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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53883
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Time:18:53 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E
Owner/operator:9./JG 51 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel south of Dover, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Saint-Omer/Nord airfield (F)
Destination airport:
The aircraft crashed due to aerial combat with Spitfires.
The pilot, Oberleutnant Joachim Lange, did not survive. His body washed up near Valkenburg (Zuid-Holland, the Netherlands) on the 16th of August 1940.

Feindflug (operational sortie).

GQM (#1-2); BoB T&N, s.539

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Jul-2019 15:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jul-2019 15:39 TigerTimon Updated [Country]
28-Jan-2020 11:08 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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