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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 54052
Last updated: 24 March 2020
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Date:13-MAY-1940
Time:06:35 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 30 Luftwaffe
Registration:
C/n / msn: 4D+*S
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:2 km east of Oosterend on Texel island -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Marx airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Takeoff at 04:00 hrs for an armed recce operation to the Dutch coast.

The aircraft was hit by AA-fire and was ditched in the Wadden Sea off Texel island. All four crew members were taken prisoner of war.

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0617&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Google Maps
GQM (#1-1); Cornwell, BoF, page 263; TOCH forum (27.6.2008, Peter Cornwell)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
23-Mar-2020 13:29 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
24-Mar-2020 11:06 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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