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CrashID 64
Date 29-May-1940
Time 17:30
Location Zuidzande
Airplane Junkers
Type / model Ju 88
Serial number Onbekend/Unknown
Registration number Onbekend/Unknown
Group Luftwaffe
Squadron 6./LG 1
Base Fliegerhorst Düsseldorf
Mission Aanval op terugtrekkende troepen in richting van Duinkerken.
Target Duinkerken (Frankrijk)
Crew BO Karl Meier Safe
FF Fw Giessen Safe
Bronitzky Safe
Hahne Safe
Cemeteries NVT
Brief description of the crash The Junkers 88 was hit by flak of a British ship when it was attacking the allied troops at Duinkerke. One of the propellers was damaged and they had fire. They made a forced landing close to Zuidzande (Netherlands). The crew was okay.
Extensive description of the crash (.pdf) pdf-logo 64-story.pdf pdf-logo-big
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