Mid-air collision Accident Focke-Wulf Fw 190A , Wednesday 27 December 1944
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Date:Wednesday 27 December 1944
Type:Silhouette image of generic fw19 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Focke-Wulf Fw 190A
Owner/operator:1./JG 54 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:north of Dobele -   Latvia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
While returning from an air battle on 27 December 1944, two pilots of 1./JG 54, Lt Heinz Wernicke, a 117-victories ace and RK holder, and Uffz Wollien, collided in the air and were killed when their Fw 190 A (probably Fw 190 A-8) near their base of Schrunden (now Skrunda, Latvia).


JG 54 loss list, by Günther Rosipal (http://www.jg54greenhearts.com/LossList.htm, no more online)

Revision history:

27-Dec-2018 09:57 Laurent Rizzotti Added
27-Feb-2020 19:30 Xindel XL Updated [Operator, Operator]
18-Feb-2024 15:47 Anon. Updated [Location]
04-Jul-2024 15:50 cdeleted Updated [Other fatalities]

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