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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53906
Last updated: 17 April 2021
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Date:27-JUN-1940
Time:16:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 E-1
Owner/operator:3./JG 21 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Zeist, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Soesterberg airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
In an attack on Blenheim R3731 of 82 Squadron, the Messerschmitt was hit by return fire from the upper turret gunner. The pilot and Staffelkapitän of the 3./JG 21, Oberleutnant Georg Schneider, was killed as his machine dived straight into the ground. He now rests at Ysselsteyn cemetery.
The Blenheim went down too, two crew members being killed.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0735&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
24-Jun-2019 17:50 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2020 17:06 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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