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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 232879
Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Time:04:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-4
Owner/operator:2./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0724
MSN: R4+KK, rote K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:'Vine Farm', Wivenhoe, near Colchester, Essex, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
The aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances. 34 minutes before the crash, the crew had shot down a 2 FTS Oxford aircraft over Oxfordshire.

Crew (all killed):
(FF) Leutnant Dr. Lothar Bisang
(Bf) Gefreiter Werner Ulbricht
(Bs) Gefreiter Fritz Rosenstock


Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
Google Maps
GQM (#3-5); Blitz T&N, s.57; Rökker, I./NJG 2, s.216


Wee bit of trivia. My dad just showed me an item that his father gave to him from WW2. It was given to him by a German prisoner of war. The POW made a cribbage board and on the back it says this; ‘This board is part of stationers hall - London. Built in 1670 and destroyed in the fire blitz 1940. The pegs are part of a JU 88 (Junkers 88) brought down near Colchester - England. July 1941.’

Revision history:

10-Feb-2020 21:37 TigerTimon Added
21-Mar-2020 16:38 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
12-Jan-2021 20:03 broxis11 Updated [Photo]
12-Jan-2021 20:03 broxis11 Updated [Photo]
12-Jan-2021 20:04 broxis11 Updated [Photo]
12-Jan-2021 20:04 broxis11 Updated [Photo]

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