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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199231
Last updated: 25 August 2021
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Date:28-AUG-1942
Time:evening
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:Stab III./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 360181
MSN: R4+CT
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gilze-Rijen airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug - operational sortie. On the night of 28-29 August, RAF Bomber Command raided Saarbrücken & Nürnberg, both in Germany.

This Nachtjagd crew were surprised in a 23 Squadron Mosquito attack over Gilze-Rijen. An engine was set on fire and all three sustained injuries:

Flugzeugführer / Hptm. E. Simon
Bordfunker / Uffz. H. Borgböhmer
Bordschütze / Fw. E. Schröder

The damage was assessed as 10%.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=R0358&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part three


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Aug-2017 11:14 TigerTimon Added
27-Sep-2019 17:53 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
10-Dec-2019 21:37 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-May-2020 15:49 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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