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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51571
Last updated: 12 December 2020
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Date:27-JUL-1943
Time:20:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6/R6
Owner/operator:9./JG 54 Luftwaffe
Registration: 15678
C/n / msn: braune 7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Nieuwkoopse Plassen nature reserve, Noorden, Zuid-Holland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug (operational sortie). RAF Mitchell bombers were on their way to Schiphol airfield.
The aircraft was shot down by fighter pilot 2nd Lt. S.K. Liby of the 118 Squadron RAF, who was flying a Spitfire Mk Vb from RAF Coltishall, Norfolk.

During the twenty minute dogfight, the pilot was slightly injured. Oberfeldwebel E.L. Zweigart then decided to bail out.

Sources:

- https://www.verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2717&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
- recovery report CRASH
- http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/118_wwII.html


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Jul-2018 09:26 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Jul-2019 17:00 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 15:11 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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