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GINTERS, EDUARDS

  • May 13, 1925 - first solo flight. Rank: Lieutenant.
  • 1925 - graduates from flight school
  • May 7, 1926 - crashes heavily while flying as a passenger with Prieditis in LVG #27.
  • February 7, 1928 - is checked out on the new Letov S.16s
  • August 28, 1928- promoted to the rank of Lt.-Captain
  • May 25, 1930 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • November 1932 - attains full combat pilot status
  • May 28, 1933 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • August 21, 1938 - participates in the Aviation Festival at Riga/Spilve.
  • January, 1938 - Commander of the 2nd Fighter Squadron.
  • October 1938 - on the roster of the 2nd Fighter Squadron, flying Gloster Gladiators.
  • September 1939 - on the roster of the 7th Long Range Reconnaissance Squadron, based in Krustpils.
  • 1941 (Soviet Occupation) - arrested and deported to Siberia, where he died of starvation.

    Sources

    - Bruvelis, E. Latvijas Aviacijas Vesture
    - Latvijas Kareivis May 22, 1930

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