ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195560
Last updated: 21 April 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:03-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1
Owner/operator:I./JG 76 Luftwaffe
Registration:
Msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rüdesheim, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Gefr Erich Engelbach of I./JG 76 was killed when his Bf 109 E-1 crashed near Rüdesheim after a mid-air collision. The other aircraft was only slightly damaged and landed safely.

Sources:

"Die Jagdfliegerverbände der deutschen Luftwaffe 1934 bis 1945, Teil 2: Der "Sitzkrieg", 1.9.1939 bis 9.5.1940", by Jochen Prien & al, ISBN 3-923457-59-6
JG 54 loss list, by Günther Rosipal (http://www.jg54greenhearts.com/LossList.htm)
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/R%C3%BCdesheim_(Nahe)
http://www.maplandia.com/germany/rheinland-pfalz/koblenz/bad-kreuznach/rudesheim/


Related books:

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-May-2017 09:09 Laurent Rizzotti Added
02-Feb-2018 22:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jan-2020 17:00 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description