 1973 (according to other sources: in March/April 1971), when both formations were pursuing a NATO ELINT/SIGINT plane (probably German Atlantic) over the Baltic Sea.

Air-to-Air Victories

Date Unit Aircraft Pilot Weapon Victim Country
28 March 1971 LSK MiG-19S unknown 30mm MiG-19S WOPK (Poland)


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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer, Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee.

Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19
Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-19 Farmer, Luftstreitkräfte der Nationalen Volksarmee.

Sources & Literature
  1. Rybak, E. F. - Gruszczyński, Jerzy: Loty rozpoznawcze Zimnej wojny - Europa, in Lotnictwo Wojskowe, No. 1, 2002.
  2. ACIG Team: European Air-to-Air Victories, List of confirmed, claimed, and probable air-to-air victories scored by the pilots of different European air forces during the Cold War, 1948-1989, as well as during the subsequent wars in Yugoslavia, 1994-1999, http://www.acig.org/artman/publish/article_303.shtml, http://s188567700.online.de/CMS/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=46&Itemid=47.


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