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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53422
Last updated: 30 November 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:2./KG 30 Luftwaffe
Registration: 4213
MSN: 4D+*K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Mecklenburg region, Mecklenburg-Vorpommern -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
When returning from a Feindflug (operational sortie), the crew decided to bail out of the aircraft over the Netherlands. They came down near Eindhoven, Noord-Brabant. The Bordschütze, Gefreiter A. Janke, was wounded. The crewless bomber then flew on and ultimately crashed in Germany, more than 400 kilometres from where the crew left the aircraft. The Junkers was a total loss (100%).

LW Losses by Michael Balss

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
30-Mar-2019 12:25 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
15-Jul-2019 10:31 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]
09-Dec-2019 10:46 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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