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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 22399
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:21-AUG-1940
Time:23:55 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88A-1
Owner/operator:9./KG 30 Luftwaffe
Registration: 4D+LT
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:40 miles east of Berwick upon Tweed, Northumberland -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Aalborg West, Aalborg, Denmark
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The engines on a Junkers Ju 88A from 9/KG30 overheated and caught fire, during a reconnaissance training flight to Edinburgh, it crashed into the sea in flames, 40 miles east of Berwick at 23.55. Two of the crew were killed and the other two were captured unhurt, after spending twelve hours in their rubber dinghy.

Fw P Meyn (missing, presumed killed)
Gfr W Lauer (missing,presumed killed)
Ogfr K Tutschek (POW)
Gfr F Becker (POW)

Sources:

1. https://ne-diary.genuki.uk/Inc/ISeq_07.html
2. http://www.aircrewremembered.com/KrackerDatabase/?s=2600&q=august%2C%2C


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
07-Aug-2008 23:11 Anon. Added
10-Jan-2012 07:53 Uli Elch Updated [Registration, Operator, Narrative]
10-Jan-2012 09:05 Uli Elch Updated [Phase]
22-May-2019 19:21 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
22-May-2019 19:22 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source]
09-Dec-2019 10:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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