This plane was flown by captain Krastyo Atanasov (CO of the Bulgarian Fighter Pilot's School) on 30th March 1944. Atanasov shared in the destruction of a B-17 attacking Sofia on this day. In Bulgaria a similar 'first' belonged to the B-135.103, designated AV-135-103 a la Bulgarian. The white 3 tactical number on the fuselage was derived form the series number was repeated underneath both wing halves in black. The upper surfaces were RLM71 dark green, on wing and horizontal tail complemented by blotches of RLM70 black green. Undersurfaces were RLM65. White, green and red horizontal stripes on the rudder were part of the Bulgarian Air Force marking.
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Atanasov Krastyo A.
According other source: s/n.7067. The aircraft from fighter flying school.