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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231536
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:30-JAN-1944
Time:22:38 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: 301431
MSN: 5K+IS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Brock, Ostbevern, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Destination airport:Münster-Handorf airfield (G)
Narrative:
The aircraft was on approach to Münster-Handorf on return from a 'Beleuchter' sortie over Berlin when it crashed, under unknown circumstances. On this evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Berlin.

(FF) Unteroffizier Max Arzet / killed
(B) Obergefreiter Alfred Hirz / killed
(Bf) Unteroffizier Herbert Zimmermann / killed
(Bs) Gefreiter Siegfried Lindemann / killed

Sources:

Namentliche Verlustmeldung (M.S.) via RT
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Dec-2019 13:04 TigerTimon Added
27-Mar-2020 08:41 DB Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]

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