ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 182397
Last updated: 26 September 2021
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:14-MAR-1944
Time:23:03
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 188 E-1
Owner/operator:4./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 260238
MSN: U5+BM
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:White House Farm, Great Leighs near Chelmsford, Essex -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Soesterberg (NL) / Münster-Handorf (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by RAF night fighter. The entire crew perished in the crash.

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

Sources:

1.http://www.aircrewremembrancesociety.co.uk/styled-15/styled-21/styled-145/index.html
2.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Operation_Steinbock
3.http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Kampfgeschwader/KG2.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2015 13:33 gerard57 Added
12-Mar-2019 18:58 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 19:53 DB Updated [Operator, Source, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description