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Last updated: 10 June 2019
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Date:03-JAN-1943
Time:20:55
Type:Silhouette image of generic me11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 110 F-4
Owner/operator:6./NJG 1, Luftwaffe
Registration: 4745
C/n / msn: G9+DP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 km west of Tongeren, Limburg -   Belgium
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield
Destination airport:St Trond (Sint-Truiden) airfield
Narrative:
Absturz im Landeanflug, unbek. Ursache (crashed while coming in to land, unknown cause). Feindflug (operational sortie). On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided Essen, Germany.
The crew was initially buried at Brustem. Now the crew rests on the German War Cemetery Lommel.
Wolf had one victory to his name: a Wellington shot down on 01-08-42.

Crew:
Flugzeugführer Oberleutnant Ludwig Wolf / grave: Block 21 Grab 141
Bordfunker Feldwebel Ernst Kurz / grave: Block 21 Grab 155

Sources:

https://www.luchtvaartgeschiedenis.be/content/messerschmitt-bf-110-bij-tongeren
Deutsche Luftwaffe Verluste nach Flugzeugtypen Teil 3 by Michael Balss
https://books.google.nl/books?id=_AP4QkYQZY8C&pg=PA58&lpg=PA58&dq=ludwig+becker+claims&source=bl&ots=6381-i5z5M&sig=cyAtM_G79_8dz9qi201QVSCAkRM&hl=nl&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwj5xIXt7rvYAhUC66QKHS5eAOcQ6AEINDAB#v=onepage&q&f=false

http://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche/detailansicht.html?tx_igverlustsuche_pi2%5Bgid%5D=d84858b6cccb2217d93782708d046e0d&cHash=5d98276a17710ef32eaa6ca0bbf522cb

http://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche/detailansicht.html?tx_igverlustsuche_pi2%5Bgid%5D=e128a24de27e2366c0bb3045781454c7&cHash=259927c925ca87a1e790852264e993d8


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jan-2018 14:34 TigerTimon Added
01-Jul-2018 07:19 ehren69 Updated [Source]
25-Oct-2018 08:49 TigerTimon Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2018 11:07 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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