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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243898
Last updated: 17 September 2021
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Date:14-NOV-1944
Time:10:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-6
Owner/operator:11./NJG 3 Luftwaffe
Registration: 620172
MSN: 4R+HS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Obermehnen, Lübbecke, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Heimatflug (non-operational sortie)
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed due to bad weather, the crew all being killed:

Flugzeugführer / Leutnant Horst Rüdiger Blume
Bordfunker / Unteroffizier Waldemar Schultz
Bordfunker / Obergefreiter Siegfried Kautz
Bordschütze / Unteroffizier Rudolf Wilhelm

Blume had 3 confirmed victories on his name and served with 8./NJG 2 based at Gilze-Rijen & Volkel during the autumn of 1943 until at least summer 1944.

Sources:

NVM (Michael Balss)
nachtjagd combat archive & luftwaffe officer career summaries
WASt Verlustmeldung


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
16-Oct-2020 18:13 TigerTimon Added
17-Oct-2020 21:24 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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