Operation: Croydon Aerodrome, London, England
Date: 15th August 1940 (Thursday)
Time: 19:10 hrs
Unit: 1 Staffel/Erprobungs Gruppe 210
Type: Messerschmitt Bf 110C-6
Code: S9 + TH
Location: Broadbridge Farm, Smallfield, Horley, Surrey.
Pilot: Leutnant Erich Beudel Killed.
Radio/Op: Obergefreiter Otto Jordan Killed
This aircraft was shot down by Fl/Lt. Stanley Dudley Pierce Connors Connors and Sgt. Thomas Young Wallace of No.111 Squadron following the attack on Croydon aerodrome. Crashed at Broadbridge Farm with the crew still on board.
The wreckage of the S9 + TH at Broadbridge Farm had many .303 strikes
Erich Beudel. Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery. Lt Beudel Block 1 Grave 239. Son of Moriz and Valerie Beudel (née Teschner)
Ogfr Jordan. Cannock Chase German Military Cemetery. Lt Beudel Block 1 Grave 240.
Grave photo courtesy Forscher, Kracker Luftwaffe Archives.