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Bf 110G-4 serial number 5479 crashed in the North Sea 17/8 1943.


The aircraft belonged to 12./ NJG 1 and was coded G9+FZ.
T/o Leeuwarden. Op: Feindflug.


The Bf 110 was attacked by a Beaufighter operated by Pilot F/O H. E. White and Radar operator F/O M. S. Allan of 141 Squadron RAF and crashed in the North Sea north of Leeuwarden.
 
Pilot Leutnant Gerhard Dittmann have no known grave while Wop/Radar operator Unteroffizier Theophil Bundschu was found washed ashore on the island of Mandø on 28/9. He was laid to rest in Fovrfelt cemetery in Esbjerg on 4/10 1943.

The Bf 110 was a 100% loss.

 




Sources: RL 2 III/1192, “The Penemünde raid” by Mittlebrook, BE.

 

 

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