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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231124
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:03-JAN-1944
Time:04:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:8./KG 3 Luftwaffe
Registration: 300364
MSN: 5K+ES
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lechtingen, Wallenhorst, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was damaged in aerial combat and crashed.

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

Crew:
(FF) Feldwebel Karl-Heinz Meinke / killed
(B) Obergefreiter Günter Balau / killed
(Bf) Feldwebel Wilhelm Brünger / killed
(Bm) Feldwebel Gotthilf Anhorn / killed

Sources:

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


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Dec-2019 17:55 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 16:14 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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