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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 138306
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:05-SEP-1944
Time:11:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf-109E-3
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: J-378
MSN: 2459
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hürstwald, ZH -   Switzerland
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LSMD
Destination airport:LSMD
Narrative:
Shot down by an American P-51 Mustang. Pilot was killed and aircraft completely destroyed. A second Bf-109E-3 was also shelled, but managed to land the substantial damaged aircraft.

Sources:

http://178.83.198.61/wings/04-SAF/000-SAF-Basis-e.htm


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Revision history:

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30-Aug-2011 14:20 Alpine Flight Added

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