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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 195933
Last updated: 20 November 2021
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Date:12-MAR-1940
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111 H-2
Owner/operator:1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.121 Luftwaffe
Registration: 7A+CH
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lämershagen, Nordrhein-Westfalen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 12 March 1940 the He 111 H-2 7A+CH of 1.(F)/121 took off for a reconnaissance sortie but did not climb to a safe altitude and flew into a mountain at Lämershagen, near Bielefeld, killing the four crew:
Oblt Friedrich Kohnke
Friedrich Großmann
Uffz Georg Kahlert
Flg Herbert Melzer

Sources:

http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=23063
http://www.volksbund.de/graebersuche.html
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/L%C3%A4mershagen-Gr%C3%A4finghagen
http://www.maplandia.com/germany/nordrhein-westfalen/detmold/bielefeld/lamershagen/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
05-Jun-2017 09:48 Laurent Rizzotti Added
23-Dec-2019 09:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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