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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53923
Last updated: 21 April 2020
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Date:15-JUN-1940
Time:06:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-1
Owner/operator:8./KG 4 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0044
C/n / msn: 5J+GS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Fay-aux-Loges, Loiret, Centre-Val de Loire -   France
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Antwerpen-Deurne airfield (B)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Abschuß durch GC I/8 (Sub-Lieutenant Robert Thollon), Aufschlagbrand.
The aircraft was shot down by Sub-Lieutenant Robert Thollon, a French fighter pilot. Impact fire.

The Junkers was on an operation to the Loire bridges near Orléans, Loiret.

The crew was initially buried at Amsterdam, the Netherlands:
Flugzeugführer Lt. J. Reiners 55543/6 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn CX-12-300
Bordfunker Uffz. W. Püschel 55543/33 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn CX-12-299
Bordschütze Uffz. R. Haase 55543/32 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn CX-12-297
Bordschütze Uffz. W. Thier 55543/42 Luftwaffe Ysselsteyn CX-12-298

Sources:

GQM (#1-2); Cornwell, BoF, s.476; VDK
https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0721C&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Belgium%20and%20Luxembourg.pdf
https://www.passionair1940.fr/Armee%20de%20l%27Air/Escadrilles/Esc-Chasse/GC-1-8/EN-GC_I-8.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Jun-2019 17:51 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Dec-2019 18:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
21-Apr-2020 18:47 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]

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