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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53467
Last updated: 3 September 2021
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Date:21-DEC-1940
Time:22:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-2
Owner/operator:1./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0182
MSN: R4+TH, weisse T
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Snijders-Chaam hamlet, Chaam, Noord-Brabant -   Netherlands
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield
Destination airport:Feindflug - operational sortie
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on approach to Gilze-Rijen airfield, after returning from a bombing attack over southeastern England. The crew rests in Ysselsteyn cemetery (Limburg).

Flugzeugführer / Gfr. K. Ludischer
Bordfunker / Gfr. F. Rohde
Bordschütze / Gfr. H. Dempewolf

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0928&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
GQM (#2-3); Intruders Over Britain, page 181; BoB:The Forgotten Months, page 199
https://www.bhic.nl/ontdekken/verhalen/neergestorte-vliegtuigen-in-chaam-1940-1945
Google Maps


Images:


The grave of Gefreiter Kurt Ludischer of the 1./NJG 2. Ludischer was the Flugzeugfuehrer of the Junkers Ju 88C with Wnr. 0182 and hull code R4+TH who crashed near De Heen in the night of 21 to 22 December 1941 because of 'unfreiwilliger Bodenberuehrung'. Also the other two occupants, Gefreiter F. Rohde (Bordfunker) and Gefreiter H. Dempewolf (Bordschütze) were killed. All three are now buried in the war cemetery of Ysselsteyn. Collection Nederlands Instituut voor Militaire Historie

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
16-Feb-2015 09:03 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Source, Narrative]
16-Sep-2018 10:02 Ronny68 Updated [Narrative]
26-Sep-2020 17:36 TigerTimon Updated [Other fatalities, Accident report, Photo]
13-Nov-2020 09:24 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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