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Last updated: 22 November 2021
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:01:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-6
Owner/operator:5./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 620810
MSN: 4R+EN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Charleroi area, Hainaut -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eelde airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Operation - Nachtschlacht.

Flying at a height of 50 metres, hit by light ack-ack and abandoned by the crew. The three men were taken prisoner of war by the American forces.

(FF) Fw. Kurtz, Hans
(Bf) Ofw. Schneider, Egmont
(Bm) Fw. Zupke, Alfred

Sources:

list compiled by mr. Ring; ADI(k)-51/1945
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part five
Google Maps


Revision history:

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16-Sep-2021 14:25 TigerTimon Added

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