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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 234753
Last updated: 26 September 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic ju88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju 88 C-6
Owner/operator:8./NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 750859
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Twente airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Takeoff at around 00.05 - 00.20 hrs for a Feindflug (operational sortie) to engage the RAF Bomber Command Düsseldorf raid.
The aircraft following aerial combat, the three crew members perishing:

(FF) Leutnant Winfried Glaubitz / killed
(Bf) Unteroffizier Helmut Hentschel / killed
(Bs) Obergefreiter August Pietruschka / killed


Namentliche Verlustmeldung, via Michael Balss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive 1944 part two

Revision history:

04-Apr-2020 17:53 TigerTimon Added

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