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CrashID 468
Date 01-Jan-1945
Time 10:00
Location Kloosterzande
Airplane Focke Wulf
Type / model FW 190A-8
Serial number 739429
Registration number Weisze 1
Group Luftwaffe
Squadron 5./JG 1
Base Drope (D)
Mission Bodenplatte
Target Aanval op B61 Vliegveld St Denijs Westrem bij Gent.
Crew Lt Ernst von Johannides Staffelkommandant KIA
Cemeteries Lt Ernst von Johannides Staffelkommandant KIA. Hij is eerst in Zaamslag begraven graf nr 11, daarna begraven te Ysselsteyn begraafplaats plaats CS.7.169.
Brief description of the crash 30-40 fighthers strafed B61 St Denis Westrem near Gent base of Polish 302, 308 and 317 Sqdrns.
They destroyed a total of 18 Spits. 308 Sqn engaged on return from a mission over the frontline. Von Johannides was shot down by one of them.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 468-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
Extra documentation 468-grave Johannides.jpg

Foto graf Johannides via Hans Sakkers
Locatie on map kaartje