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Name: Karl Plauth
Iron Cross 1st class Karl Plauth
Country: Germany
Rank: Leutnant
Units: FA 204
Jasta 20, 51
Victories: 17
Born: 27 August 1896
Place of Birth: Munich
Died: 01 November 1927 Killed In Flying Accident
Place of Death:  
 
 
Plauth transferred to the German Air Force after recovering from wounds received at Verdun. Serving first with FA 204, he joined Jasta 20 on 14 June 1918, was wounded in action on 13 July 1918 and then assumed command of Jasta 51 on 29 September.
 
Victories
Date Time Unit Aircraft Opponent Location
1 09 Jul 1918 1030 Jasta 20   SPAD E of Kemmel
2 31 Jul 1918 2030 Jasta 20   Sopwith Camel SW of Roulers
3 11 Aug 1918 0850 Jasta 20   D.H.9 N of Lille
4 15 Aug 1918 1935 Jasta 20   Sopwith Camel E of Passchendaele
5 17 Aug 1918 1000 Jasta 20   S.E.5a W of Wervicq
6 24 Aug 1918 2030 Jasta 20   A.W.F.K.8 NE of Warneton
7 16 Sep 1918 0900 Jasta 20   D.H.9 Armentières
8 21 Sep 1918 1200 Jasta 20   R.E.8 Staden
9 24 Sep 1918 1040 Jasta 20   D.H.9 La Bassée-Sainghin
10 28 Sep 1918 1740 Jasta 20   D.H.9 S of Roulers
11 01 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   D.H.9  
12 02 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   R.E.8 Gheluvelt
13 08 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   Sopwith Camel  
14 09 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   Salmson 2A2 Iseghem
15 14 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   Sopwith Camel Eaghem
16 22 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   Bréguet 14 N of Dieuze
17 23 Oct 1918 Jasta 51   D.H.9 Vosselaere
 
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