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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49494
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:25-DEC-1944
Time:03:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-6
Owner/operator:2./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 621313
MSN: 4R+KK
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Stevensweert, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Twente airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Took off at around 03:00 hrs for a Nachtschlacht operation, to attack road transport in the Brussels-Liège-Maastricht area with anti-personnel bombs and their frontal cannon and machine gun armament.

The aircraft failed to return due to battle damage; all four crew members were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4854&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part five
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
10-Sep-2021 12:39 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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