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Fokker D.XXI - Finland
Fokker D.XXI (1st series)
Serial: FR-76 Unit: 3/LLv 24 This FR-76, was the first Fokker D.21 in the FAF. When the war started, this was the only plane, which had the 20 mm cannons installed in the wings (as a test). With this plane, Lt Tatu Huhanantti downed a Soviet SB-2 bomber on December 20th 1939. The plane flew in the LLv.24.
Code: 8; unit: 3/LeLv 24; Pilot - Sgt. Mauno Mikael Frantila. On 5th March 1940 this aircraft was shot down by Soviet fighters under command of Bulaev from 7th IAP. It was captured by Soviets and moved to Leningrad, exhibited in Summer 1940 at captured weapon exhibition.