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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226337
Last updated: 19 August 2021
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Date:21-JUN-1941
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-2
Owner/operator:2./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 756
MSN: R4+*K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Bergen airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:Bergen airfield (NL)
Narrative:
The aircraft had taken off for a Feindflug (operational sortie) over England, but was hit by return fire from an RAF bomber. The pilot, Oberfeldwebel Hermann Jung, succesfully performed an emergency-landing with a 500 kg bomb on board.
The damage was assessed at 20%.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=R0116&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'
GQM (#3-5, 3360/41, 24.6.41, 2); Balss, MV, s.26; Rökker, I./NJG 2, s.216; Intruders Over Britain, s.184; Foreman, The Turning Point, II, s.353


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
19-Jun-2019 13:13 TigerTimon Added
18-Mar-2020 09:46 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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