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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201211
Last updated: 22 August 2021
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Date:04-MAR-1945
Time:01:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88G-6
Owner/operator:7./NJG 5 Luftwaffe
Registration: C9+RR
MSN: 620397
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Welton, Lincolnshire -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Lübeck, Blankensee, Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Engaged in Operation Giesela. After downing a RAAF Lancaster, the pilot was looking for ground targets. The plane flew too level, hit telegraph wires and crashed. The crew of four perished in the crash as well as one person on the ground.

Sources:

http://www.aircrewremembrancesociety.co.uk/styled-15/styled-22/styled-171/index.html
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5015883/Civilian-hero-honoured-military-headstone.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Nov-2017 18:34 gerard57 Added
28-Apr-2019 18:29 stehlik49 Updated [Operator]

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