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[[File:D4545_17_G97.jpg|thumb|300px|Captured Albatros D4545/17 in RFC markings.]]
 
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'''D4545/17''' was an [[:Category:Albatross DV|Albatross DV]].
 
 
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=History=
 
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This Albatros was brought down near Bethure on 5 December 1917<ref name="BMAS P71">{{British Military Aircraft Serials}} Page 71</ref> as a consequence of AA fire (which must have been relatively light as there is little damage evident). The pilot was Vzfw. Max Wackwitz of Jasta 24. The aircraft was then given an RFC capture number - '''G97.'''<ref>http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/394/language/en-CA/WTF.aspx</ref>
 
This Albatros was brought down near Bethure on 5 December 1917<ref name="BMAS P71">{{British Military Aircraft Serials}} Page 71</ref> as a consequence of AA fire (which must have been relatively light as there is little damage evident). The pilot was Vzfw. Max Wackwitz of Jasta 24. The aircraft was then given an RFC capture number - '''G97.'''<ref>http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/394/language/en-CA/WTF.aspx</ref>

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History[]

This Albatros was brought down near Bethure on 5 December 1917[1] as a consequence of AA fire (which must have been relatively light as there is little damage evident). The pilot was Vzfw. Max Wackwitz of Jasta 24. The aircraft was then given an RFC capture number - G97.[2]

References[]

  1. Robertson, Bruce. British Military Aircraft Serials 1912-1966. Ian Allen Ltd. 1967 Page 71
  2. http://www.vintagewings.ca/VintageNews/Stories/tabid/116/articleType/ArticleView/articleId/394/language/en-CA/WTF.aspx