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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 51997
Last updated: 7 May 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 D-1
Owner/operator:3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe
Registration: 430621
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 20 km west of Terschelling -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield
Destination airport:
The aircraft was shot down by F/O V. Brown and F/Lt. Bird of 268 Squadron RAF, flying Mustang Mk I's from RAF Snailwell airfield, while engaged in a recce flight. Aircraft of F/L Bird was hit four times by return fire (category A damaged).
Two crew members are still missing in action:

Flugzeugführer / Uffz. R. Wolf Luftwaffe - missing in action
Beobachter / Lt. G. Listing Luftwaffe - missing in action
Bordfunker / Uffz. F. Weiner 62524/173 Luftwaffe / Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg; grave AR-4-86 / washed up Ameland; initially buried Leeuwarden
Bordschütze / Uffz. R. Becker Luftwaffe - killed in action


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
28-Apr-2018 08:50 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Dec-2019 18:40 nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
24-May-2020 12:51 TigerTimon Updated [Registration, Cn, Source, Narrative]
07-May-2021 08:46 TigerTimon Updated [Registration]
07-May-2021 08:47 TigerTimon Updated [Registration, Narrative]

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