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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196561
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111 P
Owner/operator:2./KG4 Luftwaffe
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Wieda, Niedersachsen -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 20 March 1940 a Heinkel He 111 P of 2./KG4 was destroyed in a flying accident near Wieda in southern Harz Mountains. Cause is unknown but possibly following fire in the aircraft. There were no survivor.

Crew (all killed):
Uffz Wilhelm Höcherl (pilot)
Gefr Gerhard Rausche (observer)
Gefr Dietrich Blanke (radio)
Gefr Kurt Mecke (air gunner)


Revision history:

07-Jul-2017 12:48 Laurent Rizzotti Added
08-Dec-2019 17:56 Nepa Updated [Operator, Nature, Operator]

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