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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231116
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Date:03-JAN-1944
Time:02:12 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:7./KG 3 Luftwaffe
Registration: 550494
MSN: 5K+FR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Großburgwedel, Burgwedel, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged by Flak, the crew bailing out by parachute. The pilot however, went down with the machine.

Feindflug (operational sortie). On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided Berlin.

Crew:
(FF) Oberfeldwebel Karl Haupt / Ritterkreuzträger / killed
(B) Leutnant Robert Goldmann / bailed out, wounded
(B) Unteroffizier Karl-Heinz Geerlings / bailed out, wounded
(Bf) Unteroffizier Siegfried Rummel / bailed out, wounded

Sources:

Namentlichte Verlustmeldung, via LW Losses by Michael Balss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2019 16:37 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 16:14 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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