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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193901
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:20-FEB-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111 H-3
Owner/operator:Stab./KG 26 Luftwaffe
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Weimar-Nohra airfield, Thüringen -   Germany
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Weimar-Nohra (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 20 February 1940 an He 111 H-3 of Stabsst./KG 26 crashed and burned on Weimar-Nohra airfield just after taking off, probably due to the pilot being blinded by sun. The aircraft was totally destroyed (100% damage), two crew were killed and one wounded.

Crew (known names):
Uffz Kurt Heine KIFA
Uffz Karl Klein KIFA
Fw Alfred Füllgrabe WIFA

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=30657
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nohra_(bei_Weimar)
http://www.maplandia.com/germany/thuringen/thuringen/weimarer-land/nohra/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Mar-2017 18:00 Laurent Rizzotti Added
15-Jul-2019 18:08 TigerTimon Updated [Aircraft type, Operator, Location, Departure airport]
09-Dec-2019 11:22 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]
15-Jan-2020 11:08 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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