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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 230406
Last updated: 21 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: 5340
MSN: U5+FT, gelbe F
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:English Channel - 50°02'30.0 -
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Schiphol airfield (NL)
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. U5+FT suffered engine trouble and fell aside, hitting U5+KT. There were no survivors, all eight are missing in action.

(FF) Oberleutnant Hermann Rueß
(B) Unteroffizier Egon Winzer
(Bf) Feldwebel Werner Haufe
(Bm) Obergefreiter Heinz Wieland

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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Nov-2019 20:56 TigerTimon Added
11-Mar-2020 21:27 DG333 Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Departure airport, Operator]

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