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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193173
Last updated: 2 December 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1
Owner/operator:2./JG 21 Luftwaffe
Registration: 3491
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Münster-Handorf airfield, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Uffz. Willi Strassfeld of 2./JG 21 was killed when his Bf 109 E-1 WNr 3491 crashed and burned on take-off from Münster-Handorf airfield. The cause of the accident was unknown.

Sources:

“The Battle of France Then and Now”, by Peter D. Cornwell. ISBN 9-781870-067652
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flugplatz_M%C3%BCnster-Handorf
https://www.google.de/maps/search/51.995278,7.731944/@51.995278,7.731944,1112m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Jan-2017 21:47 Laurent Rizzotti Added
24-Dec-2019 16:54 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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