Switzerland

SWITZERLAND

World War II

NAME                                  DESTROYED       DAMAGED           UNIT             COMMENTS

Streiff, Viktor                           2  [1+1]                      Fl. Kp. 21
Kössler, Edouard                          2  [0+2]                      Fl. Kp. 3
Lindecker, Werner                         2  [0+2]       1              Fl. Kp. 15
Schenk, Paul                              2  [0+2]                      Fl. Kp. 6, 4
Kolb, Fritz                               1                             Staffel II UeG
Kuhn, Hans                                1                             Fl. Kp. 15      
Schaad, Frédéric                          1                             Fl. Kp. 19
Stocker, Jean-Victor                      1                             Fl. Kp. 3
unknown                                   1                             Fliegertruppen     3.
unknown                                   1                             Fliegertruppen    10.
unknown                                   1                             Fliegertruppen    16.
Aschwanden. Erwin                         1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 15
Ahl, Albert                               1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 21
Bach                                      1  [0+1]                      Gr. Schädler
Bär                                       1  [0+1]                      Gr. Schädler
Cevey, François                           1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 3
Dättwyler                                 1  [0+1]                      Gr. Schädler
Egli, Friedrich                           1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 15
Eha                                       1  [0+1]                      Gr. Schädler
Hörnig, Walo                              1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 21
Kisling, Richard                          1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 21
Meierhofer                                1  [0+1]                      Gr. Schädler
Mühlemann, Ernst                          1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 21
Pellaud, René                             1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 3
Rickenbacher, Hans                        1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 4
Roubaty, Jean                             1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 6
Rufer, Alfred                             1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 15
Rusca, Bruno                              1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 3
Vuilleumier, Phillippe                    1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 3
Wachter, Alfred                           1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 6
unknown                                   1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 15         5.
unknown                                   1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 12         9.
unknown                                   1  [0+1]                      Fl. Kp. 12         9.
Thurnheer, Hans                                          1              Fl. Kp. 6
unknown                                                  1                                 2.
unknown                                                  1                                 2.
unknown                                                  1                                 2.
unknown                                                  1              Fliegertruppen     3.


unknown                                   1                             Flab Det 80        4.
unknown                                   1                             Flab Det 10        6.
unknown                                   1                             Flab Det 10        7.
unknown                                   1                             Flab Det 39        8.
unknown                                   1                             Flab              14.
unknown                                   1                             Flab Abt 4        17.
unknown                                   1                             Flab              18.
unknown                                   1  [0+1]                      Flab Det 34        1.
unknown                                   1  [0+1]                      Flab Det 80        5.
unknown                                                  1              Flab              11.
unknown                                                  1              Flab              12.
unknown                                                  1              Flab              13.
unknown                                                  1              Flab              15.
Comments:
  1. On 16th May 1940 two pilots (Viktor Streiff and Richard Kisling) from Fl. Kp. 21 together with Swiss AA shared destroyed He 111P-2 from 9./KG 27.
  2. On 1st June 1940 Swiss pilots of Bf 109E-3 damaged three German He 111's from KG 53. It's too hard to say to which of these pilots of Fliegertruppe - Hptm. Lindecker - Oblt. Homberger (Fl. Kp. 15), Oblt. Kuhn - Leutn. Aschwanden (Fl. Kp. 15), Oblt. Thurheer - leutn. Schenk (Fl. Kp. 6) - ascribe the victory, or a share on it.
  3. Two Messerschmitt BF 110C from II./ZG 1 were shot down and one He 111 damaged in the combat of pilots of Fliegertruppen in 4th June 1940. It's too hard to say to which of these pilots of Fliegertruppe - Leutn. Benoit, Bf 109E-3, J-316, Fl. Kp. 6; Leutn. Ewald Heiniger, Bf 109E-3, Fl. Kp. 13; Oblt. Hans Kuhn, D.3800, J-34, Fl. Kp. 15; Leutn. Erwin Aschwanden, Bf 109E-3, Fl. Kp. 15; Leutn. Friedrich Egli, Bf 109E-3, J-329, Fl. Kp. 15; Oblt. Alfred Rufer, Bf 109E-3, J-329, Fl. Kp. 15 - ascribe the victory, or a share on it.
  4. On 6th June 1940 Swiss AA (Flab Det 80) shot down German reconnaissance aircraft.
  5. On 8th June 1940 one pilot from Fl. Kp. 15 together with Swiss AA (Flab Det 80) and french Potez 63.11 shared destroyed Bf 110C-1, W.Nr.2831, from 5./ZG 1.
  6. On 12th/13th July 1943 Swiss AA (Flab Det 10) shot down RAAF Lancaster Mk.III, ED531, from 467 Squadron.
  7. On 12th/13th July 1943 Swiss AA (Flab Det 10) shot down RAF Lancaster Mk.I, ED412, from 207 Squadron.
  8. On 1th October 1943 Swiss AA (Flab Det 39) shot down USAAF B-17F-85-BO, 42-30126 (IV), from 416 BS/99 BG.
  9. On 5th February 1944 two pilots of D.3801 Fl.Kp.12 shot down German Do 217E-4 from Stab/KG 100.
  10. On 20th July 1944 Swiss pilot shot down American Consolidated B-24G-10-NT, 42-78194, ftom 450th Bombardment Group, 15th Air Force.
  11. On 20th July 1944 Swiss AA damaged American Consolidated B-24H-10-CF, 42-64470, ftom 747 BS/456 BG.
  12. On 20th July 1944 Swiss AA damaged American Consolidated B-24H-15-FO, 42-52358, ftom 756 BS/459 BG.
  13. On 20th July 1944 Swiss AA damaged American Consolidated B-24.
  14. On 30th September 1944 Swiss AA shot down RAF Mosquito FB.Mk.VI, PZ440, from 515 Sq RAF.
  15. On 12th October 1944 Swiss AA damaged American L-5, 42-99186, ftom 315 Fighter Squadron.
  16. On 15th October 1944 Swiss Morane shot down P-47. It concerned of a fighter aircraft Republic P-47D-22-RE of a serial number 42-26063, 2N-L, from 505th Fighter Group, 9th Air Force, which was piloted by 2nd Lt. Jerald Conlan. Except Swiss pilots the aircraft was attacked also by anti-aircraft artillery.
  17. On 25th December 1944 Swiss AA (Flab.Abt. 4) shot down American Consolidated B-24G-16-NT, 42-78356, ftom 450 BS/723 BG.
  18. On 4th February 1945 Swiss AA shot down Republic P-47.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3, J-399, Swiss Air Force.

Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3
Messerschmitt Bf 109E-3, J-371, Swiss Air Force.


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