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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53350
Last updated: 18 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 A-5
Owner/operator:I./KG 30 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5961
MSN: 4D+
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Steensel, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Eindhoven airfield
Destination airport:Feindflug - operational sortie
The plane exploded shortly after takeoff as a mine exploded inside the aircraft. All four crew died in the crash and are buried in Ysselsteyn cemetery, Limburg:

Flugzeugführer / Uffz. J. Amersberger
Beobachter / Fw. W. Linka
Bordfunker / Ogfr. H. Karkuschke
Bordschütze / Ogfr. G. Schrödter


Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
21-Nov-2017 14:54 gerard57 Updated [Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 10:32 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Aug-2021 11:44 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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