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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 229391
Last updated: 6 January 2020
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Time:15:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado
Owner/operator:TLG 51 Luftwaffe
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Schleswig-Holstein region -   Germany
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
During a training flight with another aircraft, a German Tornado accidentally dropped two tanks in flight. A first reservoir was quickly found in a field in the Schleswig-Holstein region in the north of the country. They were dropped at a height of 6000 mt while they were empty. No injuries were reported on the ground.
The result of the preliminary report showed that the reason was not a technical issue, but an error made by the pilot.


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Revision history:

26-Sep-2019 19:31 Iceman 29 Added
06-Jan-2020 19:44 stehlik49 Updated [Operator, Embed code, Operator]

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