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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49453
Last updated: 26 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic fw19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8
Owner/operator:7./JG 1 Luftwaffe
Registration: 173813
C/n / msn: gelbe 16
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Almelo, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Drope airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Takeoff at 08:10 hrs for operation Bodenplatte. Target: B.61 Sint-Denijs-Westrem, Belgium.

The aircraft was hit by Supermarine Spitfire fighters and crashed.
The pilot, Uffz. O. Vetter, was injured.

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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Nov-2019 20:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
16-Nov-2019 20:39 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
26-Feb-2020 18:45 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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