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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121059
Last updated: 5 July 2015
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Date:27-JAN-1954
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic YK18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Yakovlev Yak-18
Owner/operator:Kasernierte Volkspolizei (KVP) Luft
Registration: 1
C/n / msn: 6016
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Niesky -   Germany
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cottbus-Drewitz (EDCD)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Hit obstacle on ground during low level flight and crashed; instructor ULtn Iris Wittig (25) and student ULtn Rückert seriously injured; aircraft rebuilt.

Sources:
1. http://home.snafu.de/veith/verluste1.htm
2. http://home.snafu.de/veith/iris.htm#Wittig


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
11-Mar-2011 15:02 TB Added
12-Mar-2011 04:11 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
12-Mar-2011 04:21 TB Updated [Location, Departure airport]
19-Aug-2012 08:46 TB Updated [Time, Operator, Source, Narrative]
19-Aug-2012 09:06 TB Updated [Operator]
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