Accident Panavia Tornado IDS 45+26,
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Date:Tuesday 20 January 1998
Time:c. 21:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Panavia Tornado IDS
Owner/operator:MFG2 Marineflieger
Registration: 45+26
MSN: GS174/4226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Rottumerplaat, Groningen prv -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Vliland airfield
Destination airport:Eggebek AB
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Crashed into Wadden Sea (Waddenzea) about 15 km from Borkum; returned from practise over Dutch bombing range; aircraft and crew never found; pilot KLt Martin Minn (30, 1700 hrs) and WSO KLt Achim Schäkel (36) did not eject and were killed; one taileron blocked for unknown reasons while flying a roll.

Hamburger Abendblatt 22.1./27.1./2.2./3.2./7.2.1998

Revision history:

22-Aug-2009 11:30 Vaclav Kudela Added
31-May-2011 07:13 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2014 19:07 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]
31-Dec-2019 22:01 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Operator]
30-Jan-2020 08:49 TB Updated [Operator]
05-Feb-2020 19:19 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Departure airport, Operator]
20-Jun-2022 23:15 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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