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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 49789
Last updated: 27 March 2021
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Date:06-OCT-1944
Time:22:00 approx
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-1
Owner/operator:7./NJG 4 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn: 3C+AR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:4 miles east of Maastricht, Limburg -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mainz-Finthen airfield, Germany
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft had taken off for a Nachtschlacht operation but the crew lost its bearings and was shot down by American ack-ack.

All three were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T4489&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part four
http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Nachtjagdgeschwader/NJG4.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
27-Mar-2021 19:15 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2021 19:16 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]

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