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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52290
Last updated: 15 August 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 188 E-1
Owner/operator:4./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 260203
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Den Dolder, near the railway, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Münster-Handorf airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Absturz infolge Bedienungsfehler. Aufschlagbrand (crash due to pilot error. Impact fire). The Luftwaffe losses by Michael Balss mention 'Absturz inf. "Verstoß gegen flieg. Zucht und Ordnung"', which roughly translated to flying recklessly.

The Junkers was flying an 'Einweisungsflug'. This roughly translates to an installment or instruction flight. In October 1943, the II. Gruppe of Kampfgeschwader 2 converted to Ju 188 E-1 bombers, having previously flown Dornier Do 217 bombers.

Flugzeugführer - Leutnant Walter May Ysselsteyn BG 001
Beobachter Oberfeldwebel Erwin Dominik Ysselsteyn BG 002
Bordfunker Unteroffizier Erwin Larouette Ysselsteyn BG 003
Bordschütze Unteroffizier Karl-Heinz Ratayski Ysselsteyn BG 004

The crew was initially buried at Hilversum.

LW Losses by Michael Balss

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Sep-2018 10:49 Ronny68 Updated [Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 07:02 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 07:24 TigerTimon Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Narrative]
19-Oct-2018 07:25 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
03-Jun-2019 07:46 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 10:21 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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