Incident Messerschmitt Bf 108M Taifun NF+AW,
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 89207
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Date:Wednesday 10 January 1940
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME08 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Messerschmitt Bf 108M Taifun
Registration: NF+AW
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Vucht, Limburg -   Belgium
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Münster -Loddenheide
Destination airport:Köln
Aircraft forced to land because of foggy conditions. Shortly after the pilot and the passenger were arrested by the Belgian Gendarmerie, top secret documents were found: the plans for the invasion of the Low Countries. The passenger named Major Reinberger tried several times to destroy the documents, but never succeeded. Pilot Major Hoenemanns.



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Revision history:

19-Jan-2011 13:21 ThW Added
16-Feb-2011 14:58 ThW Updated [Aircraft type, Departure airport, Source]
02-Oct-2013 17:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
02-Oct-2013 17:45 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
13-Nov-2015 11:01 TB Updated [Operator]
13-Nov-2022 20:09 Ron Averes Updated [Location]

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