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Mission: Not known.

Date: 13th October 1943

Unit: 2 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 5

Type: Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2


Coded: (not known).

Location: Sea of Mandal, Norway.

Pilot: Leutnant. Manfred Assmy - Killed/Missing. Born 17.08.1920 in Schwarzenberg. 


Leutnant Manfred Assmy was killed in a collision with a German Bv 138 over the Sea of Mandal off the coast of Norway. The five crewmen of the other aircraft, a long-range maritime reconnaissance plane, were also killed. 2./(F)131 Bv 138C-1 Wnr.0310162 8km W of Rjwingen. Collision with Me 109 over the Sea of Mandal. Norway. F: Oblt. Dietrich Forke + Missing. B: Lt. Horst Nickel + Missing. Bf: Uffz. Fritz Rabe + Missing. Bm: Fw. Fritz Beermann + Missing Bs: Ogefr. Peter Schneider + Missing.

Bf 109 G2 in Snow
Messerschmitt Bf 109G-2 of JG5, similar aircraft to that which Manfred piloted.

Manfred Assmy as Feldwebel with his family
Manfred Assmy with his family (via P. Gariepy)

Death notice Manfred Assmy
Family death notice for Manfred (via P. Gariepy)

Researched by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to Patrick Gariepy (U.S.A.), updated August 2013.