website statistics
Mission: Not known.

Date: 16
th February 1943

Unit: 9 Staffel./Kampfgeschwader 51

Type: Junkers Ju 88A-4


Code: 9K + PT

Location: 20 km NE of Saporoshje, Ukraine.


Pilot: Leutnant. Niklaus Dold - Killed. Born 25.12.1921 In Konstanz.

Observer: Feldwebel. August Truczinski - Killed. Born 30.03.1915 in Dortmund.

Radio/Op: Unteroffizier. Heinrich Hummel - Killed. Born 18.01.1918 in Russelsheim.

Gunner: Unteroffizier. Max Diessl - Killed. Details not known.


This aircraft was involved in a mid-air collision with Junkers Ju 88A-4 Wnr.(88)1398.

(1) Lt.Niklaus Dold, Lt.Richard Pahl (KIA 19.4.1944 England) and Oblt.Johannes Richter (MIA Russia 17.09.1942).
L to R: Lt. Niklaus Dold, Lt.Richard Pahl (KIA 19.4.1944 England) and Oblt. Johannes Richter (MIA Russia 17.09.1942) via Millert.

(2) Wedding of Heinrich
Heinrich Hummel on his wedding day (Matthe)

(3) Heinrich wedding photo

(4) H Hummel
Heinrich Hummel with respective parents (Matthe)

(5) Heinrich Hummelcc(6) Heinrich death notice
Heinrich Hummel (Matthe)
ccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccccc Heinrich’s death notice (Matthe)ccccc

Burial detail:The planned transfer to the collective cemetery in Kharkov was not possible. Their names, with the exception of Max Diessl are listed in the memorial book of the cemetery.

Compiled by Melvin Brownless (A R Society) with special thanks to Mike Matthe, Rene Millert & Matti Salonen. Updated March 2015.

The British Library is preserving this site for the future in the UK Web Archive at All Aircrew Remembered on our Remembrance pages, are therefor not just remembered here, but also subsequently remembered and recorded as part of our nation’s history
and heritage at The British Library.