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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53244
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 88 C-2
Owner/operator:Stab I./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0845
MSN: R4+
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:De Heen, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
The aircraft had taken off to engage the RAF raid against two power stations near Köln in Germany. Off the Dutch coast, the Junkers was damaged in aerial combat with a 234 Squadron Spitfire and was crash-landed.
Bordfunker (radio operator) Ofw. Meyer and Bordmechaniker (flight engineer) Ofw. Licht were both injured. Hauptmann K. Hülshoff escaped unscathed. The damage to aircraft was assessed as 60%.


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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Apr-2019 18:03 Cobar Updated [Embed code]
25-Apr-2019 18:04 Cobar Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
19-Feb-2020 21:55 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
19-Feb-2020 21:59 TigerTimon Updated [Embed code]
19-Feb-2020 22:01 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
21-Mar-2020 16:29 DG333 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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