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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 228727
Last updated: 16 May 2021
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Date:15-SEP-1944
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME09 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf 109 G-6
Owner/operator:9./JG 53 Luftwaffe
Registration:
MSN: gelbe 6 + I
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Leeuwarden airfield, Friesland -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Mörtitz (G) or Leeuwarden (NL)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot, Uffz. W. Holtfreter, performed a belly landing due to engine trouble.

In this period, the III./JG 53 used Leeuwarden airfield as Absprunghafen (advanced airfield) to protect convoys over the sea.

Sources:

Prien, JG53, III, s.1471
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Germany%20[1937%20Borders].pdf
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=R1058&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
book 'Vliegvelden in Oorlogstijd'


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2019 15:39 TigerTimon Added
04-Sep-2019 15:46 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 19:37 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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