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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53055
Last updated: 11 October 2021
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Time:19:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217 E-2
Owner/operator:Stab II./KG 40 Luftwaffe
Registration: 0110
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:5 km east of Hilversum airfield, province of Utrecht -   Netherlands
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:Soesterberg airfield
Destination airport:
The aircraft was totally wrecked (100%) while engaged in a Feindflug (operational sortie). The crew was initially buried at Amsterdam, but was reinterred at Ysselsteyn in Limburg after the war:

Flugzeugführer / Lt. H. Gies 53577/111 Luftwaffe / grave CW-7-153 / 25 years old
Bombenschütze / Ogfr. G. Wiethoff 42/758 Luftwaffe / grave CW-7-152 / 21 years old
Bordfunker / Uffz. W. Dorn 41/809 Luftwaffe / grave CW-6-150 / 23 years old
Bordmechaniker / Gfr. J. Balss 53578/790 Luftwaffe / grave CW-7-151 / 19 years old (family of Michael Balss, author of several books on the Luftwaffe)

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Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e.V.

Revision history:

17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
13-Apr-2020 06:23 TigerTimon Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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