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Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:12-FEB-1942
Time:07:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-4
Owner/operator:7./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5334
MSN: U5+IR, weisse I
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Southwood Farm, Exeter, Devon, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Feindflug - operational sortie. On this morning, the Luftwaffe raided RAF Exeter airfield.
The aircraft was hit by AAA and crashed.

The four crew members did not survive:

(FF) Unteroffizier Rolf Güldenpfennig
(B) Unteroffizier Gustav Sommer
(Bf) Feldwebel Hermann Drame
(Bm) Gefreiter Rudolf Baron

Sources:

GQM (#5); Blitz T&N, s.97; Balke, KG2, II, s.427

http://www.lexikon-der-wehrmacht.de/Gliederungen/Kampfgeschwader/KG2.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2019 20:26 TigerTimon Added
04-Nov-2019 20:26 TigerTimon Updated [Departure airport]
09-Dec-2019 16:19 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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