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Yellow 5 (Me 262A-1a (Wk-Nr 500443) 3./JG 7, Saaz, May 1945 flown by Ufz. Anton Schoppler)


Color Plate Source: German Jet Aces of World War 2

On the evening of May the 8th, 1945 Schoppler flew this aircraft to Fassberg from his base in Saaz and surrendered to British forces. The aircraft was later exhibited at Farnborough. "Yellow 5" has heavily mottled upper surfaces in what appears to be a 81/82/76 combination.
 

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