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Old 4th February 2020, 13:28
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Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

Does anyone know the final fate of Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581808, please?

Unit, pilot, loss date and place?
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Old 4th February 2020, 15:39
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Re: Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

This is what I have.

FW 190F-8, 581808, Kruppa, Ogefr. Alfred, , I., 1., SG 5, , Q9+BT, , , 04-Aug-44, Lost, cause unknown. FSA., , Finnland, Valtonen, LW Pohjoinen Sivusta, p.397, , Kuusikkoniemi, 100%, F, , ,
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Old 4th February 2020, 15:49
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Re: Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

1944-08-04, 1./SG 5, Fw 190 F-8, 581808, Q9+BT, Kuusikkoniemi
Flugzeugführer Ogfr Kruppa, Alfred, +
Absturz brennend in den Vuoksiim 16.40 Uhr. Bruch 100 %. Ogfr Kruppa mit Fallschirm abgesprungen aber in Fluss Vuoksi ertrunken.

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Old 4th February 2020, 18:10
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Re: Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

Many thanks for the quick reply, dear Jim and Matti.
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Old 26th May 2020, 22:42
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Re: Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

Do we know if he actually drowned? The wreck of his Fw190 looks more like a ditching than a bale out.

There is this guy but don't know if he's too old and was actually a pilot.

https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/...EF-guuIqM7EGb8

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Old 27th May 2020, 07:23
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Re: Fw 190F-8 W.Nr. 581 808

Not the same guy. This is 9 years older than Obgfr Alfred Kruppa, who was killed in Finland.

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