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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 175493
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:24-FEB-1943
Time:06:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:5./KG 30 Luftwaffe
Registration: 140474
MSN: 4D+MN
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:S'algar, MENORCA Balearic islands -   Spain
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Comiso airfield, Sicily
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On the way back from a bomb raid on north africa get lost and run out of fuel, landing on the sea one mile east of s'algar, sud-east of Menorca island, crew rescued by fhisermen in the area pilot:Walter Faulhaber,navigator:Georg Pimmerlein, radio operator:Heinrich Kiener, Gunner:Heinz Esper.
The wreck lies in good conditons in 47mts deep, it was discovered in fall 2014, usualy visited by divers.

Sources:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=542iW-70XJQ
LW Losses by Michael Balss


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Apr-2015 17:31 jonboro Added
08-Sep-2015 15:07 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Phase, Damage]
08-Sep-2015 15:08 TB Updated [Source, Embed code]
20-Sep-2015 09:55 jonboro Updated [Departure airport, Damage, Narrative]
03-Apr-2019 06:17 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source]
09-Dec-2019 10:39 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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