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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 224017
Last updated: 15 September 2021
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Time:21:23 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: 0345
MSN: R4+BM, weisse B
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Thorney, Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, England; 'Gothic House Farm' -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Crashed; presumably due to AAA. The wreck with her crew were recovered in October 1978.

The Junkers was on a Fernnachtjagd operation to England.
Flugzeugführer - Obergefreiter Wilhelm Beetz - killed
Bordfunker - Gefreiter Rudolf Kronika - killed
Bordschütze - Gefreiter Johann Mittag - killed


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

Revision history:

15-Apr-2019 17:42 TigerTimon Added
26-Feb-2020 08:59 Iwosh Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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