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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231815
Last updated: 25 August 2021
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Date:20-FEB-1944
Time:02:25 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:2./NJG 7 Luftwaffe
Registration: 301469
MSN: 5K+MS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Hopsten, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug - operational sortie. On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided aircraft assembly factories at Leipzig in Sachsen.

The Junkers crashed due to engine failure, all four crew members being injured.

Sources:

LW Losses by Michael Balss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
30-Dec-2019 13:51 TigerTimon Added
30-Dec-2019 13:51 TigerTimon Updated [Phase]
30-Dec-2019 17:39 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]
26-Mar-2020 19:13 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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