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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 173871
Last updated: 13 October 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10
Owner/operator:13./JG 27 Luftwaffe
Registration: 490620
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hengeberg road, Halle, Nordrhein-Westfalen. -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Achmer airfield, Niedersachsen
Destination airport:
Two Messerschmitts of the 13./JG 27 fell in aerial combat, caused by mis-identification. Two Feldwebel fought a dogfight and took each other from the sky.
Feldwebel Kurt Gerbig, pilot of 490620, bailed out, wounded; so did his companion, Feldwebel Heinz DŁnn.

Around noon, the USAAF raided targets in the Rhein-Main area, Germany.

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Revision history:

15-Feb-2015 14:33 gerard57 Added
16-Mar-2019 20:42 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Mar-2019 20:42 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 16:34 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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