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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49449
Last updated: 23 August 2020
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Time:09:20 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic fw19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 D-9
Owner/operator:11./JG 54 Luftwaffe
Registration: 210071
C/n / msn: gelbe 7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Sinaai, Sint-Niklaas, Oost-Vlaanderen -   Belgium
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Vechtel airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 08:16 hrs for operation Bodenplatte. Target: B.60 Grimberghen airfield, Belgium.

The aircraft was shot down by Spitfires.
Ofw. W.G. Eckert did not survive and was buried at Zaamslag in Zeeland, the Netherlands. He now rests at Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg; grave CS-7-162.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Nov-2019 10:18 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
25-Nov-2019 10:18 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
15-Jan-2020 16:45 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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