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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 50969
Last updated: 5 September 2021
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Date:30-JAN-1944
Time:13:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:8./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 750811
MSN: R4+LS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ebbenbroek, Bruchterveld, Overijssel -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 12:19 hrs for a Feindflug (operational sortie). The aircraft was shot down by USAAF fighter aircraft.
In the afternoon, the USAAF raided aviation industry and industrial areas at Braunschweig, whilst industrial areas at Hannover were struck as a Target of Opportunity.

The pilot saved himself by bailing out. He sustained injuries from cannon shrapnel in hand, bruises in body and haemorrhage in ankle.
The two others rest in Ysselsteyn cemetery (Limburg).

Flugzeugführer Oblt. Friedrich Tober
Bordfunker Fw. H. Claus
Bordschütze Uffz. E. Gernegross

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3351&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/mission/1605
book Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part one


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
23-Jan-2019 18:06 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2019 09:37 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
27-Mar-2020 08:47 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
13-May-2021 14:36 TigerTimon Updated [Photo]
13-May-2021 14:46 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-May-2021 14:55 harro Updated [Source]

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