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Old 12th January 2014, 09:29
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JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

I'm looking for informations about 2 JU 290 losses the 16 february 1944:

-the first by 811 NAS Wildcat on Biter,

-the second by Coastal Command Beaufighters controlled by biter's fighter direction officers .

sources : British aircraft carriers by David Hobbs

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Old 12th January 2014, 09:49
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

This has been asked before on 12 OCH but if you cannot find it (both were from FAG 5 & the Beaufigher 235 Sqn) PM me
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Old 12th January 2014, 10:19
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

1944-02-16, 1./FAGr. 5, Ju 290 A-5, 110175, 9V+FH, Im Atlantik, westsüdwestlich Irland, Abgeschoßen um 16.50 Uhr. Bruch 100 %.
Flugzeugführer Lt Elfert, Eberhard, vermißt
Flugzeugführer Ofw Oberhauser, Conrad, vermißt
Beobachter Lt Pape, Albert, vermißt
Bordfunker Uffz Dreizig, Rudolf, vermißt
Bordfunker Ofw Holzmann, Albert, vermißt
Bordmechaniker Ofw Zech, Otto, vermißt
Bordschütze Fw Barlau, Erich, vermißt
Bordschütze Ofw Hausmanns, Wilhelm, vermißt
Bordschütze Ogfr Pfeffer, Albert, vermißt
Bordschütze Ofw Schlatthaus, Gustav, vermißt
1944-02-16, 2./FAGr. 5, Ju 290 A-5, 110177, 9V+DK, Im Atlantik, Abgeschoßen. Bruch 100 %.
Flugzeugführer Olt Baumgartner, Kurt, vermißt
Flugzeugführer Hptm Bergen, Karl-Friedrich, vermißt
Beobachter Lt Glöcklhofer, Martin, vermißt
Wetter-Dienst W.Ref. Corves, Werner, vermißt
Bordfunker Lt Beninde, Gottfried, vermißt
Bordfunker Ofw Ebner, Ludwig, vermißt
Bordfunker Ofw Felleckner, Heinz, vermißt
Bordfunker Fw Schacht, Heinz, vermißt
Bordmechaniker Uffz Daniel, Jakob, vermißt
Bordschütze Ogfr Neubauer, Josef, vermißt
Bordschütze Ogfr Zinke, Karl, vermißt
Cordes von 1./FAGr. 5.

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Old 12th January 2014, 11:34
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

Elfert was shot down by Sqn Ldr R Wright of 235 Sqn wsw Ireland, Bergen by Erikson & Dimes of 811Sqn
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

Thank you very much Chris & Matti.

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Old 12th January 2014, 21:29
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

Looking at "Die großen Dessauer" (Kössler/Ott) I can add the following - Bergen is listed as Staffelkapitän and 0177 is reported as lost in Pl.Qu. 25W/6336.
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Old 12th January 2014, 23:03
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Re: JU 290 losses 16 february 1944

I should also say I was in touch with Bergen's family but they can add little more to what happened
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