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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232345
Last updated: 24 August 2021
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Date:15-MAR-1944
Time:23:32 claim
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:6./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 750930
MSN: R4+CP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near the Farrenberg mountain at Mössingen, Baden-Württemberg -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Quakenbrück airfield, Niedersachsen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
While engaged in a combat with 427 Squadron Halifax LW559, the aircraft was hit by return fire and crashed.
Both aircraft went down, the Halifax crew safely bailing out.

Feindflug (operational sortie). On this evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Stuttgart in Baden-Württemberg.
Crew:
(FF) Leutnant Helmut Ternieden / killed
(Bf) Unteroffizier Rudolf Finger / killed
(Bm) Unteroffizier Kugler / bailed out with severe injuries

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one
Liste-Ring
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Jan-2020 20:16 TigerTimon Added
03-Feb-2020 20:47 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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