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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196763
Last updated: 9 April 2021
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Date:01-APR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1
Owner/operator:3./JG 52 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lachen-Speyerdorf airfield, Rheinland-Pfalz -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Lachen-Speyerdorf airfield
Narrative:
Lt. Albert-Heinrich Waller of 3./JG 52 was wounded when his Bf 109 E-1 overturned on landing on Lachen-Speyerdorf airfield and his aircraft was damaged beyond repair (at 60%). The reason of the crash was listed as pilot error. Waller recovered and was finally shot down south of London on 6 September 1940 and captured.

Sources:

http://www.jg52.net/kriegstagebuch/1940/3/
"Die Jagdfliegerverbände der deutschen Luftwaffe 1934 bis 1945: Der "Sitzkrieg" 1.9.1939 bis 9.5.1940", by Jochen Prien, Gerhard Stemmer, Peter Rodeike and Winfried Bock. ISBN 3-923457-59-6
http://www.jg52.net/kriegstagebuch/1940/7/
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flugplatz_Lachen-Speyerdorf
https://www.google.de/maps/search/49.330833,8.205278/@49.330833,8.205278,11120m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jul-2017 07:33 Laurent Rizzotti Added
02-Feb-2018 22:29 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Aircraft type]
26-Jan-2020 16:53 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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