Accident Heinkel He-60 Unknown,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 269992
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Date:Friday 5 February 1937
Type:Heinkel He-60
Owner/operator:Legión Condor - Aviación Nacional
Registration: Unknown
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:At sea off Málaga -   Spain
Phase: Combat
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Heinkel 60 was shot down during an antisubmarine operation for the cruiser "Canarias". The aircraft was part of a patrol of two He-60, when they where spotted and hit by republican fighters. The aircraft crashed at sea and was destroyed. The pilot Ltn.Diether Leicht was killed, the observer survived, and was rescued by the cruiser


"Entre el añíl y el cobalto. Los Hidroaviones en la Guerra de España"
1987 Emilio Herrera Alonso - IHCA Pg 109

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27-Nov-2021 19:32 volman Added

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