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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195560
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1
Owner/operator:I./JG 76 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rüdesheim, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Gefr Erich Engelbach of I./JG 76 was killed when his Bf 109 E-1 crashed near Rüdesheim after a mid-air collision. The other aircraft was only slightly damaged and landed safely.


"Die Jagdfliegerverbände der deutschen Luftwaffe 1934 bis 1945, Teil 2: Der "Sitzkrieg", 1.9.1939 bis 9.5.1940", by Jochen Prien & al, ISBN 3-923457-59-6
JG 54 loss list, by Günther Rosipal (

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Revision history:

22-May-2017 09:09 Laurent Rizzotti Added
02-Feb-2018 22:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jan-2020 17:00 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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