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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 157778
Last updated: 20 September 2021
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Date:14-MAR-1944
Time:23:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-14
Owner/operator:8./KG 6 Luftwaffe
Registration: 141152
MSN: 3E+LS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rendles farm, All Cannings, Devizes, Wiltshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brüssel-Melsbroek airfield (B)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Became lost and crashed due to engine failue at Rendles farm, All Cannings, near Devizes, Wilts at 23.30. (This must have been on the homeward leg of its journey.)Uffz. H. Schönleitner killed, Obergefr. H. Baumgart, Obergefr. A. Harnisch and Gefr. G> Grünwald all POW.

Feindflug (operational sortie). On this evening, the Luftwaffe raided London as part of Operation Steinbock.

Sources:

http://www.wiki.luftwaffedata.co.uk/wiki/index.php?title=KG_6
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Kampfgeschwader/KG6.htm
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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Jul-2013 17:05 Nepa Added
14-Feb-2014 20:03 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport]
12-Mar-2019 19:19 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 19:52 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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