Commisioned illustration for Battle of Britain Combat Archive Vol. 8 by Simon W. Parry.
Two BF109's of JG 54 collide south of London on August 30th 1940.
Stab II/JG54 Me109E-4 Wn.1643 White 5+ Collided with Oblt Hans Rath. Crashed at Layhams Farm, Addington,
Surrey. Ff: Lt Rudolf Ziegler baled out and landed near Holland Post Office, Oxted, Surrey - PoW.
4/JG54 Me109E-4 Wn.6072 White 6+ On a free-lance patrol pilot was just getting into a position to attack a
Hurricane, when his aircraft was rammed by Lt Rudolf Ziegler’s aircraft which cut off the tail and he baled out at nearly 20,000
ft. Ff: Oblt Hans Rath – PoW. Aircraft crashed at Fickleshole Farm, Chelsham, Surrey.
BF109 Model by Wojciech Niewęgłowski. Textures, scene & illustration by Piotr Forkasiewicz.