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Last updated: 18 August 2021
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Date:31-MAR-1941
Time:22:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-4
Owner/operator:4./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0618
MSN: R4+HM, weisse H
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:North Sea 90 km east of Bridlington, East Riding of Yorkshire, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Missing from a Fernnachtjagd operation to England. The aircraft crashed following engine failure.
On this evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Bremen, Germany.

Crew:
Flugzeugführer - Gefreiter Otto Krüger - missing in action
Bordfunker - Gefreiter August Kronewitter - missing in action
Bordschütze - Gefreiter Heinrich Keller - missing in action

Sources:

LW Losses by Michael Balss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Apr-2019 07:23 TigerTimon Added
01-Apr-2019 07:24 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
01-Apr-2019 07:39 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
01-Apr-2019 17:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
22-Feb-2020 10:00 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Operator]

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