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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 231848
Last updated: 18 August 2021
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Date:20-JAN-1944
Time:21:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:3./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 750999
MSN: R4+EL
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Deelen airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Deelen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft had taken off for a Feindflug (operational sortie) from Deelen at 17:35 hrs, to engage the 20/21 January Berlin raid.

After suffering battle damage southwest of Lübeck in Schleswig-Holstein, the pilot, Oberfeldwebel Robert Lüddeke, put the aircraft down in an emergency-landing. The Bordschütze, Unteroffizier Ulrich Hess, was slightly injured.
The damage was assessed at 10%.

Sources:

NVM (NJG2_I_034); Rökker, I./NJG2, s.93, 224
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Dec-2019 22:25 TigerTimon Added
01-Jan-2020 11:30 TigerTimon Updated [Location, Country, Damage, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 14:12 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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