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Date:06-JUN-1944
Time:00:16 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-1
Owner/operator:5./NJG 3 Luftwaffe
Registration: 710454
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 20 km north of Spiekeroog island -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Plantlünne airfield, Niedersachsen
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug (operational sortie).

The aircraft was shot down by a 239 Squadron RAF Mosquito NF.II operating from RAF West Raynham, the crew being killed:

(FF) Uffz. Hammerschmitt, Willi
(Bf) Uffz. Becker, Friedrich-Karl
(Bw) Fw. Kuhrt, Johannes

Sources:

NVM (NJG3_II_104); Balss, MV, page 334; Bowman, Mosquito Fighter/Fighter-Bomber Units, page 67
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part three
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/239_wwII.html


Revision history:

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