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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52897
Last updated: 11 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:3./KG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5373
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:North Sea 30 km east of Lowestoft, Suffolk, England -   United Kingdom
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:Gilze-Rijen airfield, the Netherlands
Destination airport:
Feindflug - operational sortie.
The aircraft was damaged by a Supermarine Spitfire aircraft of 412 Squadron RCAF and crashed.
Three of the crew rest at Ysselsteyn in Limburg, the Netherlands:

Flugzeugführer / Ofw. K. Fischer Luftwaffe / missing in action
Beobachter / Hptm. H. Schmidt-Hederich Luftwaffe / grave AR-6-135
Bordfunker / Uffz. H. Hartmann 58207/84 Luftwaffe / grave CL-1-24
Bordmechaniker / Ofw. G. Höhenrieder Luftwaffe / grave AR-6-138

GQM (#6); Balke, KG2, II, page 431

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
15-May-2017 15:38 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Dec-2019 16:15 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
20-Apr-2020 11:41 TigerTimon Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
29-Dec-2020 11:46 gerard57 Updated [Cn, Other fatalities, Source]

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