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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50911
Last updated: 11 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:7./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 720321
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lonnekerberg at Twente airfield, Enschede, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:Twente airfield (NL)
Feindflug (operational sortie). On this evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Berlin.
The pilot was blinded by the searchlights at the airfield and the aircraft crashed into shrubbery of the Lonnekerberg.
The three crew members were initially buried at Enschede:

Flugzeugführer Uffz. H. Bergeest / Ysselsteyn cemetery; grave Q-10-237
Beobachter Ogfr. H. Bühring / Ysselsteyn cemetery; grave Q-10-238
Bordschütze Gfr. A. Artmann / Ysselsteyn cemetery; grave Q-10-239

Google Maps
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd' for location

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Aug-2012 01:25 Anon. Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase]
23-Dec-2019 16:34 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
23-Dec-2019 16:34 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
25-Mar-2020 10:05 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Operator]

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