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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223733
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:09-APR-1941
Time:22:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-2
Owner/operator:4./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0776
MSN: R4+CM, weisse C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Oakham, Rutland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug (operational sortie).
The aircraft was shot down by Beaufighter coded R2122 of 25 Squadron RAF, flown by Bennett & Curtiss.
Crew:
Flugzeugführer - Franz Brotz - killed
Bordfunker - Unteroffizier Willi Lindla - bailed out, POW
Bordmechaniker - Gefreiter Ewald Gorlt - bailed out, POW

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Apr-2019 20:40 TigerTimon Added
08-Apr-2019 06:36 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
26-Feb-2020 08:51 Iwosh Updated [Departure airport, Narrative, Operator]
26-Feb-2020 08:52 Anon. Updated [Operator, Operator]

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