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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248368
Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Date:20-FEB-1944
Time:21:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 188 E-1
Owner/operator:2./KG 66 Luftwaffe
Registration: 260369
MSN: Z6+DK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sailly-Laurette (near), Somme département -   France
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Montdidier airfield
Destination airport:Montdidier airfield
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed when it crashed on approach to Montdidier airfield, upon return from a mission against England.
The five crew members were killed:

(FF) Unteroffizier Alfred Swilling
(B) Ofw. Josef Vollmer
(Bf) Fw. Franz Claes
(Bw) Uffz. Ludwig Neuhaus
(Bs) Uffz. Max Kopka

Sources:

R.T. (NVM), EB20KAO (Michael Balss)
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=21558&highlight=Swilling
Google Maps
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20France.pdf


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2021 11:37 TigerTimon Added
01-Mar-2021 11:41 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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