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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185433
Last updated: 1 July 2020
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Date:16-SEP-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88A-1
Owner/operator:I./KG 54 Luftwaffe
Registration: B3+HH
C/n / msn: 7087
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Withybrook -   United Kingdom
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The plane hit a balloon cable and crashed. Two crew members died in the crash, two POW.
Hptmn Henke and Uffz Rattay killed; Fw Baur and Fw Perleberg baled out and both taken POW.

Sources:

https://forum.keypublishing.com/showthread.php?128753-Ju-88-crash-at-Withybrook-on-16-09-1940
http://www.aviationarchaeology.org.uk/marg/crashes1940.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2016 11:48 gerard57 Added
30-Nov-2019 16:18 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
04-Jan-2020 20:18 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Operator]

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