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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249120
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Date:29-MAY-1942
Time:17:05 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic d217 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 217J
Owner/operator:Ergänzungsstaffel/NJG 2 Luftwaffe
Registration: 1293
MSN: R4+CS
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Berlin-Schönefeld airfield -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Heimatflug (non-operational sortie)
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed under unknown circumstances, followed by an impact fire.

(FF) Leutnant Horst Schimmel
(Bf) Unteroffizier Anton Basse
(Bs) Unteroffizier Hugo Rode
(T.P.) Obergefreiter Andreas Bauer

Schönefeld was an Industriehafen built 1935-36 for the Henschel firm. Its main activity during the was was the assembly of Ju 88 bombers along with some experimental work. Askania and Telefunken manufactured and installed airborne radar sets, primarily the Lichtenstein apparatus.

Sources:

GQM (#6-9); NVM (NJG2_IV_016)
http://ww2.dk/Airfields%20-%20Germany%20[1937%20Borders].pdf


Images:


KTB FlH Gilze-Rijen source: BAMA, via J. Junker

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
25-Mar-2021 14:58 TigerTimon Added
26-Mar-2021 12:51 TigerTimon Updated [Operator]

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