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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195890
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:04-JUN-1942
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:III./KG 26 Luftwaffe
Registration: 4583
MSN: 1H+??
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Waddenzee (Wadden Sea) 1 km south of Ameland island -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Leeuwarden airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft struck the water while engaged in a low-level training flight.
The crew was buried at Leeuwarden until 1958, when they were re-interred into Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg:

Flugzeugführer / Lt. H. Lux Luftwaffe / grave AR-6-150
Bordfunker / Ofw. A. Wilberg Luftwaffe / grave AR-7-151
Bordmechaniker / Gfr. O. Gärtner Luftwaffe / grave AR-6-148
Bordschütze / Ogfr. H. Kupferschmitt Luftwaffe / grave AR-6-149

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1576
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=57142
'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' for airfield
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2017 10:35 TigerTimon Added
09-Dec-2019 10:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
27-Apr-2020 12:23 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Apr-2020 12:24 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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