Fighter pilot Boris Safonov and photojournalist Yevgeny Khaldei at the airfield of Vaenga.
A picture on the background of the plane of Senior Lieutenant Alexander Kovalenko – I-16 type 24, the number 11 “For Stalin!”, Serial number 24P21891. The military unit is the 72nd CAP (mixed aviation regiment) of the Northern Fleet Air Force.
Above the fuselage, PAU-22 photocell is installed behind the cab, which was not common at that time.
Location: Vaenga, USSR
Date: July 06, 1941