Jagdgruppe 200's known losses

This table is based on a list of losses supplied by J. Richard Smith, supplemented with information from Ultra decrypts (e.g. operations reports and strength returns), Allied wreck reports, monitoring of radio traffic and Allied units' reports of encounters with Jagdgruppe 200.

15 June 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Uffz. Heinz Heide

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

15567

y. 10

shot down east of Berre

Uffz. Adolf Weigner

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

412133

y. 9

shot down, Étang de Berre

Fhj.Ofw. Georg Ludwig

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

441558

w.7

shot down, Avignon

25 June 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Ogefr. Georg Klauka

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

441303

w. 13

shot down Aix-Les Milles

Fw. Karl Bernhardt

WIA

Bf 109 G-6/U4

440267

w. 15

forced landing south of Aix

5 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Fw. Rainer Müller-Haagen

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

412629

y. 9

shot down into sea

12 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

unknown

WIA

Bf 109

forced landing

unknown

WIA

Bf 109

forced landing

unknown

Bf 109

forced landing

unknown

Bf 109

forced landing

 

Note:

of the above aircraft, 1 was burnt out and 3 damaged under 60% — one of these was reported off strength on 16 July.

14 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Uffz. Ernst Mruck

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

w. 8

shot down

Uffz. Walter Cöster

MIA

Bf 109 G-6

412421

y. 12

shot down, returned to duty

Uffz. Horst Droese

WIA

Bf 109 G-6

162320

r. 7

shot down in flames

unknown

WIA

Bf 109 G-6

18449

r. 10

shot down, 80% damage

unknown

WIA

Bf 109

shot down, a/c total loss

unknown

WIA

Bf 109

shot down, a/c total loss

17 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Oblt. Krößmann

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

163904

2. Staffel, shot down

24 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

unknown

safe

Bf 109 G-6

163227

1. Staffel, shot down

unknown

safe

Bf 109 G-6/U4

441321

w.4

3. Staffel, forced landing

Bf 109 G-6

163244

2. Staffel, bomb damage

Bf 109 G-6

163221

2. Staffel, bomb damage

30 July 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Lt. Arndt-Richard Hupfeld

WIFA

Bf 109 G-6

163231

y. 1

crashed on approach

unknown

Bf 109 G-6/U4

441665

damaged on take-off

2 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

unknown

?

Bf 109 G-6

163687

shot down, a/c total loss

unknown

?

Bf 109 G-6

441734

shot down, a/c total loss

 

Note:

one of the above a/c was "white 2" of Ogefr. Ludwig Kumpf of 1. Staffel, KIA; the other was flown by Uffz. Kniestedt, bailed out/WIA.

 

unknown

Bf 109 G-6

163349

a/c 15% damaged

6 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Bf 109

damaged by strafing, Aix

Bf 109

on fire after strafing
(may be above a/c)

Bf 109

forced landing at base

7 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Hptm. Georg Seckel

WIA

Bf 109 G-6

bailed out

Uffz. Walter Cöster

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

r. 9

shot down

 

Note:

the code "red 9" comes from a statement made by Uffz. Lang (see 16 August, below) while a prisoner of war.

8 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

unknown

WIA

Bf 109 G-6

163835

shot down, belly landing

unknown

WIA

Bf 109 G-6

440559

bailed out, slight injury

12 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Uffz. Kurt Kubeit

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

166257

y. 2

shot down by Spitfires

Uffz. Martin Hermanitz

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

165609

y. 5

shot down by P-47s

Fhr. Johannes Brandau

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

441525

w. 14

shot down by P-47s

15 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Uffz. Hans Ludwig

KIA

Bf 109 G-6

y. 1

shot down by P-38s?

unknown

safe

Bf 109 G-6

shot down by P-38s

Uffz. Walter Lang

safe

Bf 109 G-6

w. 16

damaged by AA fire

 

Note:

Werk Nummern 162020, 163709 and 163562 were reported off-strength at 22.00 hrs. (local) on 16 August. The typical reporting format suggests that these would be the aircraft lost and damaged on the 15th.

16 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Uffz. Walter Lang

POW

Bf 109 G-6

w. 1

shot down, belly landing

unknown

Bf 109

shot up at Pierrelatte a/f

18 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

Fhj.Uffz. Alfred Kocken

KIA

Bf 109

y. 3

?

 

Note:

Ultra intelligence reports one Bf 109 battle loss on the ground (100% damaged on take-off).

19 August 1944

 

 

 

 

 

unknown

MIA

Bf 109

anti-partisan op. to Vallon; shot down by P-47?

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