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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50293
Last updated: 3 September 2021
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Date:21-JUL-1944
Time:01:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 G-1
Owner/operator:8./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 710699
MSN: 4R+PS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Gemert, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Volkel airfield (takeoff between 00:05-27 hrs)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug (operational sortie). On this night, RAF Bomber Command raided oil production facilities at Homberg and Bottrop in Germany.
When intercepting 101 Squadron Lancaster LL779, the Junkers was hit by debris and crashed. Two crew members safely bailed out. Bordfunker Obergefreiter Bernhard Schulz died in the crash.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3897&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=343


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
29-Jun-2019 08:18 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 16:26 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
23-Oct-2020 08:03 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Oct-2020 08:03 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]

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