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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22434
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:17-NOV-1940
Time:08:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88A-5
Owner/operator:3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe
Registration: F6+HL
MSN: 0426
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:east of Whitburn, CO Durham -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Based Eindhoven.
The aircraft was shot down by gunfire from the paddle driven minesweeper HMS Southsea, crashing into the sea.
Lt Paul Thallmaier pilot (missing),
Fw Albert Leise wireless operator (missing),
Uffz Paul Hippenstiel gunner (missing),
Uffz Henry Maisbaum observer (killed).

Sources:

Luftwaffe Crash Book


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
08-Aug-2008 10:24 Anon. Added
10-Jan-2012 09:01 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Phase, Narrative]
10-Dec-2019 16:35 Nepa Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative, Operator]

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