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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 243070
Last updated: 25 September 2020
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Date:01-OCT-1940
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 A-1
Owner/operator:9./KG 30 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5043
C/n / msn: 4D+FZ
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Flying in the Cloppenburg area (Niedersachsen), the aircraft was coned by searchlights and at 01:00 hrs, engaged by two Messerschmitts of the I./NJG 1 based at Vechta airfield. It had not fired the right colours of the day. The four-man crew all bailed out safely. The crewless aircraft ultimately crashed near Duisburg.

Sources:

Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-Sep-2020 15:16 TigerTimon Added
24-Sep-2020 15:17 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
25-Sep-2020 12:48 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]
25-Sep-2020 12:49 TigerTimon Updated [Source]
25-Sep-2020 12:52 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport, Source]

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