Memorial to the Flugtag '88 airshow catastrophe at the airbase in Ramstein, Germany

Pictures and text by Peter Brestak

The memorial is located on Ramstein AB, Germany. It was built sometime after the tragedy in 1988 although no specific date could be found. It commemorates the Flugtag '88 air show disaster at Ramstein AB, Germany on 28 Aug 1988. Another memorial accessable to the general public listing the names of those killed is located just outside the base. See here.

These photos were taken on 28 September, 2008.

Panoramic picture of the fist memorial at Ramstein AB, Germany. The memorial is located on base behind the North Side Chapel.
The first memorial as seen from the sidewalk next to the chapel.
The metal plate attached to the memorial rock that has both English and German inscriptions commemorating the air show disaster.


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