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Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:16-JUL-1941
Time:10:37 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-1
Owner/operator:4./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 1022
MSN: U5+EM, weisse E
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Location:English Channel south of the Isle of Portland (England) -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:╔vreux-Fauville airfield, France
Destination airport:Feindflug - operational sortie - Gloucester, England
Narrative:
The aircraft was shot up by fighter pilot Masters of 234 Squadron RAF based at RAF Warmwell, who was flying a Spitfire Mk IIa. All four crew are missing in action:

(FF) Leutnant Wieners, Anton
(B) Uffz. Welker, Hansgeorg
(Bf) Ofw. Kl÷den, Helmut
(Bm) Uffz. Klose, Gottfried

Sources:

GQM (#3-5); Blitz T&N, page 55; Balke, KG2, II, page 422
Google Maps
http://www.historyofwar.org/air/units/RAF/234_wwII.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Jul-2021 17:32 TigerTimon Added
14-Jul-2021 17:33 TigerTimon Updated [Damage]
14-Jul-2021 17:33 TigerTimon Updated [Source]

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