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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51067
Last updated: 16 August 2021
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Date:29-DEC-1943
Time:20:40 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: 750927
MSN: R4+PS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Bavelseweg, Gilze, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed immediately after takeoff, in atrocious weather conditions, featuring strong driving snow.
Feindflug (operational sortie). On this evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Berlin.

Crew:
Flugzeugführer Uffz. E. Morgner Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn AZ-8-191
Bordfunker Uffz. R. Pfister Luftwaffe - KIA
Bordmechaniker Uffz. J. Rothkopf Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn AZ-8-192

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1943 part three
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T3276&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Sep-2018 10:02 Ronny68 Updated [Narrative]
27-Dec-2018 18:28 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
27-Dec-2018 19:35 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 15:13 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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