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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 233196
Last updated: 22 August 2021
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Date:13-AUG-1941
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-4
Owner/operator:3./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0375
MSN: R4+
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Gilze-Rijen airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield
Narrative:
The aircraft was severely damaged in a heavy landing at Gilze-Rijen, on return from a very succesful Fernnachtjagd operation over England. Oberfeldwebel Rolf Bussmann had managed to shoot down three RAF aircraft. The under carriage of the Junkers collapsed and the machine slid off the runway.
The damage to the aircraft was assessed as 40%.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part two
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=R0140&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://aviation-safety.net/wikibase/161655


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Feb-2020 13:00 TigerTimon Added
24-Feb-2020 13:01 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
24-Feb-2020 13:47 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
21-Mar-2020 16:31 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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