Focke-Wolf FW 190A-8 “White 11”, captured by the Americans

Focke-Wolf FW 190A-8


German fighter Focke-Wulf FW 190A-8 “White eleventh”, captured by the Americans.

The aircraft from Group II of the 4th Fighter Squadron, led by the Luftwaffe pilot Walter Wagner, on January 1, 1945, took part in a raid on the American airfield Sint-Truidense in Belgium. Anti-aircraft fire damaged the engine of the aircraft, and the pilot had to make an emergency landing at the American airfield.

Later the aircraft was repaired and repainted in a bright red-orange color and American identification marks.

 

 

Location: Sint-Truidense, Belgium
Date: January 1945

In : 1945

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