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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 223764
Last updated: 4 October 2021
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Time:19:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-5
Owner/operator:3.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0529
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea off Boulmer, Alnwick, Northumberland, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Feindflug (operational sortie).
The aircraft was shot down by four Spitfires of 72 Squadron RAF from RAF Acklington, Northumberland.

Flugzeugführer - Leutnant Rolf Bröse - missing in action
Beobachter - Unteroffizier Ernst Helmer - missing in action
Bordfunker - Feldwebel Karl Düx - missing in action
Bordmechaniker - Feldwebel Otto Gröbke - killed


LW losses by Michael Balss
Luftwaffe Losses over Northumberland and Durham: 1939-1945

Revision history:

08-Apr-2019 09:59 TigerTimon Added
10-Dec-2019 20:58 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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