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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139351
Last updated: 1 April 2020
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Date:25-MAR-1944
Time:00:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-4
Owner/operator:9./KG 6 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn: 3E+HT
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Redbridge Lane at Ilford, Greater London, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Brüssel-Melsbroek airfield, Belgium
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The aircraft was hit by anti-air and crashed on No. 199 Redbridge Road, Ilford, setting the house on fire and killing three occupants during a bombing raid. They were a woman and her two children.

Feindflug (operational sortie). On the night of 24-25 March, the Luftwaffe raided London as part of operation Steinbock.

Sources:

Kampfflieger - Bombers of the Luftwaffe Summer 1943- May 1945, Volume 4
'The Last Blitz' by MacKay & Parry
Google Maps


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2011 05:53 harro Added
01-Apr-2020 10:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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