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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 55907
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:11-APR-1979
Time:16:31
Type:Silhouette image of generic F4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas RF-4E Phantom II
Owner/operator:Luftwaffe (German Air Force) AG51
Registration: 35+45
C/n / msn: 4111
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:1
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Langensendelbach-Bräuningshof -   Germany
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Crashed into factory buildings (Firma Herbert Bauerfeind); pilot Major Volker Richter (36, 2100 hrs) and WSO Major Günter Meidinger were killed; the WSO tryed to eject, but too late; the village was the pilot's hometown; three people on the ground suffered serious burns, one man (Herbert Bauerfeind, 47) died later.

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 12.4./10.8.1979
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
http://www.nordbayern.de/nuernberger-nachrichten/nuernberg/ausgegraben-dusenjager-sturzte-in-fabrik-1.679540


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
24-May-2011 13:50 TB Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Source, Narrative]
24-May-2011 14:25 TB Updated [Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2011 16:46 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
26-May-2011 17:24 TB Updated [Location, Narrative]

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