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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193899
Last updated: 2 August 2020
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Date:20-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-1
Owner/operator:1./JG 52 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hockenheim, Baden-Württemberg -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
During a training flight two Bf 109 E-1 of 1./JG 52 collided in the air south of Ludwigshafen. One crashed and burned near Hockenheim after its pilot had baled out unhurt. The other pilot managed to reach Lachen-Speyerdorf airfield and to crash-land here. He was also unhurt but his fighter was also wrecked.

Sources:

http://www.jg52.net/kriegstagebuch/1940/
“The Battle of France Then and Now”, by Peter D. Cornwell. ISBN 9-781870-067652
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hockenheim
https://www.google.de/maps/search/49.318056,8.547222/@49.318056,8.547222,11120m/data=!4m2!2m1!4b1?dg=dbrw&newdg=1


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2017 17:51 Laurent Rizzotti Added
26-Jan-2020 16:58 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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