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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49434
Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:01-JAN-1945
Time:08:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 K-4
Owner/operator:11./JG 26 Luftwaffe
Registration: 330385
C/n / msn: gelbe 18
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nijkerk, Gelderland. -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Plantlünne airfield, Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 08:20 hrs for operation Bodenplatte. Target: B.56 Brussels/Evere, Belgium.

The aircraft was hit by 'friendly' Flak and crashed.
The 21-year-old pilot, Oberleutnant Harald Lenz, did not survive and rests at Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg; grave AF-1-3.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T5051&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
© Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
19-Nov-2019 19:13 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 17:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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