Wreckage of a Do 17 aircraft in Britain, 18 Aug 1940

Caption   Wreckage of a Do 17 aircraft in Britain, 18 Aug 1940 ww2dbase
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Added By C. Peter Chen
Added Date 4 Mar 2007

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1. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
1 Jan 2013 11:37:06 AM

Dornier Do17Z-2 of(Stab.)KG3 code(5K+EA)a/c was based at Corneilles-en-Vexin, France was shotdown near Biggin Hill, England on August 18,1940. BAD DAY FOR THE LUFTWAFFE: German losses August 18, 1940 were between 69 to 71 aircraft lost, 31 were damaged beyond repair. Crew losses: 94 KIA, 40 POW's & 25 Wounded Note* Other sources list the Do17Z-2 as assigned to 9./KG76 but does list aircraft shotdown by a Hawker Hurricane of No.111 Sqd., RAF
2. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
1 Jan 2013 11:46:30 AM

Dornier Do17Z-2 has also been identified as (F1+DT)of 9./KG76 Luftflotte 2
3. Commenter identity confirmed Bill says:
1 Jan 2013 12:39:52 PM

Oops! my error in first sentence Do17Z-2 of Stab/KG3(5K+EA),is listed in another photo here in ww2db. Guess I got my notes mixed up, but as always clear up my errors and mistakes. Once again I thank the editor/ww2db for starting off another year with me... Best wishes Bill

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