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6./JG 52

Combat Report

Date of Report ..................................................................................................................................................................... (1.) ................................................

14/11/43

Staffel ......................................................................................................................................................................................... (2.) ................................................

6./JG 52

Pilot Name ................................................................................................................................................................................. (3.) ...............................................

Hans Birkiner II.

Status of Pilot .................................................................................................................................................................... (4.) ................................................

OK

Status of Aircraft ........................................................................................................................................................... (5.) ................................................

OK

General Report ..................................................................................................................................................................... (6.)

2 Flights out of Bagerovo
Element lead for 2nd flight
Low altitude bombing run on road and transports around Akhtanizovskaya
Lead flight jumped by La5s on egress over Kerch strait. Lost one Bf109. Bailed out and landed safely on island over strait
Engaged and shot down LA5 on wingmans tail
Formed up over south island
Nil land targets visualised at target
RTB with nil issues

Claims ............................................................................................................................................................................................ (7.)

Number of Air Claims ..................................................................................................................................................... (8.) ................................................

1

Type of Aircraft ................................................................................................................................................................ (9.) ................................................

La5

Number of Ground Claims ......................................................................................................................................... (10.) ................................................

0

Type of Ground Targets ............................................................................................................................................ (11.) ................................................

0

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Hans Birkiner II.

14/11/43

Report Approved