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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52888
Last updated: 15 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-4
Owner/operator:8./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5445
MSN: U5+KS, rote K
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Erches, Somme département -   France
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Saint-André-de-l’Eure airfield
Destination airport:Amsterdam-Schiphol airfield, the Netherlands
Überführungsflug - ferry flight.
The crew was initially buried at Amsterdam; after the war, re-interred in Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg:

Flugzeugführer / Ofw. O. Zöke 69646/27 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-166
Beobachter / Hptm. H. Piper 69646/103 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-167 / Staffelkapitän 8./KG 2
Bordmechaniker / Fw. H. Hofman 69646/71 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-163
Bordmechaniker / Fw. E. Popken 69646/66 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-164
- / Fw. G. Hahn 69646/38 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-165 / Oberwerkmeister
- / Ogfr. O. Postulka 67646/119 Luftwaffe / grave CX-7-162 / 1. Wart

GQM (#6); Balke, KG2, II, page 432
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Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
20-Jan-2018 10:46 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Jan-2018 10:47 TigerTimon Updated [Registration, Source]
29-Jan-2018 17:55 TigerTimon Updated [Location]
09-Dec-2019 16:17 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Apr-2020 14:31 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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