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Old 16th August 2007, 14:41
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JG2 losses 19/8/42

I'm trying to identify the times and cause of JG2's losses during the day, long and frustrating process, but wonder if anybody can add anything to the following?

I Gruppe:
Stab:
Fw190A-3 WNr. 0326 (Hptm E. Leie) -Crashed near Abbeville after being damaged by a Spitfire (133 Sqn?) 5 miles north of Dieppe at about 11.00. Pilot wounded

1.Staffel:
Fw190A-3 WNr. 7015 (Uffz K. Epsiger) -Crashed in channel after colliding with a Hurricane (174 Sqn-Comm E. Fayolle) at about 05.45. Pilot killed.

2.Staffel:
Fw190A-2 WNr. 0341 (Ltn R. Bohm) -Missing, probably shotdown following combat with fighters. Pilot killed.
Fw190A-2 WNr. 0320 (Ofw K. Schweikart) -Crashed near Dieppe, probably after air combat. Pilot killed.

3.Staffel:
Fw190A-3 WNr. 2186 (Uffz G. Brietz) -Crashed after being hit by AAA 4km north of Dieppe. Pilot killed.
Fw190A-2 WNr. 0208 (Uffz R. Robbers) -Suffered 50% damage after air combat and forcelanding near Dieppe (at 06.15 after clashing with either 602 or 611 Sqn's). Pilot wounded.

I Gruppe but unknown staffel:
Fw190A-2 WNr. 0231 (Pilot unknown) -Destroyed after forcelanding near Dieppe after air combat. Pilot ok.
Fw190A-3 WNr. 0479 (Pilot unknown) -Suffered 65% damage (written off?) after air combat and forcelanding near Dieppe. Pilot ok.
Fw190A-3 WNr. 0545 (Pilot unknown) -Suffered 65% damage (written off?) after air combat and forcelanding near Dieppe. Pilot ok.

II Gruppe:

4.Staffel:
Fw190A-2 WNr. 0226 (Gefr S. Eimers) -Missing after air battle (at 12.20-12.50?). Pilot killed.
Fw190A-3 WNr. 5527 (Ltn K. Spinner) -Destroyed after being damaged in air combat (at 12.20-12.50?) and then the pilot bailed out near Rouen. Pilot wounded.
Fw190A-3 WNr. 5529 (Uffz W. Urben) -Suffered 50% damage after air combat and forcelanding near Octeville. Pilot wounded.
Fw190A-3 WNr. 5518 (Uffz H. Schulze) -Suffered 20% damage after air combat damaged engine and forcelanding near Beauville. Pilot wounded.

6.Staffel:
Fw190A-2 WNr. 5216 (Uffz G. Geguns) -Missing after air combat. Pilot killed.
Fw190A-2 WNr. 5223 (Ltn F. Sommers) -Missing after air combat. Pilot killed.

(One probably lost at about 08.30 and one at about 13.25)

III Gruppe:

9.Staffel:
Fw190A-2 WNr. 5270 (Fw H. Pfeffer) -Destroyed after crashing near Petit Abbeville after air combat (at about 10.45?). Pilot wounded.
Fw190A-2 WNr. 2071 (Uffz W. Gunther) -Suffered 30% damage after air combat and forcelanding near Beauville (at about 10.45?). Pilot wounded.
Fw190A-?? WNr?? (Ltn J. Wuimbeller) -Damaged after making forcelanding after suffering engine failure. Pilot ok.

10.(Jabo) Staffel:
Fw190A-2/U3 WNr. 5299 (Ltn L. Wenger) -Suffered 30% damage after undercarriage collasped whilst taking off from Cean-Carpiquet. Pilot ok.
Fw190A-3/U3 WNr. ?? (Fw Blase) -Damaged by AAA whilst attacking warships (SGB8 and SGB9). Pilot ok.
Fw190A-2/U3 WNr. 0272 (Uffz Magarin) -Suffered 20% after being hit by AAA and forcelanding near Palvel after attacking warships (SGB8 and SGB9). Pilot ok.
Fw190A-3/U3 WNr. ?? (Ltn L. Wenger) -Damaged by AAA (or fighter?) at about 13.10. Pilot ok.

11.(Hohen) Staffel:
Bf109G-1 WNr. 10311 (Stfw E. Kley) -Damaged in air combat (at 07.15?) and then further damaged (80%) after overturning whilst trying to land at Le Treport. Pilot killed.
Bf109G-1 WNr. 14604 (Pilot unknown) -Suffered 60% damaged after air combat and forcelanding near Abbeville. Pilot ok.
Bf109G-1 WNr. 10313 (Pilot unknown) -Suffered 50% damage after forcelanding at Monchy-Breton with a technical problem. Pilot ok.

Thanks for any help.

Regards,

Steve
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