Accident Henschel Hs 126B-1 3027, 19 Apr 1940
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Type:Henschel Hs 126B-1
Owner/operator:2.(H)/13 Luftwaffe
Registration: 3027
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Dessenheim, Haut-Rhin -   France
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The Henschel Hs126B-1 4E+BK (WNr 3027) of 2.(H)/13 was intercepted during an observation mission south of Neuf-Breisach by five Morane 406 of GC II/7. The five French pilots (Capt Henri Hugo, Adjudant-chef Denis Ponteins, Sgt-chef Robert de Fraville, Sgt Amédée Passemard and Sgt Georges Catois) shot it down in Bakgau area and it was awarded to all five as a shared victory. The aircraft crashed near Dessenheim, France, at 1037 hrs, killing both crew, Lt Wilhelm Hellmann (observer) and Gefr Hermann Meissner (pilot).

Batailles aériennes n° 3 (French magazine), 1997-1998

Revision history:

05-Oct-2011 06:13 ThW Added
10-Jul-2015 18:51 Digger Updated [Operator]
29-Sep-2015 20:08 sandman56 Updated [Operator]
10-Dec-2019 19:27 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
21-Apr-2020 06:43 Laurent Rizzotti Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Source, Narrative]
23-Apr-2020 21:30 Reno Raines Updated [Operator, Operator]

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