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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51769
Last updated: 1 July 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic me11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 110 G-4
Owner/operator:2./NJG 5 (detached to 12./NJG 1) Luftwaffe
Registration: 5427
C/n / msn: C9+AK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bergervaart, Bergen, Noord-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Leeuwarden airfield
Destination airport:
Following aerial combat with RAF four-engined bombers, the pilot, Oberleutnant Ernst-Georg Drünkler, crash-landed the aircraft. As can be seen in the picture, the Messerschmitt slid into the Bergervaart canalized stream and was a write-off (80%).

Feindflug (operational sortie). On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided Bochum, Germany.


Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 Part One
Howdi Colour Recovery, Colourisation & Image Repair


Colourised by Howdi Colour Recovery, Colourisation & Image Repair - used with permission.

Original black-white. Credit: the Bundesarchive.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Jun-2018 08:10 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
13-Jun-2018 08:10 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
03-May-2019 19:08 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Source, Narrative, Photo]
03-May-2019 19:10 TigerTimon Updated [Photo]
13-Dec-2019 21:28 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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