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NSG 20's strength return for 6 February 1945:

Fw 190 F-8

15 (9)

The following aircraft were off-strength or unserviceable:

933223

8%, damage, not observed by enemy, workshop Germersheim.

583239

8% damage, not observed by enemy, workshop Rhein/Main.

583243

Receiving "alteration 137."

Fw 190 G-3

12 (6)

The following aircraft were off strength:

160641

12% damage, not observed by enemy, workshop Limburg.

160054

10% damage, not observed by enemy, workshop Münster.

160668

5% damage, not observed by enemy, Twente-Holland.

16044_

8%, damage (smudge) Bönninghardt.

160613

99% damage, observed by enemy.

NOTE: W.Nr. 160613 was the aircraft of Ofhr. Janz, who was lost on 1 February (see below and here).

 

Fw 190 A-8

1 (0)

Crews

40 (total), 39 (operational), 15 (ready), 1 (not operational)

On 12 February 1945, NSG 20 reported its casualties since the beginning of the year:

Uffz. Kurt Langfort, 1. Staffel, fatal crash during ferry flight, 1 January.

Fhr. Joachim Wehner, 3. Staffel, missing, 1 January.

Ofhr. Egon Badakky, 3. Staffel, hurt when making parachute descent, 10 January.

Ofhr. Erwin Janz, 1. Staffel, killed on 1 February.

Ofhr. Anton Münzer, 1. Staffel killed on 9 February.

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NSG 20's strength return for 18.00 hrs. [GMT] 15 April 1945:

Fw 190 F-8

39 (29)

Off strength:

930872

both with 35% technical damage.

173909

NOTE: Although listed as an F-8, 173909 was an A-8 Werk Nummer.

 

To strength:

440535, 440546, 580018, 580596, 583906, 586148, 587803, 931872.

NOTE: Although listed as F-8s, the first two were F-9 Werk Nummern.

 

Pilots

54 (23)

 

NSG 20's strength return for 16.00 hrs. [GMT] 26 April 1945:

Fw 190 F-8

30 (20)

Fw 190 G-3

1 (1)

To strength:

930581

Off strength:

739320

70% damaged at Airfield 1667, W/T failure.

584075

5% damaged at 1667, undercarriage jammed.

586600

70% damaged at 1667, crashed on starting.

737931

missing.

160372

85% damaged at 1667, landing wheel lost on landing.

NOTE: Allied Intelligence considered Airfield 1667 to be an error for 1666, Hagenow.

 

Pilots

65 (32)

NOTE: In both the above returns the Gruppe reported 25 pilots non-operational. This unusually high number may include the men of the fighter training unit which NSG 20 had recently absorbed.

 

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