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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 53946
Last updated: 28 November 2021
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Date:21-MAY-1940
Time:17:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic H111 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Heinkel He 111 H-3
Owner/operator:1./LG 1 Luftwaffe
Registration:
MSN: L1 + BH
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Groede - Nieuwvliet, Zeeland -   Netherlands
Phase: Combat
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Düsseldorf airfield (G)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot performed an emergency-landing with both engines out of action due to enemy fire.

Flugzeugführer / Ofw. H. Kassing Luftwaffe / prisoner of war, to UK
Beobachter / Ogfr. K. Schneider 51916/45 Luftwaffe / Ysselsteyn cemetery in Limburg; grave BB-7-164 / succumbed to his injuries on the 22nd of May, buried Breskens and Vlissingen
Bordfunker / Ogfr. G. Filla Luftwaffe / prisoner of war, to UK
Bordschütze / Gfr. W. Knappe Luftwaffe / prisoner of war, to UK

Sources:

https://verliesregister.studiegroepluchtoorlog.nl/rs.php?aircraft=&sglo=T0707&date=&location=&pn=&unit=&name=&cemetry=&airforce=&target=&area=&airfield=
Wings of Victory database
http://ww2.dk/air/lehr/lg1.htm


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
17-Dec-2008 11:45 ASN archive Added
26-Mar-2020 19:41 TigerTimon Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2020 19:42 TigerTimon Updated [Phase]
27-Mar-2020 08:27 DB Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]

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