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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193182
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:31-JAN-1940
Time:20:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111P-2
Owner/operator:5./KG4 Luftwaffe
Registration: 5J+HN
MSN: 1552
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Diepholz -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 31 January 1940 the He 111 P-2 WNr 1552 5J+HN of 5./KG 4 crashed and burned out near Diepholz at 2015 hrs, six minutes after take-off, for an unknown reason.

Crew (all killed):
Oblt Johann Müller (pilot)
Oblt Max Graf Draganski (observer)
Fw Friedrich Züfle (radio)
Uffz Fritz Steinecke (flight engineer)

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=28625
http://www.maplandia.com/germany/niedersachsen/hannover/diepholz/diepholz/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
31-Jan-2017 08:37 Laurent Rizzotti Added
25-Apr-2018 12:51 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Other fatalities]
08-Dec-2019 18:25 Nepa Updated [Cn, Operator, Operator]
17-Apr-2020 16:07 TB Updated [Location, Source]

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