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Last updated: 20 November 2018
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Date:Wednesday 16 September 1959
Time:c.14:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic NORA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Nord 2501D Noratlas
Operator:Luftwaffe
Registration: GC+106
C/n / msn: D062
First flight:
Engines: 2 Bristol Hercules 739
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Oederquart (   Germany)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Finkenwerder Airport (XFW/EDHI), Germany
Destination airport:Finkenwerder Airport (XFW/EDHI), Germany
Narrative:
Crashed and burned on factory test flight.
Johannes Nagel (41, pilot), Horst Weihrauch (24, co-pilot), Ulrich Doletzki (42, mechanic) and Werner Stegen (32, radio operator) killed.

Sources:
» Hamburger Abendblatt 17.9.59


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