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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 246547
Last updated: 27 November 2021
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Date:07-DEC-1939
Time:11:15 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111H
Owner/operator:8./KG 53 Luftwaffe
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Giebelstadt airfield, Bayern -   Germany
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Giebelstadt airfield
Destination airport:Heimatflug (non-operational sortie)
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed on takeoff due to 'überziehen', or a too steep of a pull up manoeuvre. It crashed and burned out.

Sources:

GQM (#1-1); Cornwell, BoF, page 124; L. Vervoort
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Germany%20[1937%20Borders].pdf


Revision history:

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08-Jan-2021 09:40 TigerTimon Added

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