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CrashID 218
Date 17-Jan-1943
Time 12:45
Location Colijnsplaat
Airplane Focke Wulf
Type / model Fw 190A-4
Serial number 0628
Registration number Gelbe 8
Group Luftwaffe
Squadron 6./JG 1
Base Onbekend/Unknown
Mission Onbekend/Unknown
Target Onbekend/Unknown
Crew Uffz Georg Strunz KIA
Cemeteries Uffz Georg Strunz KIA. In eerste instantie in Vlissingen begraven Blok 3A gr 208. Latere begraafplaats onbekend.
Brief description of the crash Crashes close to the farm of mr. Breure in Colijnsplaat. Only a peace of the skull of pilot Strunz was found. He was shot by Spitfires in a dogfight and claimed by Ltn Peter Mollestad of Norwegian 332 Sqn with Spitfire IX BS252.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 218-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
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