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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230405
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Date:12-FEB-1942
Time:13:13 CET
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-4
Owner/operator:9./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5344
MSN: U5+KT, gelbe K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel - 50°02'30.0 -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Dorniers of III./KG 2 also participated in the Donnerkeil operation on the 12th of February.
Two of them collided in mid-air over the Channel. There were no survivors, all eight are missing in action.

(FF) Unteroffizier Helmuth Meier
(B) Unteroffizier Herbert Stütelberg
(Bf) Gefreiter Karl Schnelle
(Bm) Unteroffizier August Seif

Sources:

Balke, KG2, II, s.427
Google Maps
http://submarine-at-war.ru/docs/gradnetz_eng.html

Media:


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2019 20:50 TigerTimon Added
04-Nov-2019 20:51 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
09-Dec-2019 16:20 Nepa Updated [Operator, Location, Operator]

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