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[[File:Captured_Ju_88A-5_on_the_ground.jpg|thumb|300px|Captured Junkers Ju 88 A-5, RAF serial HM509, of No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A">[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Captured_Ju_88A-5_on_the_ground.jpg Wikimedia]</ref>]]
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'''Werk Nr 6073''' was a [[:Category:Junkers Ju 88|Junkers Ju 88A-5]].
|image=[[File:Captured_Ju_88A-5_on_the_ground.jpg|thumb|300px]]
 
|caption=Captured Junkers Ju 88 A-5, RAF serial HM509, of No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A">[https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Captured_Ju_88A-5_on_the_ground.jpg Wikimedia]</ref>
 
|designation=Junkers Ju 88
 
|version=Ju 88A-5
 
|thisversionbuilt=
 
|totalbuilt=
 
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|originaloperator=KuFlGr.106
 
|originalid=M2+MK
 
|capturedate=26 November 1941
 
|captureplace=RAF Chivenor
 
|newoperator(s)=[[No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight]]
 
|newid(s)=HM509
 
|fate=Cannibalised for spares
 
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=History=
 
=History=
The aircraft landed in the UK, following an anti shipping patrol over the Irish Sea,<ref name="WAIF F162 S05">{{WAIF}} File 162 Sheet 5 (Junkers Ju 88: Briefing)</ref> during which the crew became disorientated. Subsequently flown to Duxford on 11 December 1941,<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A"/> escorted by a Lockheed Hudson, 6073 became part of No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight, where it received RAF insignia and serial.{{#tag:ref|During it's RAF service, HM509 was repainted in Luftwaffe markings for it's appearance in the motion picture [http://wings-on-film.wikia.com/wiki/In_Which_We_Serve In Which We Serve]<ref name="WAIF F162 S05"/>|group="N"}}
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Assigned to KuFlGr.106, 6073 was coded '''M2+MK'''. On 26 November 1941, the aircraft landed at RAF Chivenor, following an anti shipping patrol over the Irish Sea,<ref name="WAIF F162 S05">{{WAIF}} File 162 Sheet 5 (Junkers Ju 88: Briefing)</ref> during which the crew became disorientated. Subsequently flown to Duxford on 11 December 1941,<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A"/> escorted by a Lockheed Hudson, 6073 became part of [[No. 1426 (Enemy Aircraft) Flight]], where it received RAF insignia and the serial '''HM509'''.{{#tag:ref|During it's RAF service, HM509 was repainted in Luftwaffe markings for it's appearance in the motion picture [http://wings-on-film.wikia.com/wiki/In_Which_We_Serve In Which We Serve]<ref name="WAIF F162 S05"/>|group="N"}}
   
 
HM509 was damaged by a ground loop on landing on 19 May 1944 and, despite the damage being repairable, the aircraft was cannibalised for spare parts,<ref name="Wikipedia 1426 Flt">[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._1426_Flight_RAF Wikipedia]</ref> before being struck off charge on 26 July 1944.<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A"/>.
 
HM509 was damaged by a ground loop on landing on 19 May 1944 and, despite the damage being repairable, the aircraft was cannibalised for spare parts,<ref name="Wikipedia 1426 Flt">[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/No._1426_Flight_RAF Wikipedia]</ref> before being struck off charge on 26 July 1944.<ref name="Wikimedia HM509 A"/>.

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