Date:1941 Jun 30/30 A/C Type: Me-110 C-4 SN: 3273 Code: G9 + CM A/C Nickname:
 File: 082 Airfrce: Luftwaffe Sqn/Unit: 4./NJG 1 Mission/Raid: Training Nachtjagt
1 P Oblt. E. zur Lippe-Weissenfeld 9    
2 Bordfunker Renette 10    
3     11    
4     12    
5     13    
6     14    
7     15    
8     16                    

In a night exercise Lippe-Weissenfeld pulled steep up under the Me-110 of Rudolf Schoenert and crossed with his tail
Schoenerts propeller. The tail was cut-off, Lippe-Weissenfeld and Rennette parachuted in the lake.
 


Schoenert saved the life of his CO by making a low pass over the water and threw a lifejacket in the hands of Lippe-Weissenfels and a dingy in a following pass.


A number of things indicate crash postion was approx. 5km SSE Urk. Aircraft was recovered 1962.




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