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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 67990
Last updated: 24 October 2019
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Date:20-JAN-1998
Time:c. 21:05
Type:Silhouette image of generic TOR model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Panavia Tornado IDS
Owner/operator:Marineflieger (German Naval Aviation) MFG2
Registration: 45+26
C/n / msn: GS174/4226
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rottumerplaat -   Netherlands
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Vliland
Destination airport:Eggebek
Narrative:
Crashed into Wadden Sea (Waddenzea) about 15 km from Borkum; returned from practise over Dutch bombing range; aircraft and crew never found; pilot KLt Martin Minn (30, 1700 hrs) and WSO KLt Achim Schäkel (36) did not eject and were killed; one taileron blocked for unknown reasons while flying a roll.

Sources:

http://web.archive.org/web/20150923234910/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Aircraft_by_Type/Tornado_Germany.htm
Hamburger Abendblatt 22.1./27.1./2.2./3.2./7.2.1998
http://www.weltkriegsopfer.de/
https://www.flugzeugforum.de//forum/showthread.php?8619-Tornado-Verluste


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Aug-2009 11:30 Vaclav Kudela Added
31-May-2011 07:13 TB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Location, Country, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
18-Jan-2014 19:07 TB Updated [Cn, Operator, Source]

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