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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193695
Last updated: 12 September 2021
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Date:12-FEB-1941
Time:10:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88D-1
Owner/operator:1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.120 Luftwaffe
Registration: 482
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pittairie Wood, near Monifieth, Angus, Scotland -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 12 February 1941, the Ju 88 A-5 WNr 482 A6+HH of 1.(F)/120 took off, probably from the Norwegain airbase of Sala for a reconnaissance sortie to Kinnairds Head, Scotland but did not return. In low clouds it crashed in Pittairie Wood, near Monifieth, Angus, east of Dundee, at 1020 hrs. The four crew were all killed.

Crew (all killed)
Fw Werner Bresia (pilot)
Fw Wilhelm Wilke (observer)
Fw Walter Schnee (radio)
Gefr Kurt Endres (air gunner)

Sources:

http://www.luftwaffe.no/SIG/Losses/tap411.html
"The Blitz Then and Now, volume 2. September 1940 May 1941", collective work, ISBN 0-900913-54-1
http://web.archive.org/web/20120320130812/http://www.rafandluftwaffe.info/luftwaffe1.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monifieth
http://www.maplandia.com/united-kingdom/scotland/scotland/angus/monifieth/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Feb-2017 10:55 Laurent Rizzotti Added
18-Dec-2019 18:53 nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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