Accident Klemm Kl 35 1722,
ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 192663
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:Saturday 8 January 1944
Type:Klemm Kl 35
Owner/operator:FFS "A" 10 Luftwaffe
Registration: 1722
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ørslev, Vordingborg -   Denmark
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
On 8 January 1944 the Kl 35 WNr 1722 of Flugzeugführerdoppelschule A 10 took off from the Danish aifield of Avnø for a training flight. It hit some electrical wires and crashed into a field near Ørslev, Vordingborg, at 1030 hrs. The aircraft was destroyed (at 100%) and the pilot, Uffz Günther Lühmann, was killed. The student pilot, Uffz Richard Lankenau, was injured and was taken to the hospital in Næstved by a Danish ambulance.

Lühmann was brought back by Luftwaffe personnel taken to Fliegerplatz Avnø. He was laid to rest in Bispebjerg cemetery in København on the 13th at 0800 hrs. His remains were on 5 January 1945 moved to København Vestre cemetery where he rest today.


Revision history:

08-Jan-2017 10:17 Laurent Rizzotti Added
03-Jan-2019 11:45 TigerTimon Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
17-Dec-2019 22:14 Nepa Updated [Operator, Operator]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description

The Aviation Safety Network is an exclusive service provided by:
Quick Links:

CONNECT WITH US: FSF on social media FSF Facebook FSF Twitter FSF Youtube FSF LinkedIn FSF Instagram

©2023 Flight Safety Foundation

1920 Ballenger Av, 4th Fl.
Alexandria, Virginia 22314