Ernst Beutelspacher was born at Auerbach on July 21st, 1920.
He was placed with II. Schulgruppe, Lehrgeschwader 2 in May 1941. The unit was transferred to Schlachtgeschwader 1 as its II.Gruppe in 1942. In 1943 Beutelspacher was appointed as Staffelführer to be transferred with his II.Gruppe to Schlachtgeschwader 2 in October, where he was appointed command of 6.Staffel.
On July 22nd, Ernst Beutelspacher was shot down by an American fighter in his Focke-Wulff 190 at 1 kilometer of Focsari, Rumania over the Siret river. Beutelspacher lost his life in this.
Ernst Beutelspacher shot a total of 5 enemy planes down in over 600 operational sorties.
1st March 1941: Fähnrich;
21st December 1942: Leutnant;
May 1941: II.(S.) / Lehrgeschwader 2;
1942: II. / Schlachtgeschwader 1;
1943: Staffelkapitän II. / Schlachtgeschwader 1;
October 1943: Staffelkapitän 6. / II. / Schlachtgeschwader 2.
6. / Schlachtgeschwader 2 (Eastern Front):
5th August 1943: Lavochkin LaGG-5;
9th August 1943: Lavochkin LaGG-3;
30th November 1943: Lavochkin LaGG-3;
11th March 1944: Yakovlev Yak-9;
23rd June 1944: Boeing B-17, 20km south of Bucharest.
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