Incident Heinkel He-59B-2B Unknown,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269914
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Date:Friday 28 January 1938
Type:Heinkel He-59B-2B
Owner/operator:Legión Condor - Aviación Nacional
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:At sea off Menorca -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Heinkel 59 "Zapatones" of AS/88 performing a recce mission over Menorca Island was hit by AA fire from the Mahón Port, resulting with the right float ripped out and also the starboard engine disabled. The pilot had to ditch and the aircraft was destroyed. All the crew was rescued by several other Seaplanes and the rescue boat "Pollensa"


"Entre el añíl y el cobalto. Los Hidroaviones en la Guerra de España"
1987 Emilio Herrera Alonso - IHCA Pg 97

Revision history:

25-Nov-2021 20:02 volman Added
27-Nov-2021 15:21 volman Updated [Operator]

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