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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 196627
Last updated: 15 November 2021
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Date:21-MAR-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:1.(F)/Aufkl.Gr.122 Luftwaffe
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Handewitt, Schleswig-Holstein -   Germany
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On 21 March 1940 a He 111H-3 of 1.(F)/122 ran out of fuel while returning from a sortie to spot convoys in the Shetlands - Orkneys area for KG 26. It force landed at Handewitt, a place just west of Flensburg and close to Flensburg-Schäferhaus airfield, but was totally destroyed (at 100% according to German loss list). Oblt Hans-Gustav Blievernicht and 2 other crew were killed and 1 injured.

Crew:
Oblt Hans Gustav Blievernicht KIFA
Lt Willi Kleuters KIFA
Hermann Kriebel KIFA
Adolf Vogel WIFA

Sources:

http://www.luftwaffedata.co.uk/wiki/index.php?title=Aufkl._Gr._122_Mar_1940
http://www.denkmalprojekt.org/2012/hamburg-ohlsdorf_ehrenfriedhof-wk2_a-c_hh.html
http://forum.12oclockhigh.net/showthread.php?t=48608
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Handewitt
http://www.maplandia.com/germany/schleswig-holstein/schleswig-holstein/schleswig-flensburg/handewitt/_/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jul-2017 13:18 Laurent Rizzotti Added
22-Dec-2019 22:52 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

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