Datenbank der deutschen Luftwaffe


Suche nach Geb.Datum - Eingabe: MM/TT/JJJJ

 Alles  Suchen  Auswahl  Detail 

Name, Vorname:Burkert, Erich
Geb. Datum:8/30/1909
Geb. Ort:Bismarkhutte, Oberfranken, Germany
Einheit:Jagerschule (J.Fl.Sch.or JFS) 5, JG-54, 7/JG-26 (6/19/42), 9/JG-26
Flugzeug Typ:Fw 190A-3 in 7 Staffel (Gatschina, Russia), Bf 109G-6 Werk # 410675 "Blue 6" (lost 1/44)
Auszeichnungen:EK 1(9/11/43) & 2(3/25/42), Fighter Operational Clasp in Silver(4/5/43)
Informationen:71 combat missions. Served in Russia 6/43 where he is thought to have six additional victories. His 1st"4 mot" victory, a B-17 42-30274 of 95BG, 335BS at Kasterlee, near Eindhoven, Holland on 17 August, 1943, in 7 Staffel. Note: Co DeSwart puts the location at Mol-Dessel Belgium. His 2nd "4 mot" victory, while in 9 Staffel, a B-17F # 42-3439 of 96BG, 413BS on 20 October, 1943, 3 km southest of Utrecht. It was flown by 2/Lt Charles F. Geyer and crashed in the village of De Bilt. Navigator 2/Lt Wm.J.Doherty and TG S/Sgt Frank Killarney evaded capture, after bailing from their crippled AC, with the help of Dutchman Richard van Nunen, at the risk of his own life, by German soldiers already out looking for the two Americans. In 9 Staffel, he was KIA 21 January, 1944 near Chivres-en-Lannois France, NE of Laon, in his G-6 in aerial combat with a P-47 of the 353rd FG, flown by Ace, Walter C. Beckham. Letter and photo from Co DeSwart on file re: Burkert. Buried in Lille-Harboudin, S. Fr., Rw 17, Gr 716.



powered in 0.01s by
Erstellen Sie Ihre eigene Web-Datenbank - kostenlos!