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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 226416
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Date:24-JUN-1941
Time:04:34 LT
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:
MSN: R4+*K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 50 km northwest of Texel island -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft had taken off for a Fernnachtjagd operation over England. Over the sea, due to experiencing technical difficulties, the pilot, Leutnant Hans Schulz, was forced to ditch the aircraft.
He and his crew, Bordfunker Uffz. W. Pusch and Bordmechaniker Ogfr. E. Idzick were all safely picked up by a Heinkel He 59 of the Seenotdienst from Schellingwoude naval station.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1068B&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
- Balss, MV, s.26


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jun-2019 06:41 TigerTimon Added
18-Mar-2020 14:56 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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