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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 248414
Last updated: 25 August 2021
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Time:04:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-1
Owner/operator:2./NJG 7 Luftwaffe
Registration: 710849
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Merzenich, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Destination airport:
Feindflug - operational sortie. On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided Stuttgart in Germany.

The aircraft was shot down by a long-range intruder. The three-man crew did not survive:

(FF) Oblt. Georg Schmidt
(B) Ofw. Karl Rieger
(Bf) Ofw. Hermann Eickelbaum


NVM (NJG7_24250744.tiff)
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Revision history:

02-Mar-2021 09:49 TigerTimon Added

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