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Mission: Enemy interception flight.

Date: 29th March 1944

Unit: 4 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 1

Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190A-7


Coded: (White) 9 +

Location: 1 km N of Badersleben. Germany.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Hans Niesgen - Killed.


This aircraft was shot down in combat with P-51 Mustangs of the 4th Fighter Group.Hans being one of the 10 JG1 Focke Wulf Fw 190's lost. Other pilots from the unit included the following: Hptm. Günther Wrobel + Uffz. Harry Kubon + Uffz. Rudolf Martin + Fw. Werner Wiegand + Uffz. Hans Eisenberger + Uffz. Alfred Hoyer + Oblt. Eberhard Burath, Flg. Georg Blech, FjFw. Max Sauer +

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Field grave of Uffz. Hans Niesgen pictured 2011 (Günter Hartwich)

Hans Niesgen born 30.07.1919 - KIA 29.03.1944 (Günter Hartwich)

Researched by Melvin Brownless January 2012, with thanks to Matti Salonen (Finland) and Günter Hartwich (Germany) for all their help in compiling this page, updated August 2013.