Studiegroep Luchtoorlog 1939-1945

Loss Register

Loss chart: T4968
Day or Night of operation Operation Target Nickname Aircraft
1 Jan 45 Bodenplatte Eindhoven (B-78)
Factory Aircraft Mk Serial/Wnr. Code Unit Air Force TO/t Airfield
Focke-Wulf Fw 190 A-8/R2 682253 Schwarze 16 14./JG 3 Luftwaffe 0822 Gütersloh
Time Cause of the Crash Crash Location Damage Province
0920 Shot down by typhoon flown by H.P. Gibbons Eindhoven Airfield 100% Noord-Brabant
Function Mil Rank Ini Name Age Mil reg Air Force Fate Cemetery Grave Remarks
Flugzeugführer Fw. G. Leipholz 28 59739/247 Luftwaffe KIA Ysselsteyn Z-6-138 Initially buried Woensel
Wartime Records Background Info
Namentliche Verlustmeldung RL2-III-1172; CEA Report No. 264; WASt; 'Bodenplatte' p.115-117 by J. Manrho & R. Pütz

Version March, 2022