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Name: Richard Plange
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: Jasta 2, 36
Victories: 7
Born: 24 December 1892
Place of Birth: Ellingson
Died: 19 May 1918 Killed In Action
Place of Death: Near Zillebeke
 
 
Plange was wounded in action on 21 September 1917. After Heinrich Bongartz was wounded on 29 April 1918, Plange assumed temporary command of Jasta 36 on 16 May. He was killed in action three days later when his Fokker DR.I (546/17) was shot down by an Armstrong Whitworth F.K.8 near Zillebeke.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 06 Nov 1917 0845 Jasta 2   S.E.5a SW of Passchendaele
2 22 Jan 1918 1140 Jasta 2   Sopwith Camel Langemarck
3 26 Feb 1918 1110 Jasta 2   SPAD Warneton
4 26 Mar 1918 1715 Jasta 2   Sopwith Dolphin Grevillerswald
5 27 Mar 1918 Jasta 2   R.E.8 SW of Albert
6 27 Mar 1918 Jasta 2   S.E.5a SW of Albert
7 29 Apr 1918 2015 Jasta 2   SPAD Westoutre
 
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