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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227006
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Time:13:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1
Owner/operator:4./JG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 6115
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Cole Hill Park, Little Chart, near Charing, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Dünkirchen-Mardyck airfield, France
Destination airport:
Mission: Attack on England.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Anton Glomb. 57002/? – Critically injured.


Crashed following fighter action and aircraft totally destroyed.
Armament: four MG 17 found in wreckage.

A letter found on the pilot stated “… I was extremely sorry to hear that you had had such bad luck and it’s a good thing it’s all over. What luck that you managed to pull your aircraft up over the cliffs or the story might have had a different ending. Do you feel quite fit again, that you are flying again after such a short time? The Fatherland can be proud of its airmen; they’ve hardly got over one crash before they’re off on another war flight”

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Nigel Parker and Simon Parry.


Luftwaffe losses


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Revision history:

10-Jul-2019 13:15 TigerTimon Added
26-Jan-2020 17:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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