2./255.IAP VVS SF SNo 42-20566 code 66 JLt.Dimitrij Petrovitch Pitchuk (KIA) 25.11 1943Twelve Airacobras and six Yak-9 of 2./20 IAP took off from Murmansk as escort for nine Pe-2 bombers. Their target was Høybuktmoen airfield. They were attacked by German Bf 109's and two Airacobras were shot down. Simultaneously Luostari (Finland) was attacked by sixteen Il-2 bombers, escorted by six Hurricanes, six P-40's and fourteen Yak-1. A total of fourteen Russian aircrafts were shot down by the fighters of JG 5.