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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 156222
Last updated: 20 February 2021
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Date:20-OCT-1941
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109F-2
Owner/operator:AFDU Royal Air Force (AFDU RAF)
Registration: ES906
C/n / msn: 12764
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nr Fowlmere -   United Kingdom
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Test
Departure airport:RAF Duxford
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Bf 109F-2 Werke Nr 12764 was being operated by JG26 of the Luftwaffe when its pilot was forced to make a belly landing near Dover on the 10th of July, 1941.

The aircraft was the first intact 109F to be captured by the RAF, and after repairs was sent to the Air Fighting Development Unit for evaluation.

On the 20th of October, 1941 the aircraft crashed near Fowlmere and was destroyed.

The pilot, Flying-Officer Marian J. Skalski of the Polish Air Force, died in the accident.
R.I.P.

Sources:

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Jun-2013 07:47 angels one five Added
04-Jun-2013 07:49 angels one five Updated [Date, Narrative]
04-Jun-2013 07:50 angels one five Updated [Date]
10-Jan-2014 14:40 harro Updated [Date, Source, Narrative]
11-Mar-2019 06:37 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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