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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52977
Last updated: 10 September 2021
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Date:17-FEB-1942
Time:01:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:Erg.St./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 360153
MSN: R4+LR
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:off the Geersbroekseweg road, mun. Alphen-Chaam, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug (operational sortie).
The aircraft crashed due to icing on the wings causing failure of the landing flaps. All three occupants died in the crash with impact explosion. The deceased are buried at Ysselsteyn Cemetery in Venray, the Netherlands. They were initially buried at Breda, Noord-Brabant:

Flugzeugführer Oberleutnant A. Molenaar - AZ-6-146
Beobachter Oberfeldwebel A. Scheibel - AZ-6-145
Bordfunker Feldwebel J. Jost - AZ-6-145

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=&date=&location=&pn=360153&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
https://www.bhic.nl/ontdekken/verhalen/neergestorte-vliegtuigen-in-ginneken-en-bavel-1940-1945
http://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/item2.php?SGLO=T1420
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=57364


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-Dec-2015 08:29 gerard57 Updated [Time, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
14-Feb-2017 08:37 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Phase, Source]
16-Sep-2018 10:02 Ronny68 Updated [Narrative]
26-Jan-2019 09:32 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Jan-2019 09:32 TigerTimon Updated [Cn]
11-Dec-2019 19:38 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
09-Jul-2020 12:57 TigerTimon Updated [Source, Narrative]

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