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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51875
Last updated: 18 June 2020
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Date:17-MAY-1943
Time:23:58
Type:Silhouette image of generic me11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 110 G-4
Owner/operator:3./NJG 1 Luftwaffe
Registration: 4888
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Venlo airfield -   Netherlands
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Venlo airfield
Destination airport:Venlo
Narrative:
Engine fire. Oberfeldwebel Fritz Kruse was an ace with 6 confirmed victories.

Operation: Nachtjagd
Call Sign: G9+BL
Takeoff time: 23:30
Crew:
Flugzeugführer Oberfeldwebel Fritz Kruse 62527/15 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn BM-3-75 Initially buried Arnhem
Bordfunker Feldwebel E. Reuter Luftwaffe Survived FSA

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T2341&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-May-2018 07:58 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Dec-2019 18:01 Nepa Updated [Operator, Phase, Destination airport, Operator]

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