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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 227754
Last updated: 15 June 2020
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Date:24-AUG-1940
Time:12:45 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-1
Owner/operator:4./KG 76 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn: F1+*M
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel off Manston, Ramsgate, Kent, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Creil airfield, France
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On an operation against RAF Manston, the aircraft was shot down by Hawker Hurricane Mk I fighters of 501 Squadron RAF which were based at RAF Gravesend.

Crew:
Flugzeugführer Lt. H-J. Crell 53576/5 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn cemetery; BF-4-88 - washed up Haamstede (Zeeland, the Netherlands)
Beobachter Fw. M. Thomas 60552/43 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn cemetery; BF-4-93 - washed up Haamstede (Zeeland, the Netherlands)
Bordfunker Uffz. A. Henneberg Luftwaffe - missing in action
Bordschütze Uffz. A. Wetzker 60552/77 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn cemetery; BF-4-92 - washed up Haamstede (Zeeland, the Netherlands)

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0790C&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/501_wwII.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jul-2019 05:37 TigerTimon Added
09-Dec-2019 15:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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