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Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:31-AUG-1940
Time:13:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1
Owner/operator:1./JG 77 Luftwaffe
Registration: 3652
MSN: weisse 9 +
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hubbles Farm, Hunton, Maidstone, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Marquise AB (F)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mission: Attack on England.
Pilot: Feldwebel. Walter Evers. 58201/? - Killed.

REASON FOR LOSS:

Shot down by a Spitfire and the pilot tried a forced landing at high speed but the engine being torn out and wings badly damaged.

Markings: 9 + in white and stencilled on the tail 109.3652.
Armament: four MG 17.

Battle of Britain "Then & Now" Mk V By Winston Ramsey State:

Shot down by F/Lt. Macdonald of No.603 Squadron. Fw. Evers captured severely wounded and died of injuries sustained.

Note: RAF Intelligence Report states aircraft crashed at Court Farm, Hunton, Kent.

Burial detail:

Walter Evers still rests at Maidstone Cemetery, Kent, England.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with thanks to Nigel Parker and Winston Ramsey (After the Battle).

Sources:

Luftwaffe losses aircrewremembrancesociety3.com
Google Maps

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Jul-2019 12:54 TigerTimon Added
18-Jan-2020 11:27 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]

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