6./JG 52

Combat Report

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

04/18/1943

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

6./JG 52

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

Burger Jr. Jr.

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

OK

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

OK

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

Took off from Anapa with a 2 flight squadron, designated Red section (4 planes) and Blue section (3 planes)

Patrolled to the bay south of Krymskaya, encountered a flight of 5 Laggs and engaged. Lost 1 pilot to engine failure during combat and belly landed. managed to take down 4 of the enemy before regrouping and heading back to base.

yellow 7 had a landing accident. Pilot dead, plane lost.

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

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

1

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

1x LaGG3

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

0

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

0

m.  d . W . d . G . b .

Burger Jr. Jr.

04/18/1943

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Bruno Stachel