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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 137748
Last updated: 17 November 2020
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Date:15-JAN-1953
Time:15:43 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic ME08 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Messerschmitt Bf-108B-1 Taifun
Owner/operator:Swiss Air Force
Registration: A-217
C/n / msn: 1691
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Kienholz-Brienz, BE -   Switzerland
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:LSMM
Destination airport:LSMD
Narrative:
Lost engine 4minutes after take off in a flight from Meiringen - LSMM to Dübendorf - LSMD. Pilot decided to make an emergency landing, but touched a wooden pylon and the Taifun flipped over killing the pilot who was sole onboard. The Bf-108 was ex L5+AB from the Luftwaffe.

Sources:

http://178.83.198.61/wings/04-SAF/000-SAF-Basis-e.htm
https://www.tapatalk.com/groups/AERONET/message/1263994996/Messerschmitt+BF-108.+Taifun+en+Espa%F1a+y+otros+paises+%28Parte+3%29


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Jul-2011 13:47 Alpine Flight Added
30-Aug-2011 06:11 Alpine Flight Updated [Cn, Source]
30-Aug-2011 06:12 Alpine Flight Updated [Aircraft type]

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