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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49400
Last updated: 23 November 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:09:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-10
Owner/operator:10./JG 6, Luftwaffe
Registration: 490719
C/n / msn: schwarze 12
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Dorshout, Veghel, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Bissel airfield (Niedersachsen, Germany)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 08:19 hrs for operation Bodenplatte. Target: B.80 Volkel airfield.

The aircraft was shot down by fighter pilot F/O Cameron of 401 Squadron RCAF, who was flying a Spitfire LF Mk IX from B.88 Heesch airfield.
Uffz. K. Betz tried to escape by parachute but did not survive and rests at Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg; grave AV-2-30.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5044&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
23-Nov-2019 19:50 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Nov-2019 20:11 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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