Incident Messerschmitt Bf 110 , Thursday 9 January 1941
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Date:Thursday 9 January 1941
Time:23:18 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic me11 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Messerschmitt Bf 110
Owner/operator:6./NJG 1 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:over Erlecom, Gelderland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Deelen airfield (NL)
Destination airport:
Beschädigt bei Luftkampf (damaged in aerial combat). Oberleutnant Eckardt destroyed Whitley T4203 but the Messerschmitt was hit by burning debris in the process. The Luftwaffe pilot managed to return to Deelen.
In the evening, RAF Bomber Command raided Gelsenkirchen, Germany.
Feindflug (operational sortie).

Damage: 25%
Oberleutnant Reinhold Eckardt


Deutsche Luftwaffe Verluste nach Flugzeugtypen Teil 3 by Michael Balss
Nachtjagd Combat Archive The Early Years part one

Revision history:

22-Oct-2018 11:26 TigerTimon Added
26-Oct-2018 18:13 TigerTimon Updated [Narrative]
26-Nov-2018 10:07 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Source, Narrative]
26-Nov-2018 10:07 TigerTimon Updated [Time]
22-Feb-2020 09:52 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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