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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50328
Last updated: 15 August 2021
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Date:28-JUN-1944
Time:02:13 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:9./KG 54 Luftwaffe
Registration: 300651
MSN: B3+LT
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Van de Ven farm, Sluitappel 15/17, Sint-Oedenrode, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Eindhoven airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Shot down by P/O. C.W. Chown of 515 Squadron RAF, flying Mosquito FB Mk VI PZ188. The aircraft crashed into a farm, killing three Dutch civilians. They were Mechelien (21), Wilhelmina (19) and Antoon (18) van de Ven. The mother of the three escaped with severe burns.

The Junkers was on a mine-laying operation to the Baie de la Seine (Bay of the Seine River).

Crew:
Flugzeugführer Uffz. G. Seehaver 67412/329 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn Z-4-82
Beobachter Ogfr. W. Oldenbruch 67412/330 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn Z-4-83
Bordfunker Gfr. K. Völker 67412/399 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn Z-4-84
Bordschütze Ogfr. H. Paetzel 67412/332 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn Z-4-85

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3849&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' and LW Losses by Michael Balss for airfield
https://www.bhic.nl/ontdekken/verhalen/gezin-komt-om
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Jun-2019 07:19 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jun-2019 07:45 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
15-Mar-2020 15:50 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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