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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 34066
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:12-MAR-1937
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111C
Owner/operator:Deutsche Lufthansa
Registration: D-ALIX
MSN: 715
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Bathurst -   Gambia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Las Palmas
Destination airport:Bathurst
Narrative:
"Rostock" crashed in dense fog. Mail mostly recovered. Pilot Viereck, radio Pickner, mechanic Rebentrost and first officer of "Ostmark" Hans Herrmann.

Sources:

Jenaer Volksblatt 13 March 1937
http://www.stampdomain.com/aero/Gambia1937.htm
http://crashmail.dk/air-crashes/1937-03-12/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
20-Aug-2014 14:44 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
20-Aug-2014 14:54 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
08-Jan-2017 21:09 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
04-Apr-2020 16:26 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Location, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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