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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51620
Last updated: 17 January 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6
Owner/operator:9./JG 1 Luftwaffe
Registration: 15481
C/n / msn: gelbe 3 + I
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Noorderleeg 5, Hallum, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Departure airport:Leeuwarden airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Bodenberührung und Aufschlagbrand bei Übungs-Bombenwurf. The aircraft hit the ground, followed by an impact fire during training with bombs. These bombs were equipped with time fuses, the III. Gruppe of Jagdgeschwader experimenting with the use of these against USAAF bomber formations. However, they proved unsuccesful.
The pilot, Unteroffizier Georg Wilhelm, was killed. In the picture below, an Oberfeldwebel of the Luftwaffe lays flowers on the grave at the Noorderbegraafplaats (northern cemetery) at Leeuwarden.

LW Losses by Michael Balss
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Jul-2018 11:18 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
03-Jun-2019 18:12 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Phase, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jun-2019 18:15 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
03-Jun-2019 18:16 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
24-Mar-2020 15:09 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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