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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 52972
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Date:26-FEB-1942
Time:19:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-4
Owner/operator:6./KG 40 Luftwaffe
Registration: 1142
MSN: F8+GP
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Veenendaal, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Soesterberg airfield
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Notlandung infolge Motorstörung. Emergency-landing due to engine trouble.
The crew was engaged in a target practice flight over the Leersumse Veld nature reserve.

The Bordmechaniker was initially buried at Amsterdam but now rests at Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg:

Flugzeugführer Oblt. E. Benscheidt 53576/1184 Luftwaffe / injured
Beobachter Lt. H. Edinger Luftwaffe
Bordfunker Uffz. H. Prond Luftwaffe
Bordmechaniker Ofw. F. Weinig Luftwaffe / grave CX-6-127

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T1425&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
25-Feb-2017 16:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
05-Nov-2019 19:30 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
08-Dec-2019 21:29 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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