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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 244879
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:26-APR-1940
Time:c.
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111
Owner/operator:LG 1 Luftwaffe
Registration: ????
MSN: -
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Norwegian west coast, -   Norway
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The Aircraft was shot down by 803 Sqn FAA Royal Navy Blackburn Skua's from HMS Glorious while carrying out a combat patrol over the Andalsnes area of Norway on the 26th April 1940. The Heinkel crashed into the sea and sank.

Sources:

https://dingeraviation.net/skuaroc/norway.htm
http://www.airwar.ru/history/av2ww/allies/skua/skua.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lehrgeschwader_1


Images:

Photo of ???? courtesy AirHistory.net


Melbourne - Essendon (YMEN / MEB)
28 February 1939; (c) Ben Dannecker (via David Carter)

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
13-Nov-2020 18:24 Peter Clarke Added
31-Jan-2021 16:59 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Operator]

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