07.09.1942 10./JG1 Focke Wulf Fw 190A-3 Wnr.5436 Uffz. Platzer. Location: 1 km south of Nieuwkoop, Netherlands.
Mission: Interception of enemy formation.

Date: 7th September 1942

Unit: 10 Staffel./Jagdgeschwader 1

Type: Focke Wulf Fw 190A-3


Coded: 8 + (White)

Location:1 km south of Nieuwkoop, Holland.

Pilot: Unteroffizier. Ludwig Platzer. – Killed.


On the 07.09.42, II and IV Gruppen were scrambled to intercept an enemy formation of 29 bombers heading for their targets of Utrecht and
Rotterdam. Uffz Platzer is believed to have been shot down in combat with RAF fighters, he did not bale out and was killed in the crash.

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Unteroffizier. Ludwig Platzer with Fw 190 (R. Schoutissen via DARE).

Researched and compiled by Melvin Brownless with special thanks to R. Schoutissen and the DARE group, Netherlands.

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