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Mission: Interception of enemy aircraft.

Date: 10th July 1944

Unit: I Gruppe./Jagdgeschwader 104

Type: Messerschmitt Bf 109G-6


Coded: Not known.

Location: Flugplatz Fürth, Germany.

Pilot: Fähnrich. Willi Söhnge - Killed.


This aircraft crashed killing the young pilot as he landed at Fürth airfield. We do not know if this pilot was returning with a damaged aircraft after being involved in combat with enemy aircraft.

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Willi Söhnge, aged 19
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Burial detail:

VDK, Kriegsgräberstätte in Siegen-Hermelsbach, Row 3, Grave 1.

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless, August 2013